Join members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Bangs Lake Management Committee, and Wauconda Police   Marine Unit to discuss boating safety, ordinances, and lake ecology and conservation. 
ADULT | GENERAL PROGRAMMING

NEW! Meet us at Strawberry Moon to eat, drink, and talk books with other adults in their 20s and 30s. 

June 13 | Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

(Available for pick-up at Adult Help Desk)


Clue: A Mystery Book Club
Join us for the Clue June selection The Scent of Rain and Lightning. Books are  available for pick-up at the Adult Help Desk.  
Friday, June 9 | 10 a.m.

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Mind & Body Apps 
Discover different apps that will help you achieve mind and body balance. We’ll discuss new and popular apps for journal writing, creativity, meditation, fitness, and
well-being.
Be one with technology.
Saturday, June 10 | 9:30 a.m.



KIDS CITY | FAMILY PROGRAMS
Summer Reading
Kick-Off Party
Join us as we get down to the tunes of Jimmy Buffet, Harry Belafonte and others as performed by Dave Rudolf. We'll do the limbo, shake some shakers, do some hula hooping and much more! 
Wednesday, June 7 | 7:00 p.m.
Sunny Summer Stories

Come let’s explore and find out who is hiding under the sea! Storytime to take place outside on the back lawn. Recommended for ages 3 and up. 

Wednesdays June 7-28 | 10:30 a.m.
Beachy Keen
at Veterans Beach Park

Join us for island vibes, music, dance, stories, and a one-of-a-kind craft! Don’t forget your swimsuit, towel, and a picnic lunch.  
Veterans Park | 316 Island Dr, Island Lake IL
SPOTLIGHT RESOURCES & SERVICES
Besides being beautiful, Studio 801 packs a punch. If you've been meaning to sit down with mom, ask questions, and record the conversation for your family history records this is your place.
If you can think it up, Studio 801
can probably help make it a rea lity. 
The Rainbow Comes and Goes
by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
 
In this touching family history, mother and son exchange letters about their lives, ask questions they have always wanted to know and become closer by sharing stories of family relationships.  Gloria Vanderbilt (age 93 currently) reveals much about her scandalous childhood and her formation as a woman, while Anderson Cooper discusses tragedies he has dealt with (his father dying when he was age 10 and his brother committing suicide).   Well-written and revealing, this book will make you want to connect with your own older family members.  (Adult Non-Fiction)  

Submitted by Kelly K.
REQUEST

Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders  

If there is ONE audiobook you listen to this summer, make it  this one!  Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, this literary  masterpiece is narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices - all “ghosts in the graveyard” where President Lincoln’s young son Willie has been laid to rest.  Read by an astounding total of 166 readers, including Nick Offernan, David Sedaris, Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle and more, this story in audio format is highly entertaining.  One of my favorite books so far this year! (Adult Fiction - available as a book on CD or eaudio via Overdrive, and also in print)  

Submitted by Terri S. 
My Cousin Rachel
by Daphne Du Maurier  

With the film adaption of this classic opening in theaters this week, I just had to pick this book back up again.  In this mystery-romance, a young Englishman seeks revenge against his lovely cousin, but soon finds himself falling under the spell of her mysterious charm.  Dark and broody and gorgeously written!  Read it quick and beat the weekend heat by checking into a theater to see it on the big screen (starring Sam Claflin as Philip and Rachel Weisz as Rachel). That’s how I’m planning to spend my Sunday afternoon! (Adult Fiction)

Submitted by Terri S. 
REQUEST.