The library will be closed
TODAY (10/31)

The library will be CLOSED Wednesday 10/31  for the day  due to the Outdoor Renovation Project (weather permitting for construction). There will be no access to the on-site book drops. Materials may be returned to  remote book drops  on 10/31 or at the library beginning Thursday 11/1.

We will reopen and resume normal hours Thursday 11/1.
From November 1 to November 30, the library will be collecting the items listed below for donation to PADS. We appreciate your support of those in need in the Wauconda Area!

Please consider donating:
  • Lip Balm/Chapstick
  • Travel Size Deodorant
  • Disposable Razors
  • $5 gift card to McDonalds or Dunkin Donuts
Stop by the Adult Help Desk between November 1 and November 30 to help us honor past and present U.S. service members and enhance our awareness of their service and sacrifice made every day. Stop by with your photos to add to the wall. We will also have thank you notes available to post to show your gratitude. 

Everyone loves giving back to the community. Join us Saturday between 11a and 2p to find out how you can help local non-profit organizations by volunteering your time and talents:

Something Different accentuates the versatility of the Native American flute with music of the world - Latin, Celtic, folk, blues, and other musical genres.  Enjoy this lovely, haunting sound Sunday at 2:00p that research has shown to reduce stress and to promote relaxation.

The Beyond Fiction Book Club will meet Monday at 7:00p at Lindy's Landing . Join us for discussion of The Soul of An Octopus by Sy Montgomery.

The Book Buzz Book Club will meet Tuesday at 7:00p at Honey Hill Coffee Company . Join us for discussion of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

The Family Book Club for grades 3-5 will meet Saturday at 10:30a at the library .

How to be a Good Creature
by Sy Montgomery

Submitted by Kelly F.
Author Sy Montgomery has traveled the world befriending animals, conducting research, and writing award winning books. How to be a Good Creature is the story of her life interwoven with stories of animals she has loved. The first animal tale is about Molly, the high-spirited Scottish Terrier, who set her own boundaries and hours! Other animal friends include Christopher Hogwood the pig, Tess the Border Collie, and a large spider named Clarabelle. This book is a very personal gift of memoir from a great author who has a heart of love for all creatures. (New Adult Non-Fiction/Best Sellers List)

Good Rosie!
by Kate DiCamillo

Submitted by Kelly F.
Rosie the dog has a good life living with George. She enjoys their breakfasts together and their walks. Rosie sometimes feels lonely. One day there is something new: the dog park. Join Rosie as she tests the waters of friendship amid the hilarious antics and quirks of her fellow dogs. The storytelling of Kate DiCamillo, and the art of cartoonist Harry Bliss make a winning combination. This book is a fun look at life and friendship for children, and their adults! (Children’s Fiction)

Animal Rescue: 12 Tales of Kindness
by Aubre Andrus

Submitted by Kelly F.
Animal lovers of all ages will enjoy these true tales of kindness to animals. Elephants, wolves, and a tiny baby rhino are just a few of the animals helped by kindness! Sports fans will enjoy meeting Hank the ballpark pup, a stray who was rescued by the Milwaukee Brewers. Also rescued is Dindim the penguin who washed up on a Brazilian beach, hungry and drenched in oil. Read this book to find out how the adorable Dindim recognizes the kindness of his rescuer!    (Children’s Non-Fiction)