Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library News -- 'Military & History Booksale' begins November 8, 2018

The Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library will host a Military & History book sale in the library foyer beginning on Thursday, November 8. Learn about military campaigns throughout history and join us in our campaign to raise funds for Harvard Diggins Library! All proceeds benefit the programming at YOUR public library!

We thank the Friends for all of the hard work and dedication to YOUR library that makes these sales happen! For more information about the book sales or how to become a 'Friend' of the Harvard Diggins Library, contact the library at 815-943-4671. The proceeds from the sales directly benefit the Harvard Diggins Library. We thank you for your support!

Game On! --video gaming for teens continues Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Harvard teens in grades 6-12 are invited to play video games on our Nintendo Switch every Tuesday of the month beginning at 5:30 p.m. during the school year. Our next session is Tuesday, November 13 at 5:30 p.m. Call to reserve a time slot!

Open ONLY to teens in the 6th - 12th grades. Registration is required. Call 815-943-4671 to sign up for a time slot.

Bluestem Readers for Homeschooled students --Book Club continues Wednesday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Homeschooled students in grades 3-5 are welcome to join us every Wednesday as we read books from the 2019 Bluestem Reader's Choice list. Discussions will include activities to enhance the stories. Our next session is on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Mrs. Karen at the library or by phone at 815-943-4671.

Half-Day Hang-Out for the TEENspace! --Wednesday, November 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Teens in 6th -12th grades are welcome to join us on Wednesday, November 14 at 1:00 p.m. for a half-day hang-out in the new TEENspace! School is out early today so come on over to the library to check out the new space, play some games, and have a yummy snack.

Open to teens in 6th-12th grades. Registration is required. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or would like to register.

Crafternoons for kids! --'Paper Bowl Jellyfish Craft' on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 1:30-5:00 p.m.

This Fall, the Harvard Diggins Library is offering "crafternoons" on District 50 early release days for kids ages 3 (parental assistance may be required) through 5th grade. All supplies are provided. Drop in anytime during each session but please register in advance so staff can make sure there are enough supplies for all crafters.

Our next "crafternoon" is Wednesday, November 14 from 1:30-5:00 p.m. This month’s craft is a wiggly Paper Bowl Jellyfish!

Crafternoons are for kids ages 3 through 5th grade. Younger children may require parental assistance. Registration is required. Please sign up at the circulation desk or call 815-943-4671 to reserve your space.

Anime Club for teens --continues Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.

Whether you're a newbie or an Otaku, join us for our new teen Anime Club once per month after school for anime and manga watching, talking, and crafting. Our next meeting is on Thursday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m.

Open only to teens in grades 6-12. Registration is required. Call 815-943-4671 to sign up.

Try out our new app! --Download now to have library services at your fingertips!

Are you on a mobile device? Download the FREE Northern Illinois Cooperative App! Search the catalog, check your account, request an item, download an e-book, even pay a fine --all from the Northern Illinois Cooperative Mobile App!

To download, visit the Google Play store or the iOS App Store and search for "NIC Libraries". If you have any questions, please contact the library at 815-943-4671.

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