"From Obscurity to Greatness: Illinois and Lincoln" --presentation by Kevin Woods on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Please join us on Thursday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. for a very special presentation in celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial! Lincoln impersonator Kevin Woods will join us as "Mr. Lincoln" and tell us the story of how Illinois, and Lincoln, grew from obscurity to greatness during Illinois’ early years.

This program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Registration is required to attend. Call the library at 815-943-4671 to sign up.

Pre-School Storytime! --Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Pre-Schoolers and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Karen and Miss Anna for Pre-School Storytime on Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. Each week will feature a theme with stories and activities.

Pre-school story time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Registration is required. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 for more information or to register. See you on the Penny Carpet!

Game On! --video gaming for teens returns Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Harvard teens in grades 6-12 are invited to play video games on our Nintendo Switch on Tuesday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m. Game On! will then continue every Tuesday of the month beginning at 5:30 p.m. during the school year. Call to reserve a time slot!

Open ONLY to teens in the 6th - 12th grades. Registration is required. Call 815-943-4671 to sign up for a time slot.

Bluestem Readers for Homeschooled students --Book Club continues Wednesday, September 19 at 10:00 a.m.

Homeschooled students in grades 3-5 are welcome to join us every other Wednesday as we read books from the 2019 Bluestem Reader's Choice list. Discussions will include activities to enhance the stories. Our next session is on Wednesday, September 19 at 10:00 a.m.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Mrs. Karen at the library or by phone at 815-943-4671.

Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library News --Support the Library while you shop, with Amazon Smile :)

The Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library is now part of Amazon Smile! Whenever you shop on smile.amazon.com, you can opt to support our Friends group and 0.5% of your purchase will go to the Friends who raise money for your library. It’s a great way to give back to your public library! Support your library by choosing “Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library” as your selected charity before checkout.

If you have any questions, contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Try out our new app! --Download now to have library services at your fingertips!

Are you on a mobile device? Download the FREE Northern Illinois Cooperative App! Search the catalog, check your account, request an item, download an e-book, even pay a fine --all from the Northern Illinois Cooperative Mobile App!

To download, visit the Google Play store or the iOS App Store and search for "NIC Libraries". If you have any questions, please contact the library at 815-943-4671.

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