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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.
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 "Family" group.

Adventure Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Offsite Events
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Families are invited to join library staff for a "Nature Adventure" at Lakewood Forest Preserve. Get ready to sing, read and hike through the forest!   ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Patio
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join Spark the Firefly and her friends for a summer night in Firefly Grove. Sing songs around the campfire, listen to the noises of the forest and watch the stars with friends. Under the Stars includes puppets, original music, interactive m...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Mini Altar del Día de Muertos

All Day 10/3 - 10/21
Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Español
Event Details:
Haz un mini-altar del día de muertos y tráelo al departamento de niños para ponerlo en exposición. Pide un paquete con algunos materiales e ideas para comenzar tu altar. Recoge materiales del 3-21 de octubre. Trae tu altar a la biblioteca entre el 24...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Moon Over Wauconda

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
Join the Lake County Astronomical Society in the library’s parking lot to view the moon and other objects in the night sky.  *Rain date is Thursday, October 13th at 7:30 p.m.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Moon Over Wauconda (Rain Date)

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults, Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Parking Lot
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Science & Nature
Event Details:
Join the Lake County Astronomical Society in the library’s parking lot to view the moon and other objects in the night sky.  *Rain date is Thursday, October 13th at 7:30 p.m.  ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

The Magic of Dave Fleming

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Family
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Dave's unique blend of magic, juggling, comedy and audience participation is perfect for the whole family.  ...

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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 "Family" group.

Preschool Halloween Jamboree

10:00am - 11:00am
Family
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Lincoln Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
For preschoolers and their caregivers Please Register This popular event will feature a storytime, parade of costumed children, and a take-home surprise!  ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Español
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Para familias con niños de Kínder a 5 grado Acompáñanos a aprender sobre las tradiciones del día de muertos con cuentos y canciones. Tendremos una alcancía de calavera que podrás pintar y llevar a casa. Mexican Traditions - The Day of the Dead ...
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.

Decorate the Library / Decora la biblioteca

All Day
Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Registration
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Grab & Go Craft Pickup
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 150
Event Details:
Make the library a festive place for the season.  Everyone can pick up one ornament to decorate at home.  Bring them back starting November 25 to decorate the library trees and show off your creative skills. We will have voting during the m...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Election Day Activities

9:00am - 9:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Wauconda Area Public Library
Room: Kid City
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
Your kids may be too young to vote in this year's election, but that doesn't mean they can't get involved . Fun activities will be available all day long...drop-in anytime and join the fun. For all ages.  ...