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   •   No Comments   

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.

Penny Cent Symposium

August 25th, 2014   •   2 Comments   

Join us on Sunday, July 26th, at 2pm.

Light refreshments will be served.




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.


Summer Reading Program

April 14th, 2011   •   No Comments   

Teen and Adult Summer Reading Program

Grand Finale Party

Friday, July 31, 5:30pm-7:30pm

It is time for all that summer reading to pay off.  We will be grilling hot dogs, playing outdoor games, and giving away prizes.  Come join the fun!