Thursday, January 29, 2015

Library Closed Friday, January 29th 
Resume Regular Hours: 
Saturday, January 30th  @ 9am

Library closed due to remodeling project on Friday. Below is architect's pic of new YA section. Note YA materials, new seating in a more open area and gaming/collaboration area!
The area hopes to be open soon!

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Mother - Daughter Book Club / January 17th @ 10:30 am


This book club is open to girls in grades 6 – 8 and the special women in their lives. Books are available at the Adult Services
Reference Desk.

This Month: Out of My Mind
by Sharon M. Draper

Friday, December 19, 2014

Log In the Wauconda Area Library Website and find the Novelist Database. 
Some of the Novelist Features:
  • Suggestions for books based off of Genre (Horror, Fanatsy, Etc)
  • Can Search for Non-Fiction or Fiction Books
  • Search box to aid in finding titles
  • Searches specifically for Adult, YA and Children's books
  • Read-alikes that suggest books based from books that you have read and liked

Sunday, December 14, 2014

eReading at Your Wauconda Area Library

With the renovation in progress and the holidays in full swing, don't forget about the digital materials available to you from your Wauconda Area Library!

Your Wauconda Area Library offers three different products to uselectronic materials with your Wauconda Area Library card. They work with several different devices including Kindles, Nooks and Apple products. Whether you use ebooks, eAudiobooks, or eMagazines, there is something for everyone and they are all free with your library card!

   3M Cloud Library: Hundreds of NEW eBooks now available! Download    the app from:
  Put in your Wauconda Area Library barcode number, PIN and check         out.  You can download titles right from our catalog too!

Overdrive's MyMediaMallBrowse,checkout and download thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, Kindle books and more. The Overdrive Media Console apps are also available through iTunesGooglePlay, and Amazon Marketplace. You can download titles right from our catalog too!

Zinio Digital Magazines: The library subscribes to over 50 current and  popular magazine titles. The first time you download a magazine you  will need to set up two accounts (we recommend using the same  username and password for both). Click here for more information.  

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The American Library Association's 

Official 2014 Teens’ Top Ten Titles 

Have Been Announced

Check and see which copies are in at 
  1. "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell (Macmillan/St. Martin's Griffin)
  2. "Splintered" by A.G. Howard (ABRAMS/Amulet Books)
  3. "The Rithmatist" by Brandon Sanderson (Tor Teen)
  4. "The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey (Penguin/Putnam Juvenile) 
  5. "Monument 14: Sky on Fire" by Emmy Laybourne (Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends)
  6. "Earth Girl" by Janet Edwards (Prometheus Books /Pyr)
  7. "The Testing" by Joelle Charbonneau (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  8. "Steelheart" by Brandon Sanderson (Random House/Delacorte Press)
  9. "Siege and Storm" by Leigh Bardugo (Macmillan/Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
  10. "The Eye of Minds" by James Dashner (Random House/Delacorte Press)

Monday, October 20, 2014

Teen Action Group (TAG)
Monday, October 20 - 3:30-4:30

TAG is an easy way to have fun while making a difference at your library (and it looks great on college applications, too). Help with library projects and let us know which programs, video games, and books you’d like to see at the library.

Friday, October 17, 2014


Strategic Gaming Club
Fri. October 24 @ 3:45-5:45

Expert or novice, if you like to play chess and/or strategy games, you have a seat at this drop-in club. Bring your cards and prepare to be challenged.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where you nominate and choose your favorite books of the previous year! Voting will be open from August 15 through Teen Read Week, which is taking place October 12-18 of this year (2014)! The "top ten" titles will be announced on October 20, 2014, so be sure to check back for the list of winners!

You are able to vote for up to 3 Books