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 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.

* Northwest Library and Worthington Park Library's homework help centers are open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The Old Worthington Library center is open from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Each center has dedicated computers, courtesy printing of homework-related materials and library staff and volunteers to help students with school assignments.

* Teens can make locker decorations, such as photo frames, magnets and note catchers, at Northwest Library on Thursday, Sept. 10. Rock Your Locker starts at 6:30 p.m.

* If you have questions about planting, harvesting and saving seed, ask local gardening experts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. A Growers' Gab event has been created on the library's Facebook page, facebook.com/worthingtonlibraries; to participate, click "like" (if you don't already follow the library). The session is online only.

* An Abraham Lincoln Storytime is planned for ages 2-5 at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Old Worthington Library. Children can also make a stovepipe hat and pose for a penny portrait.

* A special Saturday morning storytime is planned for babies and their caregivers at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Northwest Library. Older siblings are welcome and encouraged to bring a stuffed animal or doll to be their "baby."

* An afternoon of artillery demonstrations is planned for Saturday, Sept. 12, at the McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St. From noon to 5 p.m., members of the Civil War reenactment group 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery A will fire a cannon every hour on the hour. Following each demonstration, members will explain the history behind their clothing, artillery and the military formations they use.

* Robert Brugler will use humor and an encyclopedic knowledge of Abraham Lincoln to bring the man to life. Starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, hear stories of Lincoln's time in the White House as he might have told them himself. A Visit with Abe will take place at Old Worthington Library.

* Teens are invited for an afternoon of role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Dungeon World or others at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. No experience is necessary to attend this Northwest Library event.

* At 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, guitarist and historian Steve Ball will perform The Music of the Civil War at Old Worthington Library.

* Bring the whole family to the Hartford Park ballfield at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, to learn Civil War-era baseball rules and terminology, then team up for a game.

* A Hexcellent Ever After High Book Party is planned for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Worthington Park Library. Ages 6-11 can decorate their own magic mirror, speak Riddlish and enjoy other activities based on the popular books.

* The library will partner with the McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St., to show Glory (rated R) on Tuesday, Sept. 15, as part of The Civil War on Screen series. The movie will start at 7 p.m. at the MAC.

* April 1865: The Month that Saved America by Jay Winik will be the topic of the Wednesday, Sept. 16, meeting of Northwest Passages, a Northwest Library morning book discussion group. A 10:30 a.m. start is scheduled.

* The first installment in the Wednesday Nights with Lincoln series, planned Wednesday, Sept. 16, will feature Mark Reinhart, author of Abraham Lincoln on Screen, who will take participants on a tour of the film and television portrayals of the 16th president through the decades. The program starts at 7 p.m.

* The library's English Conversation Group for new English language learners will meet at Old Worthington Library at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 2. Library staff will help participants with basic English skills practice pronunciation and talking in English.