The Worthington Library
Photo by Ed Pelletier


Events for Children:

Worthington’s Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World, will run from July 13 to August 17, each Thursday morning at 10:30am. Here is the line-up: July 13, Circus Minimus, a One-Man Circus in a Suitcase; July 20, Tom Ricardi’s Birds of Prey; July 27, Bates & Tincknell with Under One Sky; August 3, Jungle Jim, Minecraft Madness; August 10, Jennifer Lee, Local Indian History and Culture in the Wigwam; August 17, MJ Maichack, Fairy House Craft Make and Take. Participants are encouraged to sign up at the library for the program and receive bookmarks and reading logs. Everyone is eligible for prizes donated by the Massachusetts Library System and their sponsors. Drawings for the prizes will be held at the close of summer reading and prizes will be sent to the winners. Join the fun on Thursday mornings at the library.

WEE READ meets on Mondays at 10am in the Children’s Room. Story and small crafts to enjoy.

Events for Adults:

Check out ebooks from the Commonwealth eBook Collection. Come into the library to get your library id and learn how to access bestsellers, classics, DIY books and more. eBooks for everyone!

Genealogy (every 1st Saturday, 10 am)

Genealogy Club is mixing it up a bit for the summer! We will meet on Thursday July 13 from 6-8pm. If Saturdays haven’t been easy for you, try Thursday evening.

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

The book for June’s discussion is the non-fiction book Evicted; poverty and profit in the American city by Matthew Desmond. We will discuss it on Thursday, June 29 at 7:00pm.

New Acquisitions

What’s New?
No Easy Target – Iris Johansen
Lola – Melissa Scrivner Love
T.C.Boyle Stories II – T.C.Boyle
Last Words – Michael Koryta

Miss something? Check the Recent Acquisitions lists near the photocopier.

Looking for newspapers, academic journals or more information? Try the Massachusetts Library System’s Statewide Databases.

Add Art to your experience. The library has passes to Berkshire Museum, The Clark, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Mass MoCA, Smith College Art Museum., and Wistariahurst Museum.

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**We now have an easy way for you help the library. We can receive a 5% return if you shop at All you have to do is log in at which is the direct link to the Worthington Library as your chosen non-profit. When you shop with your usual Amazon password, they will download the 5% from all purchases right into our bank account! Thanks!