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The Laid-Back Book Club

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  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.

Mary Roach Author Event

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  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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How to Drink a Beer

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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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History of the Service Flag

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Join us at Harvard Diggins Library with Mark Hutson, author of So Costly a Sacrifice: The Forgotten Story of the Borgstroms. the Only Four-Gold-Star Family of WW2. Mark will discuss the history of service flags given to military families and the fascinating story described in his book. Enjoy a display of a few of many […]

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Bring Your Own Book Club

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Join us at a NEW book club for adults at the Library. At the Bring Your Own Book Club, you bring a book to share with the group! Who wouldn't love a session of grown-up Show-And-Tell? We meet on the last Thursday of the month at 10:00am in the Burbank Meeting Room. There is a […]

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Beginner’s Poetry Workshop

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Beginners are welcome to join us at the Library for a free poetry workshop with Do Art Productions who will bring energy and a dynamic perspective to poetry.  This workshop will focus on short free verse and Haiku poems and will emphasize the awareness of the moment when not only writing poetry, but experiencing poetry: […]

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Danny Trejo Talks Tacos, Hollywood, and Redemption

Online

Join us for a live virtual event with actor, author, and restauranteur Danny Trejo on Zoom, courtesy our participation in Illinois Libraries Present.  A link to register for the Zoom event will be available soon. Questions? Contact Leticia at adultservices@harvard-diggins.org. This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries […]

Identifying the Signs of Bullying, Dating Violence, & Abuse

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Did you know 24 people per minute are victims of intimate partner violence? Intimate partner violence is truly an epidemic and often goes unreported or noticed. By educating this community, we can work together to break the silence and help free survivors from abusive relationships. Join Turning Point Staff, the Outreach and Training Coordinator, Elissa […]

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