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. 

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Feathered Friend

All Day 5/23 - 5/29
Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Come to Kid City to pick up this week's craft kit.  New kit each week.   Watch the craft tutorials for tips on making your feathered friend. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mano a Mano. Family Resource Center

9:00am - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Mano A Mano will be at the Wauconda Public library every Monday, starting February 14 from 9am-5pm. Please call Mano A Mano’s main number at: 847-201-1521 to schedule an appointment Appointments are required between 9am-1pm and Walk-Ins ar...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Join us to discuss this month's Beyond Fiction Book Club selection, Sweet and Low by Rich Cohen.  We are delighted that the author will be joining us on Zoom!  Books will be available to check out at the Adult Help Desk.  If you need h...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Mission: Math (Grades 1-2)

All Day
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to improve your math skills and increase your confidence this summer. Sign up for these stellar math games and activities to take your math skills out of this world.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Mission: Math (Grades 3-4)

All Day
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to improve your math skills and increase your confidence this summer. Sign up for these stellar math games and activities to take your math skills out of this world.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Mission: Math (Grades 5-6)

All Day
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to improve your math skills and increase your confidence this summer. Sign up for these stellar math games and activities to take your math skills out of this world.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to explore the world of numbers and beginning math concepts. Sign up for our fun math games and activities to take your math skills out of this world.  ...
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.
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Event Details:
Join Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney for a discussion about the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, "The School for Good Mothers" and "Cost of Living." Register here f...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Museum of Tolerance

10:00am - 7:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Culture, History & Current Events
Event Details:
The Mobile Museum of Tolerance is the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s newest educational initiative, bringing world-class learning experiences to communities across the state of Illinois. The purpose of the MMOT is to inspire people of all ages and ba...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Museum of Tolerance

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Culture, History & Current Events
Event Details:
The Mobile Museum of Tolerance is the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s newest educational initiative, bringing world-class learning experiences to communities across the state of Illinois. The purpose of the MMOT is to inspire people of all ages and ba...
Branches:
Wauconda Area Public Library
Description:
The library will be closed all day on Monday, May 30th for the Memorial day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st at 9:00 AM. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Grab & Go: Solve a Cold Case

All Day
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture, History & Current Events, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Do you like true crime and solving puzzles? Sign up for this fun program that will let you solve your own case. All of the faux cold case information will be provided. Get ready to become a detective! Due to the nature of the program and the case fil...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Take & Make Craft- Forest Friends

All Day 6/1 - 7/3
Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Come to the library every week for a new forest friend craft.  Follow along with the tutorial video for easy assembly directions. Go to our website here- wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts to see all the videos.  Oh what fun the kids will h...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Shibori Tea Towels / Paños Shibori para el té

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens, Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Shibori is a trendy and cool folding technique for tie dye. Join us outside on the back lawn to learn a few different folding options for a tea towel.  This is a teen and adult drop in event.  Everyone must register to attend and then stop ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual All the Books Meet Up

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
A fun, lively book chat from the comfort of your own home.   We’ll discuss what books we’re enjoying, which books we aren’t, and what we’re reading next.  Discover “new to you books” from other readers as well as a rundown of n...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

In the Loop at the Library

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens, Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join Jessica LoBue of Unwraveled Yarnshop in the library's Lincoln Room for a drop-in meeting with knitters, crocheters, and other sewists for a social gathering and time for you to dedicate to your craft. Jessica is available to give tips and hints ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

WAPL Fun Pass

All Day 6/6 - 6/12
Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
The library will have a limited number of individual passes available each week for Phil’s Beach located in Wauconda. This pass is only for Adult Wauconda Area Library cardholders to use once during the week for 1 pass. They are available by coming t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mano a Mano. Family Resource Center

9:00am - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Mano A Mano will be at the Wauconda Public library every Monday, starting February 14 from 9am-5pm. Please call Mano A Mano’s main number at: 847-201-1521 to schedule an appointment Appointments are required between 9am-1pm and Walk-Ins ar...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Time for Twos Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Babies & Toddlers
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
This musical storytime is perfect for toddlers who are always on the go. Each session is filled with songs, stories and movement.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

I Survived STEM Kit

All Day
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
2-5th Grade  Sign up for one or multiple sessions.  Want to test your survival skills? Pick up a STEM kit based off an I survived book. Join us later in the month for an in person I survived event to show us if you survived.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bounce and Books

9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
We'll read, dance, sing and explore rhythms in this lively and active 25-minute program.  ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Lotería de verano

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Español
Event Details:
Ven a la biblioteca a jugar lotería de verano, gánate premios padrísimos y diviértete con toda la familia. 30 lugares disponibles. No requiere de inscripción ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Sunny Summer Stories - Blast Off!

10:30am - 11:30am
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and more! Storytimes will be held outside weather permitting. June 8 l Blast Off! ...