Independence Day Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th for Independence day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5th at 9:00 a.m. 

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Kids" group.
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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 "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: 9
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Take & Make Craft- Outer Space

All Day 7/5 - 7/31
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:
Stop in every week in July to pick up an extraterrestrial craft to put together at home. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lego WeDo

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
3-5th Grade- sign up for one session Join us in our classroom to learn about coding and robotics. We will be using the LEGO WEDO software to build a robot and then code it to move, glow and make noise. ...
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.

Summer Concert Series - at Wauconda Park District

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment, Special Event
Event Details:
We are so excited to partner with the Wauconda Park District to bring you a series of outdoor summer concerts!  Pack a picnic, bring your bag chair or blanket and join us at the park district's outdoor stage.  All concerts will be at 7:00 p...
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.

Afternoon Concert on the Library Lawn with Patchouli

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Details:
We are so happy to welcome back library favorite Patchouli, featuring master guitarist Bruce Hecksel and singer-songwriter Julie Patchouli's sparkling lead vocals, beautiful duets and award winning compositions. City Pages compares the duo's live sou...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Hilarious Cartoon Hike

11:00am - 12:00pm
Kids
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Ages 5-12 You drew with him virtually in the past, now come meet him in-person. Mark Anderson is back with another great cartoon program. Kids will lead a cartoon hike and draw where they go, who they meet, and what happens next! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

LEGO Drop in Fun

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Bring your imagination and build something fun with our library Legos. Participants will have their finished creations displayed at the library. Kids of all ages are welcome to this family drop in program. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Lego WeDo

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
3-5th Grade sign up for one session Join us in our classroom to learn about coding and robotics. We will be using the LEGO WEDO software to build a robot and then code it to move, glow and make noise. ...
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.

Summer Concert Series - at Wauconda Park District

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment, Special Event
Event Details:
We are so excited to partner with the Wauconda Park District to bring you a series of outdoor summer concerts!  Pack a picnic, bring your bag chair or blanket and join us at the park district's outdoor stage.  All concerts will be at 7:00 p...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Mission: Math (Grades 1-2)

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: 10
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: 11
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: 21
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: 7
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 "Kids" group.

I Survived Science in Action

10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Patio
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
2-5th Grade   Time to show us what you did with your Kit. Want to see if we survived? Join us for a drop in as we demo our survival skills and give you an opportunity to show us yours. Or just visit us to join the fun.  .  ...
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 - Book Character Crafts

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
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:
Stop in the library every week in August to see if we are featuring your favorite book character.  Take the craft home with you and watch the tutorial for easy assembly instructions at www.wauclib.org/kids/arts-crafts      ...
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: 31
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 would survive. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

LEGO Drop in Fun

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Kids, Family
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Event Details:
Bring your imagination and build something fun with our library Legos. Kids of all ages are welcome to this family drop in program. ...
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.

Summer Concert Series - at Wauconda Park District

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment, Special Event
Event Details:
We are so excited to partner with the Wauconda Park District to bring you a series of outdoor summer concerts!  Pack a picnic, bring your bag chair or blanket and join us at the park district's outdoor stage.  All concerts will be at 7:00 p...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

I Survived Science in Action

10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Patio
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEM/STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
2-5th Grade Sign up for one or multiple sessions Time to show us what you did with your I survived Kit. Want to see if we survived? Join us for a drop in as we demo our survival skills and give you an opportunity to show us yours.   ...
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.

Introduction to Disc Golf

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Back Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Ever wonder how to play disc golf? Want to learn more about this popular sport and where to find courses nearby? Drop in and join the McHenry County Disc Golf Stewards on the library's back lawn to learn more and give it a try!     ...