|About||Welcome to the Wauconda Area Library! We serve residents of all or portions of Wauconda, Island Lake, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, Lakemoor & Volo.|
On a typical day, more than 700 people visit the Wauconda Area Library. This full-service public library district serves the residents of all or portions of the villages of Wauconda, Island Lake, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, Lakemoor, and Volo - more than 26,000 residents. We offer a collection of more than 125,000 books, periodicals, DVDs, and audio recordings, as well as a wide variety of state-of-the-art electronic resources, including free high-speed wired and wireless access to the Internet throughout the library. There truly is something for everyone!
We are here to serve YOU! Nearly 6,000 reference questions are answered each month by the library's well-trained staff. Hundreds of library events are scheduled throughout the year, specifically for children, young adults, families, and adults. These free programs are designed to entertain and inform, and to introduce the public to the library's services.
We hope you will visit often and take advantage of all the library offers, whether to pick up tonight's entertainment, hunker down wit your research project or school work, attend a library program, cozy up with a good book, or simply use, browse and enjoy the library's content on the Internet. We invite you to relax, work at your own pace, and enjoy the library and all it has to offer.