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.
  • Virtual Programs –  During this time we are unable to have programs in the library. But we are happy to be able to offer you virtual programs.
    In the first of a video series of cooking and baking we have Chef Mike Niksic presenting his program on baking Challah Bread. The video can be found at https://youtu.be/aiyJqNc2sN8
    When Chef Niksic opened the Jewish Deli P’Nosh he made many a loaf with this recipe. Not only is there a traditional version but a cinnamon raisin currant version.
    For the recipe please Click Here.
  • Fall Reading Program

    Fall into Reading with the Worth Public Library! Read and complete activities to win great prizes!! We are using a service called Beanstack to offer you a fall reading program online. Visit our fall reading website to register now. Kids and adults are welcome to participate. https://worthlibrary.beanstack.org/ You can also download the Beanstack Tracker app from the Google Play Store or Apple

    September 20 @ 12:00 am - November 20 @ 11:30 pm
  • Virtual Program – Banana Bread Recipes

    Worth Public Library is happy to be able to provide Virtual Programming. Chef Mike Niksic presents his baking program for Banana Bread, Banana Bread Pudding and Banana Bread French Toast. https://youtu.be/WY19Op7JX6s Click here for the recipes.

    October 12 - November 1 at ONLINE

 

 

View all upcoming adult events…

 

 

The Worth Reading Bookclub 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.

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/faq

 


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 - Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 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:

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