NOTICE: Library Hours --Closed Thursday-Friday, November 23-24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday


Please note that the library will CLOSE AT 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 22 and remain CLOSED on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, November 25.

The library staff wishes all of our patrons a happy and safe holiday!

Conceptos básicos de la computadora --Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Aprenderá los principios básicos de la computadora, como el ratón de computadora, el teclado, para usar la Internet, el correo electrónico y la navegación web. El registro es necesario para estas clases GRATIS. El tamaño de la clase está limitado a 5 participantes por clase. Regístrese pronto en la biblioteca.

Estas clases son financiadas por una beca por la Fundación de la Comunidad del Condado de McHenry.

Pre-School Storytime continues! --Tuesday, November 21, 2017 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, November 21 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!

Super Couponing with Jill Cataldo --Saturday, November 25, 2017 starting at 1:00 p.m.

Do you feel like you’re spending too much money on groceries? Want to learn a fun, easy way to save money and shop smarter? Join us on Saturday, November 25 at 1:00 p.m. to meet nationally recognized coupon expert Jill Cataldo! She will teach you the couponing secrets of the pros, which stores will let you stack store and manufacturer coupons, and how to track sales and discounts online!

Jill Cataldo is the founder of Super-Couponing® workshops and author of the nationally-syndicated newspaper column and video series Super-Couponing Tips enjoyed by over 20 million people each week. She has shared her coupon expertise with Inside Edition, Fox News, TIME Magazine, ABC World News, PBS, and more, and now she'll be at our very own Harvard Diggins Library to conduct her famous Super-Couponing workshop!

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Please pre-register for this free workshop by calling the library at 815-943-4671.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meeting --Monday, November 27, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Harvard teens in 6th-12th grades are invited to join us on Monday, November 27 at 3:30 p.m. for this month's TAG meeting. What is TAG? A place to talk about what you want in books, movies, and programs in YOUR library! Meet new friends, eat cookies, and provide your input! This month's meeting will include Holiday Cardmaking for our local Harvard seniors! There will be glitter!

Registration is required. TAG meets monthly at the Harvard Diggins Library on the last Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. TAG is open to teens in grades 6 - 12. To sign up for TAG or if you have any questions, ask at the circulation desk or contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Movie Night! 'The Glass Castle' --on the big screen Monday, November 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Join us on Monday, November 27 at 6:00 p.m. for a free showing of the new release The Glass Castle. Based on the book by Jeanette Walls, this movie tells the true story of Jeanette's life as a girl raised in a chaotic, ever-changing home by her imaginative but alcoholic father and artistic but often depressed mother. Starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, and Woody Harrelson.

Movie licensing provided by Swank Motion Pictures.

Free and open to the public. This film is Rated PG-13 and runs for 2 hours and 7 minutes. Doors open for seating at 5:45 p.m., movie starts at 6:00 p.m. Participants are welcome to bring their own dinner or snacks to the movie. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions.

Craft Lab for teens : Book ornaments! --Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Teens in the 6th - 12th grades are invited to join us for a Craft Lab on Wednesday, November 29 at 3:30 p.m. to create festive ornaments using the pages of recycled books and glitter! Get an early start on your holiday decor or gift giving!

Registration is required. This event is open to teens in 6th-12th grades only. Registration is required, so we can prepare to have enough supplies for everyone. Call 815-943-4671 to sign up.

Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library News --Support the Library while you shop this season, 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 towards the them, which raises money for your library. It’s a great way to give back this holiday shopping season! 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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