GRAB AND GO SERVICE
BEGINNING JUNE 22
How do Wauconda Area Library patrons get materials?

  1. Place items on hold starting Monday, June 22
  2. When your hold comes in, schedule a pickup time
  3. During your pickup time, walk up the ramp and pick up your materials from the staff member

Detailed step information below!
*Service limited to Wauconda Area Library cardholders only
1. Place Items on Hold
2. Schedule a Pickup Time
  • You will receive a hold notification when your items are ready. This notification will also indicate we are ready to schedule your pickup time.
  • Schedule your time by calling the Library at (847) 526-6225 to choose a reservation before your hold expires
  • Please avoid an unnecessary trip to the Library by coming only during your scheduled pick up time
3. When You Arrive
  • Park anywhere in the Library's parking lot
  • Follow signage to walk up the far ramp and be mindful of ground markings to maintain social distance
  • We ask that you wear a mask when interacting with staff
  • At the top of the ramp a Library staff member will ask for your name and then retrieve your held items for you
  • The Library staff member will confirm your phone number on file and place the items that have been checked out to your account on a table for you to collect
LIBRARY MATERIALS UPDATE
  • Materials are currently available for Wauconda Area Library cardholders only. If you live in district but do not have a card please apply online.
  • All items currently checked out have due dates extended to June 30
  • No items are currently accruing fines
  • After you return your items they will remain on your account for up to 8 days
  • Our parking lot and front entrance book drops are open for returns but our remote book drops remain closed
  • Please call the Library at (847) 526-6225 if you are returning large items like Tech2Go, telescopes, STEM kits, and Can Do kits
  • Items currently unavailable to check out include: Launchpads, Playaways, Backpacks, Tech2Go (excluding wifi hotspots and Rokus), and Great Courses
LIBRARY SAFETY UPDATE
  • All items are quarantined for 7 days upon returning
  • All staff members are equipped with PPE/social distancing training and equipment
  • The Library has resumed contact free Homebound Delivery service. For more information, please contact the Library at (847) 526-6225.
CONTACT US
If you have any concerns please feel free to contact the Library via phone or email and chat services.