Today is Monday,
July 13th, 2020

  • Board of Trustees Meeting
    July 14, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Summer Reading 2020 is going virtual! 
Click here to pre-register for the reading challenge today!
Log your reading and activities to earn virtual raffle tickets for great prizes! Logging begins June 29th. Raffle prizes will be drawn and distributed at the end of the program in August.
Registration is free. No library card is required, but you must be a Worth resident to win prizes. Kids and adults are welcome to participate. There are programs for all ages.
Be sure to check our Facebook page and website for events and programs. Information is coming soon!
Email us at ysreg@worthlibrary.com with any questions, or call 708-448-2855 x3.  

           For Worth Cardholders only

We are happy to announce that we will begin curbside service starting on Wednesday, June 10th.
Interlibrary Loan is not available at this time.

To place holds

Our pickup schedule will be:
Monday – Friday  11:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 11:00am – 1:00pm

 To pick up your holds:

  • Park in our parking lot.
  • Text 708-426-0022 or call 708-448-2855 x4 to let us know that you are here.
  • Once we know you are here, a staff member following appropriate protective procedures will bring your bagged items to your car and place them in the trunk.
  • All of the items will already be checked out with due date cards. Additionally, you will have a printed receipt with the due dates.

At this time we cannot place holds for books and other materials not owned by Worth Public Library.

If you are returning items please put them in the book drop instead of handing them directly to staff.

You can place DVDs and audiobooks in the book drop for the time being.

The book drop is open now for returns.
Please do not drop off donations at this time.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

  • Board of Trustees Meeting

    Public Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Online Dinosaur Encounter with Janet Riehecky

    Online Dinosaur Encounter with Janet Riehecky See fossils and real dinosaur bones, and follow the clues to learn the latest theories about dinosaurs: how big they grew, what they ate, how they lived together and why they fought.  A link to the video will be posted on our Facebook page and website Thursday, July 16th at

    July 16 @ 6:00 pm - July 18 @ 11:30 pm
  • Watercolor Rabbit and Flower Online Painting Workshop

    Watercolor Rabbit and Flower Online Painting Workshop for Adults and Kids with Christine Thornton (ages 9-Adult) Celebrate the summer season with this art class taught by art teacher Christine Thornton. First, we’ll warm up with a wildflower, then we’ll zoom in on a rabbit’s face for our final piece. Christine will teach you some fun,

    July 20 @ 6:00 pm - July 22 @ 11:30 pm

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Library News

New Digital Library Card Registration 05/12/20 - Register for a Library Card If you do not currently have a library card you can register for a digital card now. Patron Registration Sign up for a digital card to access all of our online resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks, and online databases. You must be at least 13 years of age to register. For […]
Virtual Mother’s Day Program 05/7/20 - https://vimeo.com/414988599 Our virtual Mother’s Day Program is available now! We hope you enjoy it.
Worth Library Will Not Be Accepting Donations For The Foreseeable Future 03/13/20 - The Worth Public Library will not be accepting donations of any types of materials for the foreseeable future. The Library will post an announcement when we will resume accepting donations. Thank you for your cooperation.

Posted July 11th, 1:14 pm

Rabbit and Flower: An Online Art Workshop
For ages 9 - Adult Begins July 20th 6:00pm

We will post the link on July 20th. It will be available for one week.

Celebrate the warm summer season with this art class taught by art teacher Christine Thornton. First we’ll warm up by drawing a wildflower, then we’ll zoom in on a rabbit’s face for our final piece. Christine will teach you some fun, easy coloring techniques using either watercolor paints or regular colored pencils (whichever you have at home). This online class includes an instructional video, and a chance to connect with the teacher and classmates on Facebook.
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