The Thursday Morning Book Discussion Group will consider Tobias Wolfe's "Old School" at 10:30 a.m. today (July 28) at Old Worthington Library.

The following programs are offered by Worthington Libraries. Old Worthington Library is at 820 High St., Northwest Library is at 2280 Hard Road and Worthington Park Library is at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive. Call (614) 807-2626.

The Thursday Morning Book Discussion Group will consider Tobias Wolfe's "Old School" at 10:30 a.m. today (July 28) at Old Worthington Library. During "Science Caf: Too Big to Sleep in Your Bed," children will learn about caring for large animals from experts at Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Presented in partnership with OSU Libraries and Sigma Xi-OSU chapter, the program will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Northwest Library. Free tickets are required and are available at the library's children's desk. Northwest Library's outdoor concert season will close at 7 p.m. Friday, July 29, with a circus-themed performance by the Scioto Valley Brass & Percussion Company. In the event of rain, it will be held in the library. An all-ages puppet show, to be held at Worthington Park Library on Saturday, July 30, will feature adaptations of the books "Memoirs of a Goldfish" and "Cooking with Henry & Elliebelly," plus an original skit written by library staff. The show will start at 10 a.m. On Monday, Aug. 1, an expert from Ameriprise Financial will share strategies to help participants plan for their retirement goals with savings and investments. Those attending will also learn ways to navigate potential economic challenges. The program starts at 7 p.m. at Old Worthington Library. Worthington Libraries' newest book discussion group, Decanted, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at House Wine, 644 N. High St. The selected title is "Merlot Murders" by Ellen Crosby. Speaking Volumes, an evening book discussion group, will meet to discuss Tracy Chevalier's "Remarkable Creatures" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3.