Adult Services

Basic Services

  • Holds  – The library will place holds on materials that the library owns for all  Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) cardholders.
  • Interlibrary Loan – The library will Interlibrary Loan materials owned by other libraries for Worth Public Library cardholders only.
  • Reciprocal Borrowing – Worth Public Library cardholders are able to use their library card at libraries that are members of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). Members of any Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) library are able to use their library card at Worth Public Library.
  • World War I: A World Gone Mad

    Jim Gibbons will present a program about World War I. Mr. Gibbons will highlight significant events that thrust the United States into World War I. April 6th, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into the war.

    April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Reading Roundtable Book Club

    Come and discuss books in the Library’s Book Club. We will be discussing “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline

    April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Reading Roundtable Book Club

    Come and discuss books in the Library’s Book Club

    May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Reading Roundtable Book Club

    Come and discuss books in the Library’s Book Club

    June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Reading Roundtable Book Club

    Come and discuss books in the Library’s Book Club

    July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room

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The Reading Roundtable is held on the third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm in the Library Meeting Room.

The following books will be discussed in the upcoming months:

  • April 18th at 2:00pm: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • Upcoming meeting dates are: April 18th, May 16th, June 20th , July18th

Click here for a PDF list of previously discussed books.

logo-museum-adventure-passUse your Adult Worth Public Library card to check out free admission to museums in the Chicagoland area (includes Brookfield Zoo). These passes are available on a first come, first served basis.

Please visit the Circulation Desk or the Adult Services Desk at the library to check on availability of passes for the museum of your choice.

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To place holds on upcoming books or your favorite authors, go to our dedicated Forthcoming Books page…

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday & Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

The Library is closed on the following days:

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Eve

 

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