Library Computer Services --update

While the COVID-19 virus remains a public health hazard, computer use at Harvard Diggins Library will be by appointment only.  Please note the following :

– Public computers may be used for up to one hour per day by appointment only.
– Only one person per computer will be allowed.
– All public computer users will receive a guest pass when checking in at their appointed time.
– Staff will assign a computer station to each user.
– At the end of the session, please return the guest pass to the circulation desk.

To make an appointment for computer use, please contact the library at 815-943-4671. Please wear your mask when you arrive at the library and use hand sanitizer before you use the computer. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to make an appointment.

New procedures for keeping us all safe

Because the COVID-19 virus remains a public health hazard, some new procedures and new building hours will be on an orange flyer as you enter the library. Please take one of these flyers or click on it here  to read it in English or here to read it in Spanish and review it before you begin your library visit.  Wearing masks, social distancing, and use of hand sanitizer as you enter and leave the building are required.

The library’s current building hours are as follows:

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Reserved for patrons age 60+ and those with at-risk health conditions
Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

We welcome everyone back to the library and thank you for following these guidelines!

Need a Library Card? Need to renew your card? Apply online!

The Harvard Diggins Library now offers an online application for a library card.  Residents, non-residents, and non-resident taxpayers can all apply for new cards or renew expired cards.  New cards will be mailed to patrons and renewals will be effective immediately upon receipt of all necessary information.  Get started on your application or renewal here!