Monday, October 3, 2006                 Issue No. 19


In this issue:
Fall into a good book!
Annual Friends BOOK SALE  October 6-8
Teen Read Week October 15-21
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Fall into a good book
@ your library!

Support the Library at the Friends of the Library
Annual Fall Book Sale!

 Thousands of books, CD's, DVD's and videos
at fantastic prices!


Book lovers and shoppers need look no further
than the Annual Fall Book Sale at the Wauconda Area Library from Friday, October 6 through
Sunday, October 8.The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Wauconda Area Library.

Book sale hours are:

Friday, October 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8 from 12:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. (fill a bag for $5.00)

Special Friends Preview Night - October 5

The Friends of the Library are invited to the "Friends Preview Night" on Thursday, October 5 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Annual memberships and renewals will be made available at the library's Information Desk in advance and also during the Preview Night.  Memberships will also be available throughout the sale.

Become a Friend!

The Friends of the Library enriches the community by raising funds to support library services.  The Friends group also acts as library advocates and works to ensure that the library plays an important role in the community.  Just this last year, the Friends group has sponsored:

Literary and Culture Events
Mother/Daughter Craft Programs
Father/Son Craft Programs
Summer Concert Series
Children's Author Events
Fall Used Book Sale

Members of the Friends are entitled to a 50% discount on all Friends-sale books.  The Friends of the Library meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Genevieve Lincoln Meeting Room.  For more information or a membership form, please call the library at 847-526-6225 or check out the Friends web page.

Teens:  Get Active with Teen Read Week October 15-21

This year's theme for the American Library Association's Teen Read Week is Get Active @ your library, which encourages teens to use the resources at their library to lead an active life.  Be inspired!  Get active and volunteer, try out for a new sport or hobby, prepare for college, or choose a career.  The library can help you get started.
  • Submit your short stories, essays, poems, Anime, comics, jokes to the WAL, the library's online Teen 'Zine
  • Monday, October 9 - DDR Event
  • Tuesday, October 10 - Chess Club
  • Tuesday, October 17 - Teen Open Mic Night
  • Tuesday, October 24 - Teen Advisory Board: Project Linus
  • Wrestlemania Reading Challenge

For more information about or to register for these programs, please call the library at 847-526-6225 ext. 203 or stop by the Adult Services Reference Desk.

Wauconda Area Library       801 N. Main St.      Wauconda, IL  60084      847-526-6225