Gary Auerbach World Frisbee Champ
June 26th, 7:00 p.m.
Held at the Wauconda Area Library - Outside, Weather Permitting

Meet a World Frisbee Champ who says it pays to play!
See a demonstration of Frisbee tricks, hear about the history of the sport, and learn how to discover new skills.
All ages are encouraged and welcome to come.

ADULT | ADULT OFFERINGS
All the Books
June 26th, 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy lively conversation highlighting all things new and exciting in books. Did you love a book so much that you’re excited to share? Is there a “reviews darling” book everyone else loved that left you flat? Are you clamoring to dish on how a movie differs from its book? All perfect topics for ‘All the Books!’ Discover what your favorite library staff is reading as well as fellow library patrons. A one-of-a-kind “unbook” club! Everyone goes home with a free book!

DIY Marketing Graphics
June 27th, 7:00 p.m.

This seminar is for entrepreneurs who need high quality DIY graphics in their marketing toolkit but struggle with the know-how. We’ll talk stock photography, smartphone photography tips, resources for creating graphics, and more.

Lunch & a Movie
June 28th, 12:00 p.m.
On the Basis of Sex (PG-13)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

Light Lunch Provided
Beyond Fiction Book Club
Monday, July 8th, 7 p.m.
Calypso
- David Sedaris

Novel Thoughts
Tuesday, July 9th, 7 p.m.
Social Creature
- Tara Isabella Burton

Books are available for check out at the Adult Help Desk.
FAMILY | PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES
Happy Fourth of July!

Reminder: The library will be closing early in Wednesday, July 3rd at 8 p.m. due to the fireworks in Cook Park. The library will remain closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

The library will resume normal hours Friday, July 5th.
Register for Summer Reading

Our summer reading programs have begun! Don't miss out on these great prizes.

Summer Reading Programs for:
Babies & Toddlers
Kids
Teens
Adults

Register in person or online
KID CITY | KID CITY PROGRAMS

Sunny Summer Stories
Ages 3-8 with caregiver
Storytimes will be held outside, weather permitting.


June 26 | 4th of July Celebration



COMMUNITY EVENTS | AROUND TOWN
Summer Lunch Program
June 3rd through August 9th
Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cook Park: 600 N. Main St, Wauconda, IL
WELL READ | BOOKS WE LOVE
The Girls of Murder City: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
by Douglas Perry

Submitted by Donna W.
Chicago in the Spring of 1924 was rocked by a series of murders perpetrated by women. Chicago Tribune journalist Maurine Watkins tracks down the salacious details of two of the most iconic murderesses. Socialite and cabaret dancer Belva Gaetner and the young and beautiful Beulah Annan both of whom are the inspiration to the musical “Chicago written my Watkins after the trials. This true-crime non-fiction story tells a story of fame, corruption and scandal. 

A Fire Story
by Brian Fies

Submitted by Molly J.
A Fire Story recounts the true story of author Brian Fies and his family’s firsthand account of the tragic 2017 Northern California wildfires. The Fies family and many others lost everything they owned and were lucky to make it out of their home alive. This graphic novel is hard to read, but serves as a reminder of Mother Nature’s power.
(Adult Graphic Novels) 

Teach Your Child Meditation: 70 Fun & Easy Ways to Help Kids De-Stress & Chill Out
by Lisa Roberts

Submitted by Katie S.
Children are not immune to everyday stresses. They need their own techniques and tools to effectively handle situations. This book has great illustrations with easy to follow instructions of exercises that will help focus and calm your child in the midst of their chaos.  
(Parenting Books)

The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'N' Roll
by Ian S. Port

Submitted by Kelly K.
This book makes you appreciate and want to listen to rock and roll music, from its infancy with the blues of Muddy Waters to Buddy Holly, the Beatles to the Beach Boys to Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and more. The competition between sounds and styles of Leo Fender’s and Les Paul’s creations, the artists that played them and the history of the music – as well as great descriptive renderings of songs, artists and styles of the era are all present here. Powerful! Electric! What a great read.
(Non-Fiction)