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August 2021

Make & Mingle

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Craft nights for adults are back with a new name... Make & Mingle! Join us for our August meet-up. We have tons of leftover craft kits from the last few months. We'll make a few repeats of our favorites, take some home (while supplies last) and discuss the exciting craft nights coming up this fall.  Open to adults ages 18 and up. Please register by email to adultservices@harvard-diggins.org.

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September 2021

A Date We Will Always Remember: 9/11

September 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  On September 11, 201, the world seemed to stop. To this day, it is a powerful tragedy that Americans who were alive during that time remember vividly. It is a day where through the tragic loss of innocent lives, heroes were made. It is a day that cannot and will not ever be forgotten. Historian Jim Gibbons returns to our library to discuss the September 11th terrorist attacks of the Twin Towers in New York to observe the 20th…

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Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dance

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Floor, 900 E. McKinley St.
Harvard, 60033 United States
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  Experience a journey into Mexico’s ancient Aztec culture of music, song and dance. We invite you to a dynamic and vibrant performance honoring the heritage of the tradition of La Danza De Los Concheros. Presenter Henry Cervantes is an artist and educator raised in Chicago’s Little Village community and is the founder and director of Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dance. He is recognized as one of 40 Human Rights Defenders featured in the Take a Stand Center at the Illinois Holocaust…

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Movie Monday

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Join us for a movie in the Burbank Meeting Room. "News of the World" starring Tom Hanks begins right at 5:30pm.  Rated PG-13 for violence, thematic material, disturbing images, and language. Please wear a mask. No registration necessary.

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Make & Mingle

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

  Join us for Make & Mingle: the Library's adult craft night.  Tonight we'll learn about Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), paint sugar skull flowerpots, and create paper flowers—perfect for your ofrenda!  Ages 18 and up.  All supplies provided. Please wear a mask. Registration required. To sign up, email adultservices@harvard-diggins.org.  

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October 2021

How Corn Changed Itself and then Changed Everything Else

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

About 10,000 years ago, a weedy grass growing in Mexico possessed of a strange trait known as a “jumping gene” transformed itself into a larger and more useful grass—the cereal grass that we would come to know as maize and then corn. Most textbooks only mention corn in the context of rescuing a few early settlers, but it in fact sustained the colonies and then early United States, and then virtually created the Midwest, a region settled faster than any…

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Movie Monday

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Join us in the Library's Burbank Meeting Room for a free showing of "Percy Vs. Goliath" starring Christopher Walken.  Rated PG-13. Please wear a mask. No registration necessary. Movie starts right at 5:30pm.

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Make & Mingle

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

  Join us for Make & Mingle: the Library's adult craft night. Tonight we will make vintage-inspired Halloween rosette wands, perfect for your Halloween decor.  All supplies provided. Please wear a mask. Registration is required. To sign up, please email adultservices@harvard-diggins.org.

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Chris Bohjalian Live Virtual Author Event

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  Join us for a live virtual author event with #1 New York Times Bestselling author Chris Bohjalian to discuss his newest book Hour of the Witch.  Participants are welcome to receive the Zoom link to join the discussion at home, or you may register to view the program live and in-person in our meeting room. Only 20 spots are available, so register soon! To sign up, email adultservices@harvard-diggins.org.

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