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

Summer Art Club

June 25th, 2019   •   No Comments   

August 5th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Join Miss Emily and Stephanie Susie for Summer Art Club! Our art activities will feature collaborative projects that will be displayed in the library, plus take home projects like sun prints, coffee filter flowers, and kite suncatchers. Art club is open to ages 6-12. Younger siblings are welcome to attend with parental supervision and assistance during projects. Space is limited so please register by calling (618) 253-7455.

Building & Mousetrap

June 25th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Thursday, June 27th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Bring the family for a fun afternoon activity right after the Summer Lunch Program! This week, we’ll be building with Legos, Keva Planks, and mousetraps. All ages are welcome.

Family Game Day

June 5th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Thursday, June 20th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Have fun with family and friends as we play board games and video games! It’s a great way to beat the heat and a fun activity after eating lunch at the library. All ages welcome! Games will be provided.

Low Impact Exercise

May 28th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Wednesday, May 29th, 1:30-2:30 pm

You don’t have to be an athlete for this program! Join us for low impact aerobics – a great way to fit in some exercise even if you have limited mobility or haven’t exercised.

Anime Day!

May 3rd, 2019   •   No Comments   

Monday, May 6th, 4:00-5:00 pm

Celebrate Ani-May at Harrisburg District Library! Join us as we discuss your favorite manga, watch some anime and make candy sushi. Open to middle school & high school students!

Chess Club

March 12th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Sunday, August 11th, 2:00-4:00 pm

Do you enjoy playing chess or want to learn how to play? Join Mr. Ray for Chess Club on Sunday afternoon! Open to all ages and skill levels. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll teach you!

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

March 12th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Saturday, March 23rd, 3:00-5:00 pm

Join us for a fancy afternoon of activities, snacks and fun! Wearing a fancy costume is not required but it is encouraged! Beads and crowns will be provided. This program is for ages 4 and up. Children age 7 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

Monopoly Game Night

February 22nd, 2019   •   No Comments   

Thursday, March 7th, 6:00-7:30 pm

Are you a fan of Monopoly? Join us for a Monopoly Game Night! All ages are welcome. Games will be provided.

Ann Stokes: Civil War Nurse

February 19th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Saturday, March 16th, 2:00 pm

Join us at the library as we listen to Marlene Rivero recount life as Ann Stokes, an escaped slave who worked on the U.S.S. Red Rover as a dishwasher, laundress, and nuse. Stokes was the first woman to receive her U.S. Navy Pension for her service after settling in Southern Illinois. This program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome!

Women’s History Month

February 13th, 2019   •   No Comments   

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Harrisburg District Library!

March 1st – 31st

Celebrate Women’s History Month by stopping by the library to read about the accomplishments and experiences of women throughout history.