Christmas Holiday Closing
The Library will close on Sunday, December 24th through Monday, December 25. We will reopen 9:00 am on Tuesday, December 26th.
Illinois Public Records
Scroll through Chicagoland’s public records. Real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more. Sort by name, city, zip code, and more. CheckIllinois is available for free background checks. Please click here to see this document for instructions on the updated database.
Illinois State Archives
Search statewide databases for marriages, deaths, veterans, land tract sales and more.
Submit your resume online for local jobs and connect with a Job Center for assistance with interviewing and improving job skills.
Stream full-length independent, foreign, classic & documentary films for free, brought to you by your public library. Over 30,000 films are offered.
Browse educational and engaging videos for children of all ages that promote positive social and emotional development and inspire creativity in young minds.
Lake County Genealogical Society
Compiles links to local resources including cemeteries, churches, court records, obituaries, and more.
Legal Information Reference Center
Free forms for divorce, bankruptcy, wills and estates, landlords, real estate, power of attorney and more.
Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today. LinkedIn Learning offers online video tutorials for the web, design, photography, audio and music production, video, 3D animation and much more. You will need your valid Wauconda Area Library card and PIN to login.
Language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, with free mobile apps, hands-free learning features, and progress tracking.
Easy to search and understand consumer medical information.
National Library of Medicine
Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health; offers access to consumer, patient, and physician information, including Medline.
NoveList Plus K-8
Great for kids, parents and teachers! Browse recommended reads by age, get book discussion guides as well search titles, authors, plot summaries, and series. Includes lexile scoring for both fiction and non-fiction titles.
NoveList Plus Teen & Adult
Find author readalikes, series' lists, book reviews, genre lists, award-winners and more. Now includes non-fiction titles as well as fiction.
Magazines and newspapers from around the world with instant, unlimited access (includes Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times).
Find nationwide business or residential information. Create lists by business type, sales volume, residential area, and more.
Resources for Parents and Teachers
This page consolidates several digital and print resources in one easy to find location aimed at parents, teachers, and homeschooling.
State of Illinois Business Portal
If you're thinking of starting your own business in Illinois, start here.
For Grades Pre-K - 6. Watch, listen and read your favorite picture books as they come to life with animation.