Get Ready to 'Read by Design' -- Summer Reading Club 2017 sign-up has begun!

Get ready to "Read by Design" all summer long! Early registration for Summer Reading Club begins May 22. Kids will record their reading minutes, teens will write book reviews, and adults will work on completing a bingo card to earn chances at winning cool prizes!

Summer Reading Club officially starts on June 5, 2017. Open to all Harvard Diggins Library cardholders. If you have any questions about SRC, contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Take the Harvard Diggins Library 'Captain Underpants' Reading Challenge! Reading continues until May 27, 2107

Harvard's 2nd through 5th graders are invited to participate in the Captain Underpants Reading Challenge to win a free ticket to a private showing of the new Captain Underpants movie at Classic Cinemas in Woodstock on June 10. The reading goal for this challenge is 400 minutes. Reading has begun and continues until May 27, 2017.

Registration is required. Visit the library or call 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or to register your child for this program. Children must attend the movie with a parent or guardian and provide their own transportation. Additional tickets for parents/guardians or siblings will be available at the box office for $6.00. The movie is rated PG.

Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library News --Mystery Book Sale --begins Thursday, May 11, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, the Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library will present a sale on Mystery books. These books are priced to sell at 50 cents each or 3 for $1.00! The Friends have assembled a great selection of classic and current mysteries --stop in and pick up an old fashioned who-done-it or try out a new police procedural! In this case, crime does pay, in support of your public library :)

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. We thank the Friends for all of the hard work that makes these sales happen! The proceeds from the sales directly benefit the Harvard Diggins Library. We thank you for your support!

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, May 23 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 spring. 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!

LEGO Build-it! Club for Grades K-5 --next meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

LEGO builders in Grades K-5 are invited to join Miss Karen on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00 p.m. for the next meeting of the LEGO Build-it! Club. 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 on the last Wednesday of each month throughout the school year. A parent/caregiver must accompany the builder. For more information about this program, 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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