NOTICE: Library Hours --Thanksgiving Holiday hours for November 27-29, 2019

Please note that the library will CLOSE EARLY on Wednesday, November 27 at 5:00 p.m. and then will be CLOSED on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Regular hours resume on Saturday, November 30.

The staff of the Harvard Diggins Library wishes all of our patrons a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Teen Writers' Workshop --NaNoWriMo event for teens on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.

Did you know that November is National Novel Writing Month? What better time to start our new Teen Writing Workshop! Teens in Grades 6 - 12 are invited to join us on Monday, November 25 at 3:30 p.m. for our first session of this ongoing workshop. Bring in your existing or new writing projects. Get inspired from other writing wannabes by sharing, suggesting, and supporting the next best seller.

Registration is required. Open ONLY to teens in grades 6-12. Call the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or to sign up.

Pre-School Storytime! --continues Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Kids ages 3 through 5 and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Anna and Mrs. Karen each Tuesday for stories, songs, and a craft based on a weekly theme. This Fall edition of pre-school story time continues on Tuesday, November 26 at 3:00 p.m.

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!

Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library News -- 'Children's Books' on sale in the lobby

The Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library are currently hosting a Children's Books sale in the library foyer. Board books, picture books, easy readers, all priced to sell at .10 cents each or 12 for a $1.00. All proceeds benefit the programming at YOUR public library!

We thank the Friends for all of the hard work and dedication to YOUR library that makes these sales happen! For more information about the book sales or how to become a 'Friend' of the Harvard Diggins Library, contact the library at 815-943-4671. The proceeds from the sales directly benefit the Harvard Diggins Library. We thank you for your support!

Your New PrairieCat Account


In May of 2019, Harvard Diggins Library became a fully participating member of the PrairieCat library consortium, which includes over 130 public, school, academic, and special libraries. By joining PrairieCat, our library cardholders now have direct access to over 8 million items shared among these libraries! In addition to this new larger collection, a few of the perks included in this new change are access to a much wider variety of books, movies, CDs, and video games; the ability to pay fines online from your account; and receiving text alerts about holds or overdue items.

To take a look at your new catalog, click here! Feel free to contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or ask a staff member at the circulation desk to give you a tour of the new catalog.

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