NOTICE: Library Hours

The library will be CLOSED all day on Wednesday, December 24, and Thursday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Normal hours will resume on Friday, December 26. The library will again be CLOSED all day on Wednesday, December 31, and Thursday, January 1 for the New Year holiday. Normal hours will resume on Friday, January 2.

Sing Along to "Frozen"

Join in the fun when we show the sing-along version of Disney's hit movie Frozen. Sing out loud with your family and friends to "Do you want to build a snowman?" and "Let it go!" at 1:30 pm on Monday, December 29 here at the library. No special vocal talents are required — just lots of enthusiasm. Free event, open to the public, no registration needed.

ACA Informational Meetings, Sept. - Dec.

The McHenry County Health Department is again offering informational meetings about the Affordable Care Act. Enrollment begins soon for the new year and those who are interested in enrolling for the first time or need information about changing their plans may attend. Free and open to the public. Some sessions will be offered in Spanish. Check our bulletin board for the dates, or watch this item on the web page for additional information as it becomes available.

New World Travel Databases Available

Thanks to the Harvard Rotary Club for funding three new world and domestic travel information databases. To see full descriptions or try them out, click on "A to Z World Databases" at the top right of this page, or in the left-hand column. (Users at home or on Wi-Fi connections in the library will need their library card number in order to connect.)

We also remind you that additional on-line data resources, including educational materials, auto repair, legal forms, and antiques and collectible pricing, are available under "Gale Databases" at the top right or in the left-hand column. All these resources are available to home internet users with a valid library card, or to any user at a library-owned computer station in the library itself.

Downloadable e-Materials Now Available

Zinio eMagazines are here! This free service offers 11 popular magazines in digital format. Browse our collection of full color titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. For more information about the service, click 'eDownloads' on the left or at the top right of this page.

Downloadable books for e-readers such as the Kindle™, Nook™, Kobo™, or Sony™ readers are now available to Harvard Diggins Library card holders. Audiobooks can also be borrowed and downloaded to your computer or portable player.

Additional audiobooks are available from OneClick Digital, a service of Recorded Books, Inc.

For the details on both services, CLICK HERE.

Find us on Facebook

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The library now has a Facebook page.
If you are a Facebook user and would like to visit us, just click on the image here.

E-Pay: a New Payment Option

Thanks to a program created by the State of Illinois, you can now use your credit card (Master Card, Discover, or American Express) to pay library fines and fees over the web or at the circulation desk. A convenience charge will be added to your payment, and you can find more details about the program at this link. The link to follow when you wish to make an online payment now appears in the left hand column of this page immediately beneath More Links. The library will also continue to accept cash or your personal check with ID, as always. Please call the library at 815-943-4671 for more information or if you have questions.

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