Although it may not feel
like it yet,
Summer is here!
It's finally time to go
outside and enjoy the sunshine. Whether you're working
in the yard, reading on the beach, fishing in the lake, or
going camping, the library has what you need to make the most
of your summer.
Best of all, save on
gas because we're close to home!
Before you set to
work in the yard, download an audiobook using MyMediaMall or check
out one of our preloaded iPods
Check out a hot bestseller
before you hit the beach.
Bring the family and enjoy the cool
sounds of summer during our Wauconda Area Summer
Concert Series, in partnership with the Friends of the
Library and the
Staying close to home? Browse
travel guides (or Wisconsin
Avoid the "Are we there yet?" question with these family
travel and activity guides.
Once it gets too hot to cook, try our no-cook, barbecue
cooking cookbooks. Be sure to register for our summer
To preview all that that library has to offer this
summer click here for
begins on Monday, June 9 for Wauconda Area Library
For the first time in the
library's history, the library will be open Sunday from
noon to 4 p.m. year-round. Until this year, the
library had always been closed Sundays through the summer
We are now able to be open on
Sundays all year because of the great support we have had
from the community. Clearly, our community's need
for information and entertainment extends beyond the school
year, and Sundays have become one of our busiest days of
We are very happy that we can
accommodate the community's need for Sunday service through
For Toddlers through
This six-week program provides
encouragement and rewards for reading or listening to
books. Reading logs will be available at the
Children's Reference Desk starting on Monday, June
Club members who achieve their
weekly goals will receive fun prizes. Older kids can
participate in special weekly challenges, such as the
hole-in-one putt-putt challenge. Younger kids can try
their luck spinning the big prize wheel.
Complete all six weeks of
reading and earn a "Reading Rewards Booklet" containing
coupons for free admission to museums, sports events, arcades,
theaters and more.
Make the library a playground
for your mind this summer! Stop by the Adult Services
Reference Desk to pick up a reading log starting Monday, June
Win a prize every time you
read or listen to two books. By participating, you'll
also be entered into a grand prize drawing for an iPod
Shuffle and a $25 iTunes gift card. The more you
read, the better chance you have to win!
Teens who complete the reading
goals will be eligible to receive the "Reading Rewards
Booklet" containing coupons for free admission to museums,
sports events, arcades, theaters and more.
Let the games