We have three locations, Old Worthington Library located in historic Old Worthington, Northwest Library, located in northwest Franklin County, and Worthington Park Library, located in northeast Worthington.
Find out more about each of our locations, including addresses, maps and directions.
We are open 9:00am to 9:00pm Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 6:00pm Fridays and Saturdays and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Access our full schedule of hours and holidays.
Food and covered drinks are permitted throughout the library. You may also enjoy our cafe services in the lobbies at Old Worthington Library and Northwest Library, where our vending machines offer lattes, cold drinks and a variety of snacks.
All residents of Ohio are eligible to apply for a library card. You may fill out an application in-person at any of our library locations or you can apply online. Please note that a photo ID with proof of current address will be required to receive your library card.
Patrons from participating libraries in the Central Library Consortium (CLC) can use their library cards to check out materials and use computers at Worthington Libraries. Participating libraries include Bexley Public Library, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Grandview Heights Public Library, Marysville Public Library, Pickaway County District Library, Pickerington Public Library, Plain City Public Library, Southwest Public Libraries, Upper Arlington Public Library and Wagnalls Memorial Library.
Worthington Libraries patrons may also use their library cards to check out materials at these participating CLC libraries.
A Worthington Libraries card is required to access certain online resources and to reserve certain types of materials in the library catalog, such as mobile hotspots, Playaway Launchpads and Discovery Kits.
Borrowing limits differ depending on the type of material (i.e., books, movies, audio items). Access the Borrower's Guide for full details.
You may reserve an item using the library catalog. After doing a search and locating the item you wish to reserve, click on its title from the search results to view details about the item and see which libraries own it or have it available. Look for the link that says "Reserve," in the upper right corner just below the cover image of the item (if available) or just above the list of libraries that own the item. After you click "Reserve," you can enter your library card number and PIN and specify your pickup location.
Check the status of your borrowed items by visiting My account.
You may renew in-person at any of our library locations. You can renew by phone using the Automated Renewal Line at 614-479-4400. You can also renew online by logging in to My account. For more details visit the Borrower's Guide.
You can make a request to extend your holds by calling the Circulation Desk at any of our locations:
Check to see if you have any fines by visiting My account. You can also contact us by telephone (614-807-2626) or ask in person.
Yes, the Library offers a variety of e-books and digital media that you can download to your portable device or stream from your computer.
Worthington Libraries selects materials on the basis of their value in terms of the interest, information, and enlightenment of all people in the community according to a policy on Materials/Resources Selection. If you wish the library to acquire a particular item, please make a Purchase Request by email, by phone (614-807-2626), or in person.
Find out on our full storytime schedule.
Upcoming programs at Worthington Libraries are listed on the library calendar.
We accept donations of books that are in good condition. Books not added to the collection are given to the Friends Foundation for their book sales on behalf of the library. If you wish to donate a large quantity of books, please contact Communications Specialist Hillary Kline by phone (614-807-2605) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Learn more about donations in our policy on Fundraising and Contributions.
revised July 2016