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, November 21st, 11:00am-12:00pm

at Steam Cafe

This month’s book is

Positive: A Memoir by Paige Rawl

Open to middle and high school students.

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.

Richard Kuenneke Film Series

August 25th, 2014   •   2 Comments   

Each film begins at 6:30.

Thursday, September 24

Thursday, October 1

Thursday, October 15

Resume Writing Workshop

February 24th, 2014   •   No Comments   

Saturday, August 29th


Call or come in to register for this workshop.

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.