LOCATION 2 West Walnut St. Harrisburg, IL 62946 618-253-7455 voice 618-252-1239 fax

HOURS Mon-Fri: 9am-8pm Sat: 10am-6pm Sun: 1pm-5pm

Paul McDevitt Book Signing and Program

June 24th, 2015   •   1 Comment   

Sunday, August 2nd, 2:00pm

Find out more about McDevitt and his book at the website


Children’s Summer Reading Program

June 9th, 2015   •   No Comments   

Grand Finale Party with Robin and the Shakers

Wednesday, July 29th, 10:00am-11:00am


Accepting Applications

June 4th, 2015   •   No Comments   

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Opening for Children’s Librarian/Cataloger

June 4th, 2015   •   No Comments   


Children’s Librarian/Cataloger

Harrisburg District Library is offering a full-time position to a self-motivated, child-orientated individual who has

  • An outgoing, patron-focused personality
  • Experience with children and children’s programming
  • Rapport with children yet the ability to maintain discipline
  • 21st Century vision for library service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Current computer skills, including social media
  • Ability to see the big picture and work well with others
  • Creativity and Flexibility, open to change
  • Experience with cataloging library materials


Send cover letter, resume with references, and applicable transcripts by June 19, 2015 to 2 West Walnut Street, Harrisburg, Illinois.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Salary range $18,000 – $19,000 (DOQ) plus benefits


Harrisburg District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Library Teens Book Sale

May 21st, 2015   •   No Comments   

Saturday, June 6th


Lit Cafe

April 24th, 2015   •   No Comments   

Saturday, June 20th, 11:00am-12:00pm

at Steam Cafe

This month’s book is

Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

This month all summer reading participants are invited to attend.

Get Crafty for Teens

February 28th, 2015   •   No Comments   

Saturday, September 12, 11:00am-12:00pm

This month we’ll make coin/ID holder using old cassette tape cases and Sharpies.

Materials will be provided.

Resume Writing Workshop

February 24th, 2014   •   No Comments   

Saturday, August 29th


Call or come in to register for this workshop.

Second Act

January 22nd, 2014   •   No Comments   

Back Pain- Eat & Educate

This month join the group  as they learn about the different causes of back pain and the treatments that are available. There is a $3 registration fee for this class that includes a complimentary lunch.

Friday, September 25, 12:00pm-1:30pm

To register for this class, please call 1-877-480-4040.

3M Cloud Library

December 11th, 2013   •   No Comments   

Checking out books with 3M and Polaris couldn’t be easier.

3M Cloud Library Tutorial

Saturday, July 18, 2015   11am-12pm

Bring your device and learn how to use the 3M Cloud Library app.

Call 253-7455 for details.