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I Spy Winter Wonderland

All Day 1/3 - 1/31
Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Kid City
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
Looking for a fun winter activity? Check out Kid City during the month of January, and see if you can SPY the objects. Complete the activity and you'll receive a special surprise.    For all ages ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Take & Make Craft- Cozy Mittens

All Day 1/17 - 1/23
Kids, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Cut out and decorate some oversized mittens.  Watch the video tutorial for different decorating ideas to keep  kids busy - https://www.wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Popcorn Day

All Day 1/19 - 1/21
Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Event Details:
We are celebrating Popcorn Day at the library.  Check out 2 books or movies between January 19 - 21 and receive a bag of popcorn. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Take & Make Craft- Bearded Gnome

All Day 1/24 - 1/30
Kids, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
This crafty kit has everything in it for kids to create a Gnome.   Don't miss out.  All while supplies last. Watch the video tutorial here- https://www.wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom to discuss this month's Virtual Non-Fiction Book Club selection, , The Plaza by Julie Satow.  We are so happy that the author, Julie Satow, will be joining our Zoom discussion!  Books will be available to...

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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:
Bestselling author Silvia Moreno-Garcia discusses her newest book, Velvet Was the Night, and her genre-defying mashups of cultural noir and Lovecraftian horror.  Click here to register for this event. Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the New York T...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Love Monster

All Day 1/31 - 2/6
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:
This cute valentine craft will fill your monster with love.  All pieces in the kit.  Come to Kid City and pick up. Watch the video tutorail here- https://www.wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts ...
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: 13
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 "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: 18
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...

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

Take & Make Craft Valentine Cards

All Day 2/7 - 2/14
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:
Kids love sending valentine wishes.  Pick up a variety of card kits to keep the kids busy spreading the love. Go to our website for all the craft tuorials- https://www.wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 78
Event Details:
Create your own Valentine card for someone special!  The instructor, Audrey Ra, will teach you the techniques to create a beautiful watercolor floral-filled heart.    The instructor recommends a size 4 watercolor brush.  You can u...

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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 "Kids" group.

STEM Club 3rd-5th Grade

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: 13
Event Details:
Register to pick up STEM supplies, then log in and watch the how to video to create your own experiment and learn about STEM. Supplies will be available for pick up in Kid City 2/8- 2/16 ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEM Club k-2nd Grade

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: 18
Event Details:
Register to pick up STEM supplies, then log in and watch the how to video to create your own experiment and learn about STEM. Supplies will be available for pick up in Kid City 2/8- 2/16 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment, Culture, History & Current Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 491
Event Details:
In Detroit in the 1960’s Motown Records produced hits as efficiently as the Ford Motor Company produced automobiles. It was the “Sound of Young America” sung by performers like The Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.  Using...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us as we discuss The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare. Books are available at the Adult Help Desk.  The unforgettable, inspiring story of a teenage girl growing up in a rural Nigerian village who longs to get an education so th...

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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.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Lunch & Discussion location: to be determined.  This month's lunch and discussion we will talk about Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March.  The book will be available for checkout at our Adult help desk. In 1892, Bombay is ...

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Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Join knitters, crocheters and other sewists for a fun social time, sharing projects and tips.  Jessica LoBue from Unraveled Yarnshop will be here to give instructions for those that need help.  Please bring any leftover yarn or knitting/cro...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Who Am I?

All Day 2/14 - 2/27
Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Kid City
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
Head on down to Kid City and see if you can guess who the character silhouettes are! For all ages ...

Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Program Type: Board Meeting, Virtual/Hybrid
Event Details:
The Wauconda Area Public Library District Board of Trustees meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. All board meetings are open to the general public. Visitors are welcome, but anyone wishing to address the Board should call in advance...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art to Go / 3rd-5th

All Day
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
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 in Kid City 2/15/22 ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Art to Go / K - 2

All Day
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Register to pick up art supplies, then log in and watch the how to video to create your own masterpiece.  Supplies available for pick up in Kid City 2/15/22 ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Art

All Day
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
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 in Kid City 2/15/22 ...
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- Snowflakes

All Day 2/15 - 2/20
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:
Create sparkly snowflakes indoors.  Stop by kid city to pick up supplies. Watch the video tutorial here- https://www.wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts ...