Harvard High School Art Show --opens Monday, April 25


Please join us the week of April 25 as we welcome the Harvard High School Art Show. We are honored to once again be the site for this annual display of works by the young artists in our community. Art will be displayed around the library in many different media and forms. The art will be on display until May 6.

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, May 3 at 10 a.m.


Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, May 3 at 10 a.m. in the Children's Area. We will read stories, sing songs, and craft on the theme of Mothers!

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

Teen Star Wars craft --Wednesday, May 4 at 3:30 p.m.


Teens 6th-12th grades are invited to join us to bead to the theme of Star Wars with Perler beads! These beads are shaped on a template and then ironed into place. Make the mini light-sabers as shown or try your hand at creating your own Star Wars themed image!

Registration is required. For more information or to register contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Teen Marvel Movie Marathan --Saturday, May 7 starting at 9:30 a.m.

The Harvard Diggins Library will host a Marvel Movie Marathon for Teens (6th-12th graders) on Saturday, May 7 starting with Captain America : the Winter Soldier at 9:30 a.m. The Avengers : Age of Ultron will follow at Noon. Antman will be the final feature in our marathon starting at 2:30 p.m.

Attendees are invited to bring their own snacks. These movies are rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and language. This is a FREE event for teens 6th-12th grades. No registration is required. For more information, contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Mercy Health System Wellness Station at the library --May 7 from 9:30-12-30 pm

Have a healthy heart! Meet nurses from Mercy Health System and receive FREE: Blood Pressure Screening, Heart Health Information, Body Mass Index screening (not for those with a pacemaker or defibrillator). Stickers, coloring books, and crayons for kids!

No registration necessary for this event. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions.

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!

Downloadable e-Materials Now Available

Zinio eMagazines are here! This free service offers 11 popular magazines in digital format. Browse our collection of full color titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. For more information about the service, click 'eDownloads' on the left or at the top right of this page.



Downloadable books for e-readers such as the Kindle™, Nook™, Kobo™, or Sony™ readers are now available to Harvard Diggins Library card holders. Audiobooks can also be borrowed and downloaded to your computer or portable player.



Additional audiobooks are available from OneClick Digital, a service of Recorded Books, Inc.

For the details on both services, CLICK HERE.

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