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WAUCONDA AREA LIBRARY

Sep 4, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sep 14, 2013 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sep 15, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sep 16, 2013 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Sep 18, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sep 20, 2013 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Sep 21, 2013 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sep 24, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Sep 28, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Oct 10, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oct 13, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oct 15, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oct 17, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oct 25, 2013 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Nov 3, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Nov 5, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Nov 6, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Nov 15, 2013 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Nov 17, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Nov 21, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dec 13, 2013 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Dec 15, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dec 16, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dec 18, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Dec 19, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Wauconda Area Library
801 N. Main Street
Wauconda, IL

Sept. 4th:        Locker Makeover - Drab to Fab! ~
    Your locker will be the talk of the school! Design your own magnet collection, picture frames, and other fun locker accessories.    We will also offer tips on some easy ways to keep your locker organized throughout the busy school year.

Sept. 14th:     Intuitive Watercolor Painting Workshop  ~  $10 fee per person.
    This is not your typical watercolor class! Artist Karen Ann Hollingsworth will use watercolors and colored pencils to demonstrate her method.  Then it's your turn to open up your inner artist and try her fun, meditative technique.

Sept. 15th:    The Limitations Play the '50s  ~
    Jive to classic hits produced by the Sun Records label during the mid to late 1950s and made famous by Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, and others.

Sept. 16th:    Autumn Star Party  ~
    Cast your gaze at the night skies through high-powered mega telescopes!
    Our friends from the Lake County Astronomical Society are back with this fun and educational program designed for all ages.

Sept. 18th:    Painting Party at the Zone  ~
    Help us spice up our YA section at the library by painting the bookends!
    Whether you're into vampire romances, anime, science fiction or mysteries, we want The Zone to reflect your tastes!

Sept 20th:    Movie Under the Stars: October Sky  ~
    It's outdoor movie night at the library! Enjoy an after-hours screening of the award-winning October Sky, the film adaptation of Rocket Boys.  Bring your lawn chairs, we'll provide the popcorn & beverages.

Sept. 21st:    Ready, set ... GO Club!   ~   Events Also On: Oct. 12 & Nov. 23 (Same Time)
    Go is an ancient game of strategy.  The simple goal of surrounding more territory than your opponent gets exciting as you take turns placing black and white stones on the board. All supplies and instruction provided.

Sept. 24th:    Illinois UFO's   ~
    This fascinating presentation will use photos, case histories, and eyewitness accounts to detail UFO sightings in Illinois, the Midwest, and all over the globe.

Sept. 28th:    Tai Chi  ~   Class also on: Oct 26, Nov 30 & Dec 28 (Same Time)
    Tai Chi promotes serenity and reduces stress with gentle movements which connect the mind and body.
    Tai Chi Master Allison Deputy will guide these classes, which are open to all experience levels.

Oct. 10th:    The Race to Space  ~
    The early years of the U.S. space program were marked by triumph and tragedy as we competed with Russia in our sprint to the Moon. Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium will explain how a bitter rivalry grew into a cooperative effort to complete the amazing International Space Station.
    
Oct. 12th:     Ready, set ... GO Club!   ~    Events Also On: Nov. 23 (Same Time)
    Go is an ancient game of strategy.  The simple goal of surrounding more territory than your opponent gets exciting as you take turns placing black and white stones on the board. All supplies and instruction provided.

Oct. 13th:    Astronomy for Everyone   ~      
    Get ready for space travel with astrophysicist Kevin Manning! The former NASA consultant will guide you on an exploration of the stars and other celestial wonders with slides, video footage, and hands-on activities. Be transported to a fascinating world beyond your own. Fun for all ages, this event is perfect for the entire family.

Oct. 15th:    College Illinois!   ~
    Learn more about the State of Illinois 529 Prepaid Tuition Program. It covers 100% of in-state tuition and mandatory fees for Illinois public universities and community colleges.This plan can also be used at any eligible college in the United States.

