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Virtual Book Buddies

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 -
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

Guided Nature Walk for Adults

Thursday, May 13, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
At the Silver Creek Conservation District/Prairieview Education Center, we will walk about 1.5 miles on easy to moderate terrain while we learn about this site and its springtime plant and animal residents with McHenry County Conservation District staff.  Please dress for the weather and hiking.  Masks and social distancing are required.  Program will be held rain or shine unless there is severe weather. Participants will be notified in advance of any program cancellation.
Location: 
Off-site
Event Type: 
Adult Services

The Art Institute of Chicago Virtual Tour

Saturday, May 15, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Explore ways to connect with the Art Institute of Chicago and discover little known stories that make ours one of the most renowned art museums in the world. 

Please use this link to register:

Event Type: 
All Ages

Great Decisions

Saturday, May 15, 2021 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Great Decisions is the United States' largest discussion program on world affairs.
Event Type: 
Adult Services

Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club for Adults - Pacific by Simon Winchester

Monday, May 17, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us on Zoom to discuss this month's Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club selection, Pacific by Simon Winchester.  Books will be available to check out from the Adult Help Desk.  If you need help acquiring a book, 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

Art to Go K-2

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (All day)
Register to pick up art supplies, then log in and watch the how to video to create your own masterpiece.

Supplies will be available for pick up 5/19/21 - 5/26/21
Event Type: 
Kid City

Art to Go 3-5th

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (All day)
Register to pick up art supplies, then log in and watch the how to video to create your own masterpiece.

Supplies will be available for pick up 5/19/21 - 5/26/21
Event Type: 
Kid City

Art to Go 6th - 12th

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (All day)
Register to pick up art supplies, then log in and watch the how to video to create your own masterpiece.

Supplies will be available for pick up 5/19/21 - 5/26/21
Event Type: 
Tweens & Teens

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