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This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Español
Event Details:

Haz una tarjeta para el día del padre. Visita el área de niños y pide a la bibliotecaria un paquete con el material para elaborar una tarjeta para papá en casa.

Del 3 al 15 de junio podrás recibir un paquete hasta agotar existencia.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/10 - 6/16
Kids
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.

The Wonderful World of Spanish

10:00am - 10:30am
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For children age 4 - 6

¡Hola!

Want to encourage your child to learn a new language?  Come join us in the fun of learning basic Spanish. Each week features a variety of stories, songs and activities 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

 

Join us at the library as we discuss A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny

Books are available at the Adult Help Desk

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Event Details:

Enjoy the movie The Light Between Oceans on the Library's big screen. Popcorn, Pretzels, and water bottles will be provided.

Movie Description

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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.

Great Decisions (In-Person)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture, History & Current Events
Event Details:

Great Decisions is the United States' largest discussion program on world affairs. Each month, professor Gary Midkiff leads a non-partisan conversation about the most important foreign policy issues facing Americans today.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/17 - 6/23
Kids
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Time for Twos

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
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

This musical storytime is perfect for toddlers who are always on the go. Each session is filled with songs, stories and movement.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intermediate Excel

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Perform simple calculations with formulas and functions. Attendees should have a basic understanding of Excel.

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

Bounce and Books

9:30am - 10:00am
Babies & Toddlers
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Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ages 12-24 months

We'll read, dance, sing and explore rhythms in this lively and active 25-minute program.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Mario Kart Tournament

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate Mario Kart champ? Find out by entering our tournament! Teens are invited to test out their skills in this fun, competitive event.

This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Combining vibrant magic, handmade props, puppets, original music, and an abundance of laughter, Miss Make-Believe guarantees a smile. Other activities will include games, crafts, and a cool treat.

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Sunny Summer Stories

10:30am - 11:30am
Kids, Family
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Recommended for ages 3-8 with parent/caregiver

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and more! Storytimes will be held outside, weather permitting.

Please dress for outdoor play. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lego Challenge: Self-Portraits

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Calling all little Lego lovers! Express your creativity and celebrate what makes you unique as you challenge yourself to create your very own Lego Self-Portrait.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lego Challenge: Landmarks

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Challenge yourself to an iconic build with this Lego Landmark Challenge! Push your Lego engineering skills to new heights as you create your own take on a famous global landmark.

 

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

Theater Camp

10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids, Teens
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sensory Mindfulness

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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.

The Wonderful World of Spanish

10:00am - 10:30am
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

For children age 4 - 6

¡Hola!

Want to encourage your child to learn a new language?  Come join us in the fun of learning basic Spanish. Each week features a variety of stories, songs and activities 

 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Take & Make Craft- Colors in Nature

All Day 6/24 - 6/30
Kids
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Time for Twos

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
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

This musical storytime is perfect for toddlers who are always on the go. Each session is filled with songs, stories and movement.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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: 29
Event Details:

Join us to discuss this month's Beyond Fiction Book Club selection, Year of the Tiger: An Activist's Life by Alice Wong.

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

Bounce and Books

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
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Ages 12-24 months

We'll read, dance, sing and explore rhythms in this lively and active 25-minute program.

 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Balloon Racer Derby

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Design and build you own balloon powered car. Then face off in a mini derby to see whose design wins the day.

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:

Presentado en español.

Ven a la biblioteca con toda la familia a divertirte jugando lotería de verano.

 

Presented in Spanish

Come to the library with the whole family to play summer lotería.