Death & Mourning in the Victorian Era --presentation on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Please join us on Monday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. for a presentation by Steve Person on Victorian funeral and mourning customs. A recently retired funeral director and presenter for Black Point Estate, Steve will present and use props to show us how Victorians embraced death as a cause for elaborate ritual during this era (1876-1915).

Free and open to the public but registration is required. If you have any questions or would like to register, please contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Pre-School Storytime! --Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Pre-Schoolers and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Karen and Miss Anna for Pre-School Storytime on Tuesday, October 23 at 10:00 a.m. Each week will feature a theme with stories and activities.

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!

Halloween Rocks! --craft for Pre-K through 5th graders Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Kids in Pre-K through 5th grade are invited to join us on Tuesday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m. to create a fun Halloween decoration out of a flat rock and some paint. Younger children may need adult assistance. All supplies provided.

This craft is open ONLY to kids in Pre-K through 5th grades. Registration is required. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 to sign up.

Halloween Cookie Wars! --event for teens on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.

Harvard 6th-12th graders are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m. for the return of Cookie Wars for teens! Win Halloween Cookie Wars by decorating your cookies in the spirit of Halloween.

This event is for teens in 6th-12th grades ONLY. Registration is required. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or to register.

Computer Basics : hands on instruction in Microsoft Excel --Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Our computer basics series continues this week with hands-on instruction in Microsoft Excel on Thursday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. Learn the basics of this computer program where you can create charts and spreadsheets.

**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.

"Sugar Skulls Rock!" --craft for teens on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.

Harvard teens are invited to join us at the library on Monday, October 29 at 3:30 p.m. to paint rocks to look like sugar skulls in celebration of Dia de los Muertos. All supplies will be provided.

Open ONLY to teens in grades 6 - 12. Registration is required. Questions? Contact the library at 815-943-4671.

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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