|Library Card Sign-Up Month a Smashing
Library Card Sign-Up
a Smashing Success!
* More than 500 new library patrons
in September! *
* Special thanks to all of our
in the business community!
|September was the most successful Library
Card Sign-Up Month in the history of the Wauconda
Area Library! This year, 531 new
patrons were registered for library cards during
this one-month period. Hundreds more
received replacement cards or keychain
More than 110
participating businesses (click for entire
list)throughout the library district offered
discounts or freebies when their customers
presented Wauconda Area Library cards during the
month of September.
Drawings were held
on Friday, October 1 for 38 lucky winners of
prizes that were donated by some of the
winners each received a $25 Barnes & Noble
gift certificate (4 categories - child, teen,
adult and a lucky FlashScan user).
thanks to those businesses who contributed prizes
for these drawings: Fantastic Sam's (free
haircuts/style), The Golf Farm (free
mini-golf certificates), Hoffman's Garden
Center (beautiful mums), Papa Murphy's
(free pizzas), Sunshine Flowers (2 kitchen
utensil vases with spoons), SunSplash Tan
Spa (free tanning sessions) and the Volo
Auto Museum (free admissions).
thanks also to Culver's - they donated 500
free scoop or cone tokens and the tokens were
given away daily at random to patrons at the
Now that you have your library card,
we want you to put it to good
library card is your ticket to
opportunity! What other card in your
wallet gives you free access to books, CD’s,
movies and magazines and all sorts of other
resources that can change your life – or just make
it a little more fun?
The library now
owns more than 115,000 books, magazines, videos,
and CD's, and we guarantee that you'll be glad you
put your library card to good use. If you
need any help deciding what to check out, please
let us know -- we're always happy to
information or to learn
how to get a library card, please call the
library at 847-526-6225 or visit http://www.wauclib.org/.
Better yet, come to the library to see what’s new
and how many ways you can take advantage of your
library card – it may well be the smartest thing
Drive Also a
A Record-Breaking Month for
at the Library!
Wauconda Area Library set a new record for voter
registration at the library during the month of
September, accepting registrations from more than 500
voters. The library has provided voter
registration as a standard library service for many
years, but we have never seen such an enthusiastic
This year, the library
a statewide effort titled http://www.nsls.info/issues/VoterRegistration/.
The project was supported by the League of Women Voters
of Illinois, the Illinois State Library and area
libraries and library systems.
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