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.

* Old Worthington Library's Thursday Morning Book Discussion Group will consider Chris Matthews' Tip and the Gipper at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19.

* A videogame extravaganza is planned for teens at 3:30 pm Fridays through Nov. 20 at Old Worthington Library.

* Local veterinarian Dr. George Norris will share tips for Finding the Perfect Pet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. The Old Worthington Library program is intended for ages 8 and up.

* A special Saturday morning storytime is planned for babies and their caregivers at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Northwest Library. Older siblings are welcome and encouraged to bring a stuffed animal or doll to be their "baby."

* A Warm Up Worthington blanket bee is scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Northwest Library. During the event, which starts at 3:30 p.m., participants will knit and crochet 7-by-9-inch blocks for blankets to be donated to Columbus-area charities. Bring needles; yarn and templates will be provided.

* 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.