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.
  • To Your Credit

    Find out how to build and repair your credit history. Items to be discussed include understanding your credit report and assisting you in building a positive credit history.

    August 22 @ 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 The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers. We will be meeting at 1:00 pm at The Edge Restaurant at Water’s Edge Golf Course.

    September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Edge Restaurant
  • Shift Your Assets from Clutter to Cash

    Shift Your Assets from Clutter to Cash. This program addresses: The true costs to your wallet and well-being of having too much stuff, How to determine what to let go and what to keep, The best resources for valuing and selling or recycling your items, And More

    September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Painting Workshop: Fall Birch Trees

    Beginners welcome! Celebrate fall with a seasonal painting workshop. Christine Thornton will guide you through a fun, high success painting process. First we’ll draw birch trees on watercolor paper and outline with permanent marker. Then learn to use watercolor pencils to add vibrant color to your painting.

    October 3 @ 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

    October 17 @ 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 usually at 2:00 pm in the Library Meeting Room.

The following books will be discussed in the upcoming months:

  • September 19th at 1:00 pm at The Edge Restaurant at Water’s Edge Golf Course: The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers
  • Upcoming meeting dates are: October 17th, November 21st, and December 19th

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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Sponsored by The Friends of the Worth Library

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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