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Time for Twos

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room
Come sing, dance and learn with us!
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Time for Twos

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room
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What's your Word?

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room
For Adults and Teens (ages 13 and up)
Spread positivity with your custom bracelet. This mindful activity will inspire and ignite a meaningful conversation. What’s your word?
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Spooky Stop Motion Shorts

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Classroom
For Grades 3 and 4

Celebrate the season by making your very own spooky Halloween themed animation!
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What's your Word?

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room
For Adults and Teens (ages 13 and up)
Spread positivity with your custom bracelet. This mindful activity will inspire and ignite a meaningful conversation. What’s your word?
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Bounce and Books

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room

Ages 12-24 months

We’ll read, dance, sing and explore rhythms in this lively and active 25-minute program.

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Middle School Drop in

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Teen Zone

Grades 6-8

Stop in and check out the new Teen Reads and stay to do a quick craft or activity.
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JUNTOS para una mejor educación

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room

Del 2 de octubre al 6 de noviembre 

JUNTOS es una serie de 6 talleres para estudiantes de la High School y sus padres o tutores. El propósito de este programa es ayudar los jóvenes latinos a triunfar en la escuela y continuar con una educación superior. Ofreceremos un refrigerio en cada sesión. Presentado en colaboración con la Universidad de Illinois Extensión y el BPAC del distrito escolar 118.

TOGETHER for a better education

October 2 – November 6 

TOGETHER is a series of 6 workshops for students in High School and the parents or caregivers. The purpose of this program is to help young Latinos to succeed in school and to continue to a higher education. We will offer some refreshments in each session. Presented in partnership with the University of Illinois Extension and the District 118 BPAC.

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Citizenship Class

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Studio 801

Getting ready to take your exam to become a U.S. Citizen? This class will cover the 100 civic questions, N-400 application, and the English portion needed for the citizenship interview. Must be a legal resident in order to participate.  Presented in Partnership with Mano a Mano.

No registration required 

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Microsoft Word Basics

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Classroom
Instructor Stacy Freeman will introduce you to Microsoft Word 2016. Perfect for beginners or those who want to learn more about Word.
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Wondertime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room
Each week we'll feature a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays, and action rhymes aimed at building a love of language, books, and reading!
For 3 year olds
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Book Buddies

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room

Grades K-5

Looking for a new way to practice reading skills?  Kids will enjoy being partnered with a young volunteer buddy. Enjoy great books, a relaxed reading time and making a new friend.

Grades 6 -12

Earn volunteer hours and become a mentor by reading with young patrons. We will match you up with a new reader in grades K-5 so you can help young readers build their skills and confidence! (Book Buddies will not meet on 10/31.) 
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Happiness is a Choice You Make Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room

Our Fall Library Read introduces the timeless wisdom shared by author John Leland in his best-selling book, Happiness is a Choice You Make Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old.  The book represents a compelling narrative of his encounters with six of New York’s eldest inhabitants and the wisdom they demonstrated about aging, life quality and the art of living with resilience and joy.  Suitable for adults of all ages, the book brings together insight to inform the way we live now and to carry forward with the reminder that happiness is not a destination, but a choice we make every day.  Pick up a copy at the library and join us for insightful and thought provoking discussions.

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Learning Adventure

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room
Ages 4-5
The early years are perfect for building a foundation for long-term learning. Each week we will tackle a new subject through books and activities.
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Spooky Stop Motion Shorts

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Classroom
For Grades 5 and Up

Celebrate the season by making your very own spooky Halloween themed animation!
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Business Planning

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room

Good planning increases the odds of success. This workshop covers the essential elements of business plan development including setting goals and objectives, preparing marketing and financial plans, and defining action steps to attain your goals. Presented by SCORE.

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Lunch & a Movie

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room

September 21

The Glass Castle – PG-13

 

October 26

Jumanji – PG-13

 

November 23

Dunkirk – PG-13

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Scrapbooking with Tech

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Classroom

In this class we’ll discuss ways that you can digitize your photos and how to use sites like Shutterfly and Canva to preserve your precious memories both in print and online. Please come with access to a valid email address.

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Designing For Good

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Classroom

Have a knack for designing in 3D and want to help others in your community? Bring your skills as we learn what community members need most help with and then put those skills to good use.

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Cinema and Society

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room
Thought-provoking, powerful, and poignant films connect us with ideas and people outside of our immediate comfort zones. Titles this fall will focus on what it means to be happy and how we lead meaningful, fulfilling lives. To be held on the last Sunday of each month. 

10/28: Janey Makes a Play

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Time for Twos

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room
Come sing, dance and learn with us!
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Time for Twos

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room
Come sing, dance and learn with us!
View More
Registration is closed

Bounce and Books

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Wauconda Area Library
Storytime Room

Ages 12-24 months

We’ll read, dance, sing and explore rhythms in this lively and active 25-minute program.

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Middle School Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Off-site

Grades 6-8


Hang out with us at Honey Hill Coffee Company to discuss a chilling book over a warm drink.

Book will be available for checkout October 1.
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JUNTOS para una mejor educación

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wauconda Area Library
Lincoln Room

Del 2 de octubre al 6 de noviembre 

JUNTOS es una serie de 6 talleres para estudiantes de la High School y sus padres o tutores. El propósito de este programa es ayudar los jóvenes latinos a triunfar en la escuela y continuar con una educación superior. Ofreceremos un refrigerio en cada sesión. Presentado en colaboración con la Universidad de Illinois Extensión y el BPAC del distrito escolar 118.

TOGETHER for a better education

October 2 – November 6 

TOGETHER is a series of 6 workshops for students in High School and the parents or caregivers. The purpose of this program is to help young Latinos to succeed in school and to continue to a higher education. We will offer some refreshments in each session. Presented in partnership with the University of Illinois Extension and the District 118 BPAC.

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