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.

* Homework Help Centers, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at Northwest and Worthington Park libraries and 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at Old Worthington Library. Each center has dedicated computers, free printing for homework-related materials and library staff and volunteers to help students with school assignments.

* Donate Socks and Open Locks: Free House Elves, through Nov. 30 at all three library locations. Planned in conjunction with Harry Potter Day (Nov. 12), this sock donation drive benefits the Worthington Resource Pantry (and house elves throughout the city).

* Drop-In Discovery, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 5 at Old Worthington Library. Themed early literacy activities and fort-building fun are planned for preschoolers.

* Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at Old Worthington Library. Bring gently used puzzles (no more than five) to swap. Make sure no pieces are missing.

* 3-D Game Development Workshop, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Worthington Park Library. The pros at Game U will give 9- to 13-year-olds a behind-the-scenes look at how 3-D games are constructed. Registration is required.

* Knights of the Northwest: Teen Role-Playing Club, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Northwest Library. No experience is necessary to participate in this tabletop role-playing club.

* Warm Up Worthington Blanket Bee, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Old Worthington Library. Participants will knit, crochet and assemble 7-by-9-inch blocks for blankets that will be donated to Columbus-area charities. Bring needles.

* Find Your Next Great Read, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at facebook.com/worthingtonlibraries. Library staff will offer reading suggestions online.

* English Conversation Group, 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Old Worthington Library. Library staff will help participants with basic English skills practice pronunciation and talking in English.

* Color Me Relaxed, 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Northwest Library. Teens and adults are invited to discover why coloring books aren't just for children.

* A Romp through Ohio's Flora and Fauna, 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Old Worthington Library. Columbus Dispatch columnist and noted birder and botanist Jim McCormac will share his long-time fascination with the natural world as part of the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries annual meeting. The public is invited.