Oct. 17th:    Read This Next   ~  
    Find your next great read using library databases and other online resources. We will also show you how to select great picks for your book club!

Oct. 25th:    Halloween Spookapalooza!   ~
    Join us for this frightfully fun party and pick up some easy tips to amp up your Halloween costume and makeup. Enjoy a creepy movie, spooky snacks, and painting pumpkins. Come if you dare!

Oct. 26th:    Tai Chi  ~   Class also on: Nov 30 & Dec 28 (Same Time)
    Tai Chi promotes serenity and reduces stress with gentle movements which connect the mind and body.
    Tai Chi Master Allison Deputy will guide these classes, which are open to all experience levels.

Nov. 3rd:        Harvest Harmony of American Music  ~
    Enjoy an afternoon of beautifully rendered American folk music performed by Pat Gaughan and LJ Slavin.

Nov. 5th:        Soupalooza   ~
    M. Eileen Brown, author of the Daily Herald food column 'Soupalooza' ¯will share her secrets for making great soup,just in time to keep you warm throughout the winter.

Nov. 6th:        Zendala Drawing Class  ~
    Like to doodle? Then this YA class is for you! This fun, relaxing art form produces amazing, intricate results, no drawing experience needed.

Nov. 14th:    Genealogy 101   ~
    Learn the basics of genealogy before the family comes over for Thanksgiving.

Nov. 15th:    Teen Movie: The Hunger Games   ~
    Katniss is paying a visit to the library! Need a refresher before the premiere of Catching Fire? We will be showing the first movie while you snack and create a craft.

Nov. 17th:    Four Score and Seven Years Ago....  ~
    150 years after Abraham Lincoln spoke those words, the Gettysburg Address is considered his most famous speech. Professor Gary Midkiff will examine the context of the speech and the reasons why it is so highly regarded today.

Nov. 21st:    The Kennedy Assassination   ~
    You probably remember what you were doing that fateful day the entire nation came to a complete halt with just four words: 'The President is dead!'¯   An in-depth perspective on a tragic time in our history.

Nov. 23rd:    Ready, set ... GO Club!   ~   
    Go is an ancient game of strategy.  The simple goal of surrounding more territory than your opponent gets exciting as you take turns placing black and white stones on the board. All supplies and instruction provided.

Nov. 30th:    Tai Chi  ~   Class also on: Dec 28 (Same Time)
    Tai Chi promotes serenity and reduces stress with gentle movements which connect the mind and body.
    Tai Chi Master Allison Deputy will guide these classes, which are open to all experience levels.

Dec. 8th:        Christmas Piano with Eugene Kwok  ~
    We welcome back one of our very favorites as he gets us into the swing of the holidays. Cookies and cocoa served.

Dec. 13th:    Snow Bomb the Zone   ~
    Help us turn The Zone into an Elf-inspired winter wonderland! While watching the movie, we will make paper chains, snowflakes, and other paper crafts to hang in The Zone. And what's a holiday party without sugar cookie decorating?

Dec. 15th:    Jane Austen's Heroines  ~
    Historian and actress Leslie Goddard brings to life eight women from Jane Austen's novels, beginning and ending with Elizabeth Bennett from Pride and Prejudice. These characters will provide a fun introduction to Austen's work using her own dry wit.

Dec. 16th:    Jane Austen Book Disscussion   ~
    Celebrate Jane Austen's birthday (and the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice) by reading the first novel she published  - Sense and Sensibility. Books are available at the Adult Services Reference Desk.

Dec. 18th:     Cool Christmas Ornaments   ~
    Add a personal touch to your holiday tree this year with an ornament decorated by you. All supplies provided.

Dec. 19th:    Decorative Winter Container   ~   $20 per person
    Create a gorgeous arrangement using evergreens, dogwood branches, and pine cones that you will be proud to display on your front porch or even as a centerpiece.

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