Smart speaker and smartphone
Find out what's happening at the Library with just your voice

Revised

June 15, 2018

If you have an Amazon Echo or Google Home smart speaker, finding out what's happening at Worthington Libraries is just an ask away.

Alexa Skill

An Alexa Skill, developed specifically for Worthington Libraries, is now available in the Skill Store. There are several ways to enable the skill on your device: 

  1. Just say, "Alexa, enable Worthington Libraries skill."
  2. Go to Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device, search for the skill "Worthington Libraries," click "enable skill."
  3. Go to alexa.amazon.com on your computer, search for the skill "Worthington Libraries," click "enable skill."
  4. Go to Amazon.com, search for "Worthington Libraries," select the skill, click "enable skill."

Once enabled, you can search for library events at any of our locations. Sample questions:

  • What's happening today at Worthington Park Library?
  • Are there any events for teens this weekend at Northwest Library?
  • What's going on tomorrow at Old Worthington Library?

For more information about events, say "get details." You can navigate through event details by saying "next," "previous" or "repeat."

Google Action

A Google Action, developed specifically for Worthington Libraries, is now available in the Google Actions Directory. You can talk to Google Assistant on your Google Home smart speaker, or talk or type in the Google Assistant app on your device. To use the Action:

  • Just say, "Hey Google, talk to Worthington Libraries."

You can search for library events at any of our locations. Sample questions:

  • What's happening today?
  • What's going on this week at Old Worthington Library?
  • Are there any events for toddlers this weekend?

You can navigate through event details by saying "next," "previous" or "repeat."

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