NOTICE: Library Hours --Closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 for Independence Day!


The library will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4, 2016 in honor of Independence Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.

The library staff wishes all a happy and safe holiday!

Pool Noodle Flower Craft --Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.


Create a beautiful floral display using pool noodles! All ages are welcome although kids under age 5 should have an adult helper.

Registration is required. Sign up at the summer reading program desk. For more information or to register contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Lunch and Listen with 'The BFG' --continues Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.

Bring your lunch and listen to staff read The BFG. Simple activities will complement the story. Kids who attend at least three of the five scheduled sessions on Wednesdays through July 6 (or read for 400 minutes) will earn a free ticket to a private showing of The BFG on Saturday, July 9 at Classic Cinemas in Woodstock. All ages are welcome.

This is a Summer Reading Program event. Registration in the program and for this event is required. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions.

Adult Movie Night --'A League of their Own' on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.


Adults are invited to watch the movie 'A League of their Own' and enjoy conversation after. After the movie, adult participants may register for a raffle drawing of two tickets to a Rockford Rivets basegall game!

Registration is required. Sign up at the summer reading program desk. This movie is Rated PG.

Worm Races! --Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

A return of the ever-popular worm racing event! Choose a contender from our wide assortment of Canadian thoroughbred racing worms then get ready to watch them slide to the finish! All ages are welcome.

Registration is required. Sign up at the summer reading program desk. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions.

Summer Reading Program Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, July 5 at 10 a.m.


Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, July 5 at 10 a.m. in the Children's Area. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Karen and Miss Anna for stories, songs, and crafts every Tuesday throughout the summer. Registration is required.

Please register for Storytime at the Summer Reading Program Desk. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 for more information or to register. See you on the Penny Carpet!

Did you know...that the Library has its own Geocache?

Do you love to Geocache? Try finding the Library's own cache! Located on the library campus, the cache can be found by entering these coordinates in your smart phone's mapping app: 42⁰25’26”N, 88⁰36’9”W. If you find the cache, keep it a secret so others can enjoy finding it too!

For more information, call the library at 815-943-4671.

PrinterOn! Remote printing now available at Harvard Diggins Library

The Harvard Diggins Library now offers remote printing from your device to the library's printer. Simply click on the PrinterOn! link on the left side of our webpage, follow the prompts, and pick up and pay for a print at the library! The service is also available to use through either an Android or I-Phone app.

For more information about this service, contact the library at 815-943-4671 or ask staff at the circulation desk.

Don't know what to read? The popular NoveList Plus resource is now included in the Library's catalog!

Discover your next great read--right in the library's catalog! Find read-alikes, series titles, reviews, and more! Ask a librarian to show you NoveList now in the catalog!

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