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Canceled How to Earn Your GED with the GoodGrads Program

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Goodwill's GoodGRADS Program provides FREE education services and case management for adults interested in attaining their High School Equivalency/GED in McHenry County. Registration is currently open and available to adults 17 years and older. Classes are available in mornings or afternoons. Join us for this information session with representative Jamie Schrader to learn more about […]

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Recurring Event Make & Mingle

Make & Mingle: Mini Herbarium Bottles

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  Join us for the Library's monthly craft night for adults. Tonight we are making miniature herbarium bottles using a custom combination of real dried flowers and herbs. Free and open to the public. Registration is required as space and supplies are limited. Register using the form below.

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Canceled Pollinator-Friendly Fall Garden Clean-Up

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  Join us at Harvard Diggins Library with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County to learn some simple techniques for preparing your native plant garden for the upcoming fall season while still supporting pollinators and birds. Also, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about TLC’s Conservation@Home program!  Free and open to the public, but […]

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Recurring Event Illinois Libraries Present

Author Colson Whitehead: The Power of Story

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  Join us for a live, virtual event with Pulitzer Prize winning author Colson Whitehead on Zoom, courtesy of Harvard Diggins Library's participation in Illinois Libraries Present.   Please be sure to select "Harvard Diggins Library" when registering using the form here. If you would prefer to livestream the event in-person on the Library's big […]

Recurring Event Make & Mingle

Make & Mingle: Book Nooks

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Join us for Make & Mingle, the Library's monthly craft night for adults. Tonight we will be making miniature "book nook" dioramas to fit alongside the books on our shelves at home. All supplies provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own empty recycled box from your pantry approximately 5-6in thick. The start time […]

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Book Challenges on the Rise: Protect Your Freedom to Read

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  “Freedom to Read” is a fundamental American right: your right to choose the ideas, information, and cultural experiences that are right for you and your family. That right is guaranteed by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. And your public library supports that right by providing free and open access to all. […]

Recurring Event Illinois Libraries Present

Author Stephen Graham Jones Talks Horror

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Stephen Graham Jones joins us to talk scary stories, horror and more with librarian Becky Spratford live on Zoom. Please make sure to select "Harvard Diggins Library" when registering for the Zoom event link here.   This event is brought to our community through Harvard Diggins Library's continued participation in Illinois Libraries Present.   Jones […]

Recurring Event Make & Mingle

Make & Mingle

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Join us for Make & Mingle, Harvard Diggins Library's monthly craft night for adults. Tonight we're making Boooooook Witches! We will take a recycled, damaged book and turn it into something new for your Halloween decor with book-folding art. Regular attendees - please note the earlier start time, as this craft will take a little […]

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A Taste for Poison: Eleven Deadly Molecules and the Killers Who Used Them

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  Does your evening cocktail taste a little different? Has a spouse recently increased your life insurance policy? Has a neighbor started growing some unusual plants? This presentation from scientist, teacher, and nationally published author Dr. Neil Bradbury explores the effects of poisons on the human body, and examines the motives of killers in plotting […]

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