Memorial Day Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st at 9:00 a.m. 

Businesses & Nonprofits

Welcome to the Wauconda Area Library! The library has many resources to help you or your business get the information you need:

Business Library Cards

Any business located within the Wauconda Area Library boundaries is eligible for a business card.  The business owner is required to register for the card and he/she may authorize up to four individuals to use the card.  The library card will be the responsibility of the business owner.  Business cards shall be used to check out business-related materials only.  Personal materials shall be checked out on the patron’s home library card.  Business cards are valid for two years. To see if your business is in our library district, visit our district map. If you are not located in our library district, please refer to your property tax bill for your business or home-based business. You can register your library card at the Wauconda Area Library once you obtain it from your home library. 

 

Tech2Go & Printing Center

We have a Tech2Go collection of items ranging from mobile WiFi hotspots with unlimted data to Roku streaming sticks preloaded with Netflix. 

Visit our Computers & Printing page to learn more about in library services.

 

Additional Local Resources:

Upcoming Business, Technology, and Finance Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual - Coupons & Rebates

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 482
Event Details:
Learn savy tips and tricks to find the rock-bottom price on everyday products with coupons as well as getting rebates or cashback from popluar sites and apps such as Ratuken and Dosh.  ...

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Zoom Event

This is an online/hybrid event that will take place on Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link and login details with your registration confirmation.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Learn the basics of word processing to compose a letter, flyer, paper, and more. We will review the basic tools in MS Word to get you started with creating dynamic documents.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Learn how to build presentations from scratch with PowerPoint! This workshop will review animations, transitions, hyperlinks, slideshows, and much more.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults, Family
Program Type: Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Details:
Join Eileen Davis, Environmental Educator for the Lake County Forest Preserves as she tells us all about foxes and other canines in our area.  We will meet in person in the library's Lincoln Room. ...

Resources

Chilton Library

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Popular auto repair manuals, recalls and maintenance for makes and models from 1940-present. 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Search hundreds of eReference Books, such as online encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference libraries and almanacs. Subcollections by subject make searching easier.

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General Reference Center

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A general interest database with one easy-to-use interface. Find articles from newspapers, magazines and journals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, and hobbies.

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Illinois Public Records

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Scroll through Chicagoland’s public records. Real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more. Sort by name, city, zip code, and more. CheckIllinois is available for free background checks. Please click here to see this document for instructions on the updated database.

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LinkedIn Learning

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Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today. LinkedIn Learning offers online video tutorials for the web, design, photography, audio and music production, video, 3D animation and much more. You will need your valid Wauconda Area Library card and PIN to login.

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Reference Solutions

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Find nationwide business or residential information. Create lists by business type, sales volume, residential area, and more.

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