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Congratulations to Rachel Snyder on being hired as the next Director of the Worth Public Library District!

Ms. Snyder  comes to Worth from the Lemont Public Library District where they’d worked since 2018, including the past two years as Assistant Director.  After earning her Masters in Library and Information Services from Wayne State in Michigan, Ms. Snyder  began her career working at the public libraries in Glenview and Naperville.    


“This is a great opportunity and I can’t wait to start.” Snyder said.  “Both the Board and Staff are on the same page which is very exciting to see.”  


The Board appreciated Ms. Snyder’s experience with strategic planning, which will be a priority for the Library going forward.  Board President Bahira Karim noted that her passion for diversity, equity and inclusion stood out.  “Rachel understands the importance of having a library that mirrors its community.” Karim said.  

For additional information, visit the Worth Public Library’s website at

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