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Virtual Book Buddies

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Don't let your daily reading slide through the cracks this summer! Register to read with a librarian. Each child will receive their own 20 minute appointment to read one on one via Zoom. A great way to build confidence and increase fluency.  Sign up each week for a slot. Families with multiple readers sign up each reader individually. 
Limited appointments available!

Event Type: 
Kid City

Adult Ballet Barre Class

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Samantha Lesher of the Academy of Ballet Wauconda for a stretching and basic ballet movement class.  If you have never taken a ballet class or haven't taken one since childhood, you will love this chance to become stronger and more flexible.  A chair back can be used as a barre, please dress in comfortable clothing.

A Zoom link will be sent a day or two before the program to everyone who has registered.
Event Type: 
Adult Services

Virtual All the Books Meet Up

Thursday, August 5, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

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 new books hitting the library shelves each month.

Event Type: 
Adult Services

Summer Concert - Pino Farina Duo

Thursday, August 5, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kick back, relax, and enjoy the music!  In partnership with the Wauconda Park District, we are excited to bring back this
summer favorite!

All concerts take place at the Wauconda Park District.
Location: 
Off-site
Event Type: 
All Ages

Take & Make Craft- Swimming Crocodile

Monday, August 9, 2021 (All day)
No safari is complete without a crocodile.  Watch the tutorial to learn how to make this crocodile pop off the page.
Pick up craft kit in kid city, while supplies last.
Event Type: 
Kid City

Vintage Mocktails @ Strawberry Moon

Monday, August 9, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
As the 2020's begin, let's take a walk down memory lane with vintage 1920's-era (alcohol-free) mocktails, courtesy of Strawberry Moon in Wauconda.  We'll meet at the outdoor space on Main Street by Whippletee Farm Antique shop.  Masks and distancing required, groups of up to four may be seated at one table.  In case of inclement weather, this program may be moved indoors to Strawberry Moon's location at 204 S. Main Street in Wauconda.
Location: 
Off-site
Event Type: 
Adult Services

Take & Make Craft- Elephant Puppet

Monday, August 16, 2021 (All day)
Stop in kid city today to pickup your craft kit to make an elephant puppet.  
Event Type: 
Kid City

Watercolor Basics - Roses and Sunflowers with Audrey Ra

Monday, August 16, 2021 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Let loose with watercolor as you learn how to paint flowers with Audrey Ra of Audrey Ra Design. In this workshop you'll learn how to paint roses and sunflowers in the loose style.  The library will provide 3 sheets of watercolor paper to everyone registered, and we will let you know when those are available for pickup.  

Event Type: 
Adult Services

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