Adult Services

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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.
  • Academy Awards Ballot Contest

    Pick up a ballot at our Circulation Desk starting on January 31st to vote for the winners of the 94th Academy Awards. Drop off before March 10th and the ballot

    January 31 - March 10
  • Tai Chi and Qi Gong

    Register at: https://bit.ly/WPLDFeb  Invest in your health with T’ai Chi & Qigong. Try meditation in motion, inner healing, and relaxation in this introductory class with William Gray of Classical T’ai

    February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Chicago: In the Belly of the Blues

    Register at: https://bit.ly/WPLDFeb   Local musician Terry Abrahamson takes the audience back to the crossroads of musical history with tales and photos from his book, “In the Belly of the Blues,”

    February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes to Freedom on the Underground Railroad™

    Register at: https://bit.ly/WPLDFeb  Join Connie Martin as she tells the stories passed down to her Great Grandmother Lizzie of how her family survived the Anti-bellum period through trials and tribulations,

    February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Worth Watching: Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day follows the intertwining storylines of a group of Los Angelinos as they find their way through romance over the course of one Valentine’s Day. Popcorn will be served.

    February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

 

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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.

Worth Public Library District is now a part of Explore More Illinois! Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders access to discounts at museums, park districts, historical societies, zoos, art centers, recreational facilities, and other attractions.
Patrons can log in with their library card number and PIN.
The library card must be an Adult card in good standing.

https://exploremore.quipugroup.net/?Worth

For Frequently Asked Questions click here https://exploremoreillinois.org/

 


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 - 8:00 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

 

Phone Prompts at
708-448-2855:

0 - Operator
1 - Hours, Address
2 - Adult Services
3 - Youth Services
4 - Circulation Desk
5 - Business Office
6 - Technical Services
7 - Director