Youth 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.

  • Storytime Takes You Everywhere-Jump in the Pool

    Jump in the pool at our Tuesday morning storytime. The program will be geared toward children ages 3-5, but older and younger siblings are welcome.

    July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Animal Detectives

    Can you identify an animal by its footprint? Attend our program to learn about animal tracking and create a fun art project. Grades 1 and up. Registration required at the Circulation Desk. Registration starts one week before the program.

    July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Smarty Pants Balloon Show

    Tickets available starting July 13th while supplies last. You must have a Worth library card, and register in person. No phone registrations will be accepted.

    July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Bingo

    Play Bingo and win prizes. Grades 1 and up.

    July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Story Books, Read Alongs, Videos, Language Learning, Puzzles & Games

Tumble Book Library

Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks, & Videos

Go to the Kids CollectionGo to the Teens Collection

Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

Juvenile Fiction

Juvenile Non-Fiction


Sponsored by The Friends of the Worth Library

Youth programs and events:


School Assignment Alert

For Teachers and School Librarians
Fill out the below School Assignment Alert form to help us prepare for the needs of your students. Advance notice will help to provide your students with as many library resources as possible based on the information you provide.

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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4 - Circulation Desk
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6 - Technical Services
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