Reference & Research
Get Homework Help
The library has all kinds of resources available to help students with homework assignments, including book lists, copies of school textbooks, free online tutor assistance, online databases, and reference materials.
Search by Subject
The library provides access to special subscription databases and other online resources to our patrons. Find magazine articles, genealogy records, addresses and phone numbers, This service is free 24/7 for Wauconda Area Library card holders only!
Not sure which database is for you? Access our subscription list by database subject. To connect from home, have your Wauconda Area library card barcode number ready to login.
Search Resources by Title
Looking for a particular online resource? Access our subscription list by database title. To connect from home, have your Wauconda Area library card barcode number ready to login.
Search Local Newspapers
The library subscribes to many local newspapers in print and online.
Ask a Librarian
The Adult Services Reference Desk is available to help answer questions you may have, from what are the books in a particular series to setting up an email account for the first time to finding an obituary or magazine article. Contact us at 847-526-6225 ext. 203 or by email.
Use Area Libraries
Did you know that your Wauconda Area library card is good at any library in Illinois? This means you can go to area libraries and check out materials with your Wauconda Area Library card.
Are you looking for something that we don't own? Try our interlibrary loan service. We can place orders for materials at area libraries and have them sent here. We will contact you when the item arrives for pickup. When finished, return the item to us. We'll make sure it is returned to the home library.