Take the Harvard Diggins Library 'Captain Underpants' Reading Challenge! Registration now open

Harvard's 2nd through 5th graders are invited to participate in the Captain Underpants Reading Challenge to win a free ticket to a private showing of the new Captain Underpants movie at Classic Cinemas in Woodstock in June! The reading goal for this challenge is 400 minutes. Registration has begun and is open until Friday, May 12.

Registration is required. Visit the library or call 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or to register your child for this program. Children must attend the movie with a parent or guardian and provide their own transportation. Additional tickets for parents/guardians or siblings will be available at the box office for $6.00. The movie is rated PG.

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool Storytime continues on Tuesday, May 2 at 10 a.m. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Karen and Miss Anna for stories, songs, and crafts on a different theme every Tuesday throughout the winter. Registration is required.

Please register for Storytime at the Circulation Desk. Contact the library at 815-943-4671 for more information or to register. See you on the Penny Carpet!

Backyard Pollinator Gardens workshop --Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Want to attract butterflies, birds, and other beneficial pollinators to your yard? Do you want to learn more about monarch butterflies and how to support them? Join us as we welcome staff from the The Land Conservancy of McHenry County on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m. for a Backyard Pollinator Gardens presentation to learn easy tips and view sample garden layouts with native plants that will provide beauty and everything a pollinator could need. Also learn about the Conservation@Home Program, and how native plants on your property can make a difference to the ecological health of McHenry County.

Please register for this event. This is an all ages event free and open to the public. For more information or to register, contact the library at 815-943-4671 or ask staff at the circulation desk.

The Great Prom giveaway! --dresses still available!

We would like to thank all that have brought us beautiful dresses for our first prom giveaway! We still have dresses available in a variety of sizes! If you are still looking for a gown, please feel free to come in and take a look at the lovely dresses we still have available. Prom is May 6!

All items not chosen during the giveaway will be donated to St. Joseph's Renewed Treasures in Harvard. If you have any questions about the dresses or would like to come in for a fitting, please contact Miss Mary at the library.

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.

Pick up our latest newsletter -- Summer 2017 summer reading, events, and programs!


It's hot off the press! Our Summer 2017 Newsletter is here! Stop in to pick up a copy and mark your calendars for summer reading events, adult and childrens' programming, guest speakers, crafts, and more!

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