The Great Prom giveaway! --dresses still available!

We would like to thank all that have brought us beautiful dresses for our first prom giveaway! We still have dresses available in a variety of sizes! If you are still looking for a gown, please feel free to come in and take a look at the lovely dresses we still have available. Prom is May 6!

All items not chosen during the giveaway will be donated to St. Joseph's Renewed Treasures in Harvard. If you have any questions about the dresses or would like to come in for a fitting, please contact Miss Mary at the library.

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County recycling workshop --Thursday April 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Join us as we welcome staff from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County on Thursday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m. to present a workshop on the proper ways to recycle and other methods and strategies for reducing waste. Just in time for Earth Day!

Please register for this event. This is an all ages event free and open to the public. For more information or to register, contact the library at 815-943-4671 or ask staff at the circulation desk.

Teen Advisory Group (with puppy chow :) --Monday, April 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Teens in 6th-12th grade are welcome to join Miss Mary on Monday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m. to hang out and talk about books, movies, and fun program ideas! And we will be making PUPPY CHOW!

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is open to teens in 6th - 12th grades. Please register for TAG at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 815-943-4671.

D.I.Y. Sugar Scrub craft for adults --Monday, April 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Adults over the age of 16 (and children ages 11+ accompanied by an adult) are invited to join us on Monday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. to create a homemade jar of sugar scrub made with all-natural ingredients. This scrub is perfect for softening the skin on your hands --and feet as we get ready for sandal season!

This event is free and open to adults age 16 and over and children ages 11+ accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Karen and Miss Anna for stories, songs, and crafts on a different theme every Tuesday throughout the winter. Registration is required.

Please register for Storytime at the Circulation Desk. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 for more information or to register. See you on the Penny Carpet!

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.

Pick up our latest newsletter -- Summer 2017 summer reading, events, and programs!


It's hot off the press! Our Summer 2017 Newsletter is here! Stop in to pick up a copy and mark your calendars for summer reading events, adult and childrens' programming, guest speakers, crafts, and more!

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