NOTICE (Library hours):

The library will be CLOSED all day on Friday, April 18 for Good Friday. Normal hours resume on Saturday, April 19.

New Research Databases from Gale Group

The library has acquired several new databases. To see full descriptions or try them out, click on "Gale Databases" at the top right of this page, or in the left-hand column. (Users at home or on Wi-Fi connections in the library will need their library card number in order to connect.)

Harvard High School Student Art Show


Again this year, the talented art students at the high school will be displaying their art here at the library. From paintings and sculpture to assemblage and jewelry, their art will impress you. Stop in from Tuesday, April 22 through Friday, May 2 during regular library hours to see what our creative students have been doing this year.

Meet the Artist Evening


There will be a chance to meet the artists on the evening of Monday, April 28 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. This will be held in conjunction with the Dual Language Family Night and will be a fun and inspiring evening for the whole family.

Giant Used Book Sale



On Friday, May 2, from 3:00 to 7:00 pm, and Saturday, May 3, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, the meeting room will be overflowing with titles for everyone, plus DVDs, and other material at very reasonable prices. The sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library, who have received tons of really good donations. There will be lots of children's books, nonfiction, fiction, and much more. A $5 per bag sale begins at noon on Saturday. Further donations will be accepted at the library through April 25. Open to the public on both days, no admission or minimum charge.

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.

Find us on Facebook

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The library now has a Facebook page.
If you are a Facebook user and would like to visit us, just click on the image here.

E-Pay: a New Payment Option

Thanks to a program created by the State of Illinois, you can now use your credit card (Master Card, Discover, or American Express) to pay library fines and fees over the web or at the circulation desk. A convenience charge will be added to your payment, and you can find more details about the program at this link. The link to follow when you wish to make an online payment now appears in the left hand column of this page immediately beneath More Links. The library will also continue to accept cash or your personal check with ID, as always. Please call the library at 815-943-4671 for more information or if you have questions.

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