The Laid-Back Book Club


  Jump in any time of the year and join The Laid-Back Book Club. In Harvard Diggins Library's virtual book club for adults there are no deadlines, no meetings, just good books! You can read on schedule or read any of our 12 book selections at any time. This month's featured book is One Last […]

Harvard Community StoryWalk

Out of Library

  The Library might be closed for renovations in February, but the Harvard Community StoryWalk is open every day! Bundle up and head to the Library to read the latest book installation, "Winter is Here" by Kevin Henkes. The Harvard Community StoryWalk begins at the Library entrance and runs through the path in Lion's Park.

Library Lovers Expedition

Out of Library

  You're invited to take the challenge of visiting all 13 participating McHenry County libraries during February and March of 2023! Collect buttons and stickers at each location for your collectible bookmark. Finish the challenge and be entered in a drawing to win one of several gift baskets with gift cards to local establishments, valued […]

Library Temporarily Closed for Renovation

The Harvard Diggins Library will be closed from February 1 - February 28 for renovation.  Look forward to new flooring, remodeled bathrooms, new drinking fountain, and freshly painted meeting and study rooms when the library reopens on March 1.  The Library's digital collection is available to download any time with a Harvard library card.  Check […]

Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham Watch Party

Out of Library

  You are invited to join us at an in-person watch party as we tune in with other libraries to stream a LIVE author event with Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham, authors and illustrators of the popular "Real Friends" graphic novel series. They will discuss their books and offer a live drawing exercise!   This […]

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Mary Roach Author Event


  Experience an entertaining and hilarious evening with New York Times best-selling science author, Mary Roach - despite her claim that “people call me a science writer, though I don't have a science degree and sometimes have to fake my way through interviews with experts I can't understand”! Roach will discuss her frank approach to […]

Make & Mingle

Large Meeting Room

  Join us for Make & Mingle, the Library's monthly craft hour for adults. On Monday March 6, we are making rustic bunny coasters. Free and open to the public, all supplies provided, but registration is required to participate. Please register using the form below.

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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! Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12. To sign up, please complete the registration form below.

How to Drink a Beer

Large Meeting Room

Join us at the Library to get a fresh understanding of where to find the beer flavors you like. Learn to become a "beer connoisseur" and discover the evolution of today's craft brews. Add to your understanding to appreciate beer and its flavor language: pilsner, porter, IPA, IBU, ABV, export, hops, malt, ale lager, yeast, […]

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Recurring Event Art of Crafts Club

The Art of Crafts Teen Club

Large Meeting Room

Join us for some open craft time! Tons of art supplies available for nearly any project you can dream up! It's PI DAY! Pi (and pie!) themed craft ideas will abound at this meeting! (maybe the kind you can eat, as well) Registration required. For teens in grades 6-12. To sign up, please complete the registration […]