Author Garth Stein to visit Wauconda

The Wauconda Area Library will host author Garth Stein on Wednesday night as a fundraiser for the Wauconda Area Library Foundation. Stein, writer of "The Art of Racing in the Rain," will appear from 7 to 9 p.m. at the library, 801 N. Main St. Tickets are $50 and include a hardcover copy of the book, light appetizers and beverages and the chance to meet Stein and have the book signed. Tickets are available at The next day, Stein will lead a presentation about his work. It's set for 7 p.m. at Wauconda High School, 555 N. Main St. Tickets for that event are $5 and can be purchased at

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