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Build it! Club

Large Meeting Room

Kids in Preschool through 5th grade can join the fun of building a holiday village out of Legos supplied by the Library.  Creations will be on display in the Library for all to enjoy.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Altered Box Craft

Large Meeting Room

Turn a plain box into a treasure box with paper, paint, and found items.  This activity is open to students in 4th and 5th grades.  All supplies provided.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Christmas Markets in Germany & Prague

Large Meeting Room

  Join us for an armchair traveling journey to Europe! This presentation visits amazing Christmas markets in Prague and four cities in Germany with presenter and world traveler Eugene Flynn. With few international tourists and mostly locals enjoying good food, good friends, and a festive atmosphere, December trips are quite different from summer visits in […]

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Preschool Storytime

Large Meeting Room

Children ages 3 - 5 and their caregivers are invited to join library staff each week for stories, songs, and a craft.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Reader Leader Book Club

Large Meeting Room

Homeschool students in grades 5 - 8 are invited to the Reader Leader Book Club to read and discuss titles from the 2023 Rebecca Caudill book list.  The club meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 11AM.  Email ilovestories@harvard-diggins.org or call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Recurring Event Teen Idea Factory

Teen Idea Factory

Large Meeting Room

Be a cog in the great machine of future change. Help us brainstorm future events, choose book club books, and eat pizza! For students in grades 6-12. Registration required. To sign up, complete the registration form below. Registration for this event will open on November 1, 2022

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Family Pajama Storytime

Large Meeting Room

Wear your jammies and get ready for some storytime fun!  This month we'll read the classic holiday story 'The Polar Express' by Chris Van Allsburg and complete a simple craft.  This activity is perfect for families of children in Preschool and Kindergarten.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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Holiday Cookie Wars

Large Meeting Room

Think you have what it takes to be crowned the Harvard-Diggins Holiday Cookie Champion? Bring your best decorating skills and find out!  For students in grades 6-12. Register early as supplies are limited! To sign up, complete the registration form below. Registration for this event will open on November 1, 2022

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The Life of Queen Elizabeth II

Large Meeting Room

  Historian and returning guest speaker Jim Gibbons will discuss the life of the longest-reigning and longest-living Queen since 1952. He will discuss her coronation, the impact of the constitutional changes she implemented, devolution of the United Kingdom, and the loss of her daughter-in-law, Princess Diana Spencer. Gibbons will explain how the Queen, while both […]

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Preschool Storytime

Large Meeting Room

Children ages 3 - 5 and their caregivers are invited to join library staff each week for stories, songs, and a craft.  Registration is required.  Call 815-943-4671 for more information.

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