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You can access great databases full of information on the library's website. These databases can be accessed at the library or at home and offer the same information found in reference books, newspapers, journals, and magazines. You can read the information and print it right from your computer! You'll need a Worthington Libraries library card to access these databases from home.

Search for a specific animal or species using one of the following databases to get information:


Make sure your information is coming from a reliable source. Here are some websites with animal information that our librarians recommend:


For books about a specific animal, check out some of the nonfiction book series that focus on different endangered, rare, or special animals around the world:

Reference books

The books on the following list cannot be checked out, but you can look through them while you are at the library and make copies of the pages you need. Library staff can help you locate these books and use the copier.


Stefanie S

I worked at Worthington Libraries from 2012-2021, and think books are pretty great! I have a soft spot for beautiful picture books, novels in verse and good science fiction. When I'm not reading children's books, you can find me drinking coffee, reading Scandinavian interior blogs and petting the neighborhood cats. 

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