Game On! --video gaming for teens returns Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Harvard teens in grades 6-12 are invited to play video games on our Nintendo Switch on Tuesday, August 21 at 5:30 p.m. Game On! will then continue on each third 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.

LEGO Build-it! Club for Grades K-5 --returns Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

LEGO builders in Grades K-5 are invited to join Miss Karen on Thursday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. for the first meeting of LEGO Build-it! Club for this school year. The Library will supply the Legos; you supply the ideas and skills to match Miss Karen's challenge for that evening! Lego creations will be displayed in the Library's display case after the meeting.

Registration is required. LEGO Build-it! Club will meet once-a-month on Thursdays throughout the school year. Please check our program calendar or website and Facebook pages for exact dates. A parent/caregiver must accompany the builder. For more information about this program, or to sign up, contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Water Resources in McHenry County --presentation on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

As the water resources specialist inside the McHenry County Department of Planning and Development, it’s Scott Kuykendall’s job to get the message out about where McHenry County stands when it comes to water – and how that resource can be an economic driver in the future. In this free presentation on Monday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m., learn about where McHenry County’s water comes from and what is being done to protect it.

Registration is required to attend. Call the library at 815-943-4671 to sign up.

Computer Basics : hands on instruction in Microsoft Word --Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Our computer basics series continues this week with hands-on instruction in Microsoft Word on Tuesday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. Learn to create letters, resumes, and other documents in the world's most widely used word processing software.

**Advance registration is REQUIRED as class sizes are limited to 5 participants. You can register at the circulation desk or call us at 815-943-4671**

Funding for these introductory computer classes is made possible by a grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation.

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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