Tuesday, October 31, 2006

 www.wauclib.org       Issue No. 20


In this issue:
Cornucopia of Author Events
Food, Jane Austen, Immigrants
Children's Book Week Nov. 13-19
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Join us for a Cornucopia of Author Events in November

Meet, discuss and enjoy your favorite authors during the month of November.  There is something for everyone!

What do food, Jane Austen and immigrants have in common?

Stop by the Wauconda Area Library and find out!

World Pantry Tour & Tastes
on Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m.

Take a tour of the international pantry we have at our doorstep with local author, Marilyn Pocius, of A Cook's Guide to Chicago.  Discover unusual ingredients by sniffing, tasting and sampling.  Learn how to make use of these delightful goodies just in time for the holidays!


An Afternoon with Jane Austen, Emily Bronte and Emily Dickinson
on Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate three classic women writers who dared to break the male dominated 19th century literary scene with storyteller, Patricia Hruby Powell, who will portray each writer in full costume. 

This program is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council.


An Immigrant Class: Oral Histories from Chicago's Newest Immigrants
on Monday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Author, Jeff Libman, documented the unique experiences and emotions of twenty recent immigrants from various countries in the world.  Winner of the 2005 Crystal Book Award, An Immigrant Class, is filled with hope and disappointment, success and setback.  This multi-media presentation will challenge the strongest stereotypes about immigrants today.

More Books Please!
Celebrate National Children's Book Week November 13-19

2006 CBW poster
The theme for this year’s National Children’s Book Week is
“More Books, Please!”

Children and their parents or adult caregivers are invited to visit the Children’s department anytime throughout Book Week to join in the festivities!

  • Pick a sweet from the lollipop tree
  • Admire the new Author Quilt, fashioned from fabric squares signed and illustrated by famous children’s authors as part of the Wauconda Area Library’s “Happy Birthday, Dear Author” program
  • Enter your name in daily drawings for wonderful books and Barnes and Noble™ gift cards
  • Check out books – and more books! - for yourself and your children

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