Memorial Day Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th at 9:00 a.m. 

Event List

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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craftapalooza

All Day 5/13 - 5/26
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

We are clearing out our craft kits to make room for fresh, fun kits for the summer.

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

We are clearing out our craft kits to make room for fresh, fun kits for the summer.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Natural Soap Making

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Food, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join this eco-friendly workshop to learn about the process of making soap and its history, then make your own melt-and-pour soap bar. Each participant will be provided wi...

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food, Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join this eco-friendly workshop to learn about the process of making soap and its history, then make your own melt-and-pour soap bar.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craftapalooza

All Day 5/28 - 6/2
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

We are clearing out our craft kits to make room for fresh, fun kits for the summer.

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

We are clearing out our craft kits to make room for fresh, fun kits for the summer.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/3 - 6/9
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of June we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of June we will focus on colors in nature.

Bugs on a Leaf

This event is in the "Family" group.

Make Your Own Grass Heads

Friday, June 7, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Calling all kids, show off your imaginations with some grass seed, soil, and repurposed items. Add some funny details, water well, and watch your wacky friend come to life. Drop-In...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Calling all kids, show off your imaginations with some grass seed, soil, and repurposed items. Add some funny details, water well, and watch your wacky friend come to life. Drop-In.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/10 - 6/16
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of June we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of June we will focus on colors in nature.

Butterfly

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Dinosaurs vs Robots

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Storytime Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Mark Anderson is back with another great cartoon program. In this fun draw-along class, kids will learn to draw cool dinosaurs on one side of the page, and awesome robots on the ot...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Mark Anderson is back with another great cartoon program. In this fun draw-along class, kids will learn to draw cool dinosaurs on one side of the page, and awesome robots on the other.  For Ages 5-10

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tasseled Tea Towel

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Add a pop of color to your kitchen by adding tassels to a tea towel. All supplies included. Please only register for one time slot.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Add a pop of color to your kitchen by adding tassels to a tea towel.

All supplies included.

Please only register for one time slot.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tasseled Tea Towel

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Add a pop of color to your kitchen by adding tassels to a tea towel. All supplies included. Please only register for one time slot.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Add a pop of color to your kitchen by adding tassels to a tea towel.

All supplies included.

Please only register for one time slot.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bordados Tenango

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Español
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Anímate y ven aprender uno de los bordados más bonitos y coloridos de México, el bordado punto Tenango del estado de Hidalgo. Todos los materiales estan incluidos, solo requerim...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Español
Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Details:

Anímate y ven aprender uno de los bordados más bonitos y coloridos de México, el bordado punto Tenango del estado de Hidalgo.

Todos los materiales estan incluidos, solo requerimos de tu presencia. ¡No te lo pierdas!

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/17 - 6/23
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of June we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of June we will focus on colors in nature.

Coffee Filter Flower

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sensory Mindfulness

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Food, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join us for an immersion into the flow of mindfulness using all of your senses. Take a guided walk, then spend time at several stations designed to engage mindful creativity t...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food, Health & Wellness
Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:

Join us for an immersion into the flow of mindfulness using all of your senses. Take a guided walk, then spend time at several stations designed to engage mindful creativity that you can use in your daily life.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/24 - 6/30
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of June we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of June we will focus on colors in nature.

Drinking Straw Bugs

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Color and Pattern

All Day 7/1 - 7/3
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of July we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of July we will focus on color and pattern.

Romero Britto Art

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Color and Pattern

All Day 7/5 - 7/7
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of July we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of July we will focus on color and pattern.

Romero Britto Art

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Color and Pattern

All Day 7/8 - 7/14
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of July we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of July we will focus on color and pattern.

Color Tiles

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art Camp

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Our art camp has everything needed to spark creativity.  Exposure to different art styles, concepts, and mediums will leave kids inspired while improving problem solving and s...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Our art camp has everything needed to spark creativity.  Exposure to different art styles, concepts, and mediums will leave kids inspired while improving problem solving and social interactions.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Decoupage Shell Dish

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Create a clamshell trinket dish that is simple and stylish. Register for only one time slot. All supplies are provided.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Create a clamshell trinket dish that is simple and stylish.

Register for only one time slot.

All supplies are provided.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Decoupage Shell Dish

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lincoln Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Create a clamshell trinket dish that is simple and stylish. Register for only one time slot. All supplies are provided.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:

Create a clamshell trinket dish that is simple and stylish.

Register for only one time slot.

All supplies are provided.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Color and Pattern

All Day 7/15 - 7/21
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of July we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of July we will focus on color and pattern.

Moving Lines

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art Camp

Monday, July 15, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Our art camp has everything needed to spark creativity.  Exposure to different art styles, concepts, and mediums will leave kids inspired while improving problem solving and s...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Our art camp has everything needed to spark creativity.  Exposure to different art styles, concepts, and mediums will leave kids inspired while improving problem solving and social interactions.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Squeegee Painting

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Back Lawn at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Enjoy the satisfying effect of squeegee painting as we try this ASMR inducing craft.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Enjoy the satisfying effect of squeegee painting as we try this ASMR inducing craft.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Color Explosion

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Back Lawn at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, STEM/STEAM, Storytime
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

After some colorful stories, children can unleash their creativity. Explore stations where they'll experiment with color mixing activities and different art mediums.   &...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM/STEAM, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

After some colorful stories, children can unleash their creativity. Explore stations where they'll experiment with color mixing activities and different art mediums.

 

 

 

 

 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Color and Pattern

All Day 7/22 - 7/28
Grab & Go Craft Pickup at Wauconda Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Kids
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions. In the month of July we will focus o...

Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by Kid City every week  for a new craft.  Video tutorials are always linked right to our website for step by step directions.

In the month of July we will focus on color and pattern.

Mosaic Art