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Giving Tuesday: Thank you!

On behalf of Waukegan Public Library staff, thank you! Each year, our staff hold a fundraising drive to raise money for our own organization, because we all believe in our mission: to provide the path to empower and support learning and discovery. Every dollar raised for our Foundation will be used to support our classes, […]

2016 in Review: Mysteries

It’s Monday, and today, we’re going to highlight some of the amazing mysteries and psychological suspense novels that were published this last year.  And because there are so many amazing books to include, we’re separating mysteries from psychological suspense and doubling up our posts   If you missed our kickoff post last week on general […]

Congratulations to the National Book Award Winners!

On Wednesday night, the National Book Foundation handed out its prestigious National Book Award, which was created in 1950 to celebrate the best of American literature.  The four awarded titles were: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (fiction) Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (nonfiction) […]