Upcoming Events

Age Group

Primary tabs

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: 8
Event Details:
Lunch  & Discussion  Location: Docks Bar and Grill  313 E. Liberty Street Wauconda, Il 60084   Join us as we discuss Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lion by Victoria Houston Books are available at the Adult H...
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 (Drop In from 12-2:00 p.m.)

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

In-Person Great Decisions

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. There is no registration fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual - Grillin' and Chillin' with Tea

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Virtual Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 454
Event Details:
Join Certified Tea Specialist Judy Duncan of Ktizo Tea on Zoom to learn about various teas for iced beverages and cooking, as well as health benefits.  Tea samples will be available to pick up first-come first-served to those that have registere...

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 "Adults" group.

Book Buzz Book Club - While Justice Sleeps

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join other adults in their 20's/30's for a book discussion.  This month: While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams Books available at the Adult Help Desk. Register to receive the meeting link.  About the book: Avery Keene, a brill...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
RESCHEDULED FROM 7/26/2022 Learn how to build presentations from scratch with PowerPoint! This workshop will review animations, transitions, hyperlinks, slideshows, and much more.  ...
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: 25
Event Details:
Join us to discuss this month's Beyond Fiction Book Club selection, The Vagabonds by Jeff Guinn.  Books will be available to check out at the Adult Help Desk.  If you need help acquiring a book, please reach out to Kelly Kuningas at kk...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cooking and Baking with Blueberries

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Food, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us at the library as Julie Lockhart from Whisk Bakery in Wauconda teaches us all about the versatile and delicious blueberry and how to create fantastic blueberry dishes. Recipes and samples will be provided! ...

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 "Adults" group.

Introduction to Microsoft 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: 8
Event Details:
This workshop will review the basics of navigating around spreadsheets as well as using the built in tools to organize data to build budgets, tables, charts, and much more.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

09/01/2022 @ 9:00am - 09/04/2022 @ 4:00pm
Kids, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Kid City
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
 Guess the number of library cards we give out in a year and you could win a prize! Entry forms available at the Adult and Kid City desks.  ...
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: 27
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

09/06/2022 @ 9:00am - 09/30/2022 @ 9:00pm
Kids, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Kid City
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
 Guess the number of library cards we give out in a year and you could win a prize! Entry forms available at the Adult and Kid City desks.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Save it to the Cloud

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Classroom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Learn how to back up your documents, music and photos to online cloud solutions, many of which are cheap or free. We’ll also show the basics of onsite backup and the 3-2-1 backup strategy. Useful for safety and sharing! ...
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: 19
Event Details:
 Discussion will be held at the library.      Join us as we discuss The Titanic Secret by Clive Cussler Books are available at the Adult Help Desk When Isaac Bell attempts to decipher the forbidding deaths of n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture, History & Current Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Join the Wauconda Township Historical Society to hear captivating stories about early settlers at the Wauconda Cemetery. Our tour guide Mary Cook will lead us as we listen to costumed historical figures talk about themselves and their lives. Wauconda...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Culture, History & Current Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Join the Wauconda Township Historical Society to hear captivating stories about early settlers at the Wauconda Cemetery. Our tour guide Mary Cook will lead us as we listen to costumed historical figures talk about themselves and their lives. Wauconda...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fun in the Sun Senior Picnic

10:00am - 2:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
REGISTER AT WAUCONDA PARK DISTRICT (Online or in person) or WAUCONDA TOWNSHIP A perfect sunny, summer afternoon with friends at Cook Park while enjoying nature along the Park District boardwalk or a fun pontoon ride departing from the handicap acc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiction Book Club - Yellow Wife

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Join us as we discus Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson.  Books are available at the Adult Help Desk.  About the book: In the tradition of Wench and Twelve Years a Slave, this harrowing story follows an enslaved woman f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

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: 16
Event Details:
Learn the basics of word processing to compose a letter, flyer, paper, and more. We will review the basic tools in MS Word to get you started with creating dynamic documents.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Science & Nature
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
The James Webb Space Telescope is set to fundamentally alter our understanding of black holes, the early Universe, stars, and planets over the next 20 years. Learn more about this groundbreaking mission as we explore some of the first images from the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

In-Person Great Decisions

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. There is no registration fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Buzz Book Club - The Tipping Point

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join other adults in their 20's/30's for a book discussion.  This month: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell Books available at the Adult Help Desk. Register to receive the meeting link.  About the book: The tipping point is...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Details:
Drop in anytime between 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm to create simple macrame plant hanger.  This would be suitable for a small potted plant you already have at home. Aprende a crear un colgador de plantas de macramé simple. Adecuado para una pequeña pl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Movies & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Historical presenter Michelle Gibbons will take you into the life, love, struggles and stardom of Johnny Cash. Gibbons will discuss Cash’s famous albums and songs, including: “Folsom Prison Blues;” “I Walk the Line;” “Ring of Fire;” “Get Rhythm;” “Ma...