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

Pete the Cat STEAM with Miss Emily

July 12th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Thursday, July 26, 6:00-7:00 pm

Join us for Pete the Cat inspired STEAM activities like button sorting, taste testing, and a color reaction experiment! Open to families with children ages 3 and up. There will be a short story time before children can explore stations set up around the room.

Book Bingo

July 6th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Monday, July 9th, 4:00-6:00 pm

Come and win prizes at our book bingo night!

Saturday Crafternoon

July 2nd, 2018   •   No Comments   

Saturday, January 5th, 3:00-5:00 pm

Join us as we make a fun DIY project! Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own materials too.

PROJECT: Felt Potted Plants


Adventures in India

June 4th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Friday, June 8th, 6:00 pm

Harrisburg native, Brian Murphy, will be here to discuss his exciting travels to India. Hear about the books he read that inspired his journey and the cultural Buddhist sites he visited along the way. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Elephant & Piggie Book Party!

May 24th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Thursday, June 7th, 6:30-7:30 pm

You’re invited to a party! Join us to celebrate your love for Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems. We’ll enjoy book-inspired activities and snacks for families with children ages 3 and up.


Walking Book Club

May 7th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Wednesday, October 10th, 5:30 pm

Meet us at Harrisburg Park District (Pool Parking Lot) and bring an audiobook to listen to! Playaways and Cloud Library downloads on your phone are perfect for walking and listening. Not sure how to get one? Ask us!

National BBQ Month Program

May 7th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Thursday, May 10th, 6:30-7:30 pm

Join us for this program with Jimmy Ellis, a judge at national BBQ cook off contests! He’ll speak about his journey to becoming a BBQ judge and explain some of the finer points of BBQ.

Saturday Morning Yoga for Kids

May 1st, 2018   •   No Comments   

Saturday, May 5th, 11:00 am

Start the day right with yoga! Kids of all ages welcome to attend.

In Search of Plants for Potential Medicine

April 9th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Sunday, April 15th, 2:00 pm

You won’t want to miss this fascinating program presented by botanist Homer Pinkley, Ph.D in conjunction with the Saline County Genealogical Society!

D&D For Teens

April 9th, 2018   •   No Comments   

Friday, April 27th, 4:00 pm

Interested in learning how to play Dungeons & Dragons? Join us at the library as we cover the basics! No experience required. Open to middle school and high school students.