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.

  • Reading Roundtable Book Club

    Come and discuss books in the Library’s Book Club. This month we will be discussing Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict.

    February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Art Appreciation 101

    Learn to talk intelligently about works of art. Are you a fan of art but uncertain how to talk about it?  Do you want to understand more about a painting or sculpture than what the label on the wall tells about it?  Learn how to analyze how an artwork is “built” out of colors, lines and similar visual

    March 18 @ 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.

    March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room
  • Old Time Radio with Steve Darnall

    Mystery and Horror Shows in the Golden Age of Radio

    April 15 @ 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.

    April 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at Worth Library Meeting Room

 

 

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The Reading Roundtable is usually held on the third Tuesday of the month usually at 1:30 pm in the Library Meeting Room.

The following books will be discussed in the upcoming months:

 

 

 

 

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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