Celebrate Your Library!
National Library Week
April 15 - 21
National Library Week
is a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries,
librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and
communities nationwide - and the perfect time for
residents of the Wauconda Area Library community to come
together @ the library for entertainment and
Everyday at the Wauconda
Area Library, people of all backgrounds come together for
programs, activities and classes for adults, teens and
children. Research a topic with the assistance of
professional staff, learn how to use the computer and
Internet, search for a job, use online homework tutors, and
much, much more. Visit the library this week to find out how
much your library has to offer!
The library will offer numerous
activities, programs, raffles and more during National Library
For Adults and Teens
Author Event - Jeff Biggers
Saturday, April 14
Kick off the week with a visit
from award-winning journalist and featured NPR
Biggers. He will recount his fascinating yearlong
journey in his book, In the
Sierra Madre. Learn about the cultures and treasures
that existed in this mountainous terrain throughout the
centuries. Books will be made available for purchase and
signing. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the
AvantRetro Performance Poetry
Monday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Voice + style + life + art +
reaction + expression = AvantRetro
Performance Poetry, an experience not to be missed!
This duo will perform original poetry to the
backbeat sounds of sax, flute, and bongo.
If you are interested in
reading or having your work performed, please register at the
Adult Services Reference Desk by Friday, April
The Music of
Cole Porter by Eugene Kwok
Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a "de-lovely" afternoon of piano
music as pianist, Eugene Kwok, performs the compositions of
one of America's greatest songwriters.
For preschoolers - second-graders
Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00
This special evening storytime will feature
stories about frogs, snacks and crafts. Wear your
pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.
toddlers through first-graders and their parents or
Movie for Preschoolers
- Go, Diego, Go
Thursday, April 19 at 10:15
For Older Children
Wild Weather, a
Book Nook activity
For grades 3-5
bracelets for friends who come to the library together
on Friday, Saturday and
For family members who
come to the library together, all week long:
Drawings for free tickets and admission passes to
great attractions that you can enjoy together, such as
movie theaters, Cozzi's
Mini Golf and Brunswick
Bowl. Stop by the Children's Service
Reference Desk for more
|Culver's tokens will be
randomly handed out at the Circulation Desk. Increase
your chances to win by checking out more movies, books, CD's,
Essay Contest - "Why My Library Materials Were
Late." Turn in an essay to have library fines
Children receiving their first library
cards will be given free items.
Win a Playaway Audio
Book by completing the Come Together @ Your Library
Trivia Contest in the Adult Services
Library 801 N.