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Published and mailed 4 times per year, the newsletter is mailed to every home and business in the library district. In order to view the newsletter online, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Great Decisions

Saturday, August 15, 2020 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Registration for Great Decisions is currently full.
Event Type: 
Adult Services

Take & Make Crafts

Monday, August 17, 2020 (All day)
A new take home maker space craft each week.  Ask for kits in the lobby 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday while supplies last.  Have some outdoor fun with this easy to assemble  flying rocket.
Event Type: 
All Ages

Virtual Nonfiction Book Club for Adults: Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen

Monday, August 17, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Please join us on Zoom to discuss this month's Virtual Nonfiction Book Club selection, Dutch Girl:  Audrey Hepburn and World War II by Robert Matzen. This title is available in eBook format from Hoopla using your Wauconda Area Library card.  If you need help accessing Hoopla, please reach out to Kelly Kuningas at kkuningas@wauclib.org.  

Once we are closer to the date of the meeting, you will receive a separate email with the Zoom link to join the discussion.  We are looking forward to reading and discussing with you!

Event Type: 
Adult Services

Family Fun Beach Storytime at Veterans Park

Thursday, August 20, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm

Family Fun Beach Storytime at Veterans Park

316 Island Dr, Island Lake, IL 60042

Registration Required 

Location: 
Off-site
Event Type: 
All Ages

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Women's Right to Vote

Thursday, August 20, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us via Zoom to enjoy Laura F. Keyes portraying Elizabeth Cady Stanton, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote.  Stanton fought for equal rights for women for 50 years, and inspired feminists for over a century. Hear Mrs. Stanton in 1866, when the Civil War was over, but the battle for women's suffrage was just beginning.

A link to the Zoom session will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the event.
Event Type: 
Adult Services

Take and Make Crafts

Monday, August 24, 2020 (All day)
A new take home maker space craft each week.  Ask for kits in the lobby 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday while supplies last.  This week we will use a paper plate and crepe paper to create a tropical flamingo.  Watch our you tube tutorial to see how to assemble and decorate.
Event Type: 
All Ages

Family Fun Storytime at the Park

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Family Fun Storytime at Converse Park
 
628 E State Rd, Island Lake, IL 60042
Location: 
Off-site
Event Type: 
All Ages

Virtual Book Buddies

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Register to read with a librarian. Each child will receive their own 20 minute appointment to read one on one via Zoom. A great way to build confidence and increase fluency. Sign up each week for a slot, families with multiple readers sign up each reader individually. 
Event Type: 
Kid City

Family Fun Storytime at the Park

Thursday, September 3, 2020 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Family Fun Storytime at Converse Park
 
628 E State Rd, Island Lake, IL 60042
Location: 
Off-site
Event Type: 
All Ages

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