Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with us --Saturday, September 16, 2017 from Noon until 4:00 p.m.

Mark your calendar! Harvard Diggins Library is hosting a cultural celebration for the Harvard community in celebration of Mexican Independence Day on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from Noon until 4:00 p.m.. Join us all afternoon for live performances, games, crafts, and more! This celebration is free and open to the public, some events will require advance registration. Click here for a schedule of events.

Registration is required for individual programs. Open to all ages. Call the library at 815-943-4671 if you have any questions or to register.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meeting --Monday, August 28, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

Harvard teens in 6th-12th grades are invited to join us on Monday, August 28 at 3:30 p.m. for the first TAG meeting of the 2017-18 school year. What is TAG? A place to talk about what you want in books, movies, and programs in YOUR library! Meet new friends, eat snacks, and provide your input! This month TAG will take on the upcoming renovation of the teen space and eat cookies!

Registration is required. TAG meets monthly at the Harvard Diggins Library on the last Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. TAG is open to teens in grades 6 - 12. To sign up for TAG or if you have any questions, ask at the circulation desk or contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Welcome back LEGO builders --LEGO Build-it! Club for Grades K-5 begins Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

LEGO builders in Grades K-5 are invited to join Miss Karen on Wednesday, August 30 at 6:00 p.m. for the next meeting of the LEGO Build-it! Club. The Library will supply the Legos; you supply the ideas and skills to match Miss Karen's challenge for that evening! Lego creations will be displayed in the Library's display case after the meeting.

Registration is required. LEGO Build-it! Club will meet on the last Wednesday of each month throughout the school year. A parent/caregiver must accompany the builder. For more information about this program, contact the library at 815-943-4671.

Friends of the Harvard Diggins Library News --Coming soon! 'The BIG Book Sale' begins Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

The annual BIG Book Sale is back! Stop by the library for great deals on gently used and like-new books, DVDs, and CDs. All proceeds benefit library programs. The sale will begin at 5:00 on Thursday, September 21 and continue until Saturday at Noon. You will find the sale in the large meeting room. SATURDAY IS THE FILL-A-BAG SALE!

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. We thank the Friends for all of the hard work and dedication to YOUR library that makes these sales happen! The proceeds from the sales directly benefit the Harvard Diggins Library. We thank you for your support!

Coming soon! Computer Basics : hands on instruction --first session Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Learn basic computer skills such as mouse and keyboarding, as well as internet, email and web browsing in this introductory computer class. Our first session will be held on September 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm. This session will be taught in English. We will also offer the same class in Spanish on Thursday, October 5 at 6:00 p.m.

**Advance registration is REQUIRED as class sizes are small. You can register at the circulation desk or call us at 815-943-4671**

Funding for these introductory computer classes is made possible by a grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation.

Introducing Mango Languages!

Mango Languages --Deliciously simple language and culture learning in over 70 languages!

Harvard Diggins Library patrons are now able to enjoy Mango Languages! Mango is a PhD-created, linguist-approved language-learning software that teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Travelers and students alike will enjoy this colorful, educational language tool! You can also download the Mango app to a device and learn on-the-go! Your library card number is your ticket to this great resource!

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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