Friday, September 28, 2007                 Issue No. 31


In this issue:
Annual Friends BOOK SALE
October 5-7
Kindergarten Readiness Calendars are here!
School Textbooks
From our website:
Library Home Page
Library Catalog
New Books, Movies, and CD's
eBooks and
Movie Theatre 
@ Your Library
Library Events
Community Information Network
Community Calendar
Library Newsletter
Staff Picks
Just for KIDS

Support the Library at the Friends of the Library  
Annual Fall Book Sale
October 5 -7

Shop until you drop!  Choose from thousands of books, CD's, and movies at the Annual Fall Book Sale at the Wauconda Area Library from Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7.The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Wauconda Area Library.

Book Sale Hours
Friday, October 5 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 6 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 7 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sunday Only - Fill a bag for $5!


  Special Friends Preview Night
Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.

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.

What's involved in joining the Friends of the Library?

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

The purpose of the Friends of the Library

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
Betsy Lewin Children's Author Event
Jeff Biggers Author Event
Mother Daughter Crafts
First Feature Films
Summer Concert Series
Fall Used Book Sale

Kindergarten Readiness
Help your four-year old get ready for kindergarten!

Stop by the Children's Services desk to pick up a 2007 - 2008 calendar full of activities designed to develop the skills your child will need to start school.  If you bring your four-year old with you when you pick up the calendar during the month of September, your child will receive a special surprise!  Calendars, available in both English and in Spanish, are generously provided by the United Way of Lake County


Forget a textbook at school?
The library to the rescue!

The library has reference copies of the Wauconda  and Transfiguration school textbooks for all grade levels from kindergarten through 12.  The Children's Services textbook collection serves kindergarten through grade 6.  The Adult Services textbook collection serves grade 7 through grade 12.  Librarians are happy to show you where they are located and to assist in making copies of needed materials.  For more information or to locate a specific textbook, call the library at 847-526-6225.


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