Worthen Library is Open!

The Worthen Library staff are happy to be reopening the library to the public! Starting Tuesday June 23rd our hours will be:

  • Monday 10 am to 3 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am to 3 pm
  • Wednesday 10 am to 8 pm
  • Thursday 10 am to 3 pm
  • Friday 10 am to 2 pm
  • Saturday 10 am to 2 pm

Here are some helpful tips and info for the reopening phase:

Please wear a face mask. There will be masks available if you happen to forget yours.

Patrons can browse the collections for up to 30 minutes.

One computer available for research/essential needs, sign up ahead of time for a time slot. Users who bring their own device may use the wifi and print as possible, but can only stay in the building for 30 minutes.

There will no programs, gatherings, or seating. There will be greatly increased sanitation practices and all the social distancing guidelines that members of the public are likely used to by now (keep six feet apart, wear a facial covering while in the building, wash hands or use hand sanitizer).

During this reopening phase, curbside pickup will be available by request, and will require a day’s notice in order for staff to safely prepare materials.

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The Worthen Society Celebrates Generosity


Considering donating? Your contribution will help ensure that the Library’s collection, technology, and programming continue to grow and to meet the needs of our Islands community.  While local taxpayer dollars help to cover operating expenses, private donations make it possible to perpetuate a truly great public library.

The Worthen Society was established to recognize those who have made a financial commitment to the library. Please visit the Library Foundation’s page to find out how you can make a difference in our ongoing fundraising effort.

About the Library

The Worthen Library provides a central spot and a rich resource for our Island community to gather and grow. Come explore our diverse collection of  books, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, museum and park passes and more!