Read Harder 2017: Read a Book With a Character of Color Going on a Spiritual Journey

  After a hiatus, we’re back with the last few Read Harder 2017 challenges!  For this week, the challenge is to “Read a book with a character of color going on a spiritual journey,” as submitted by best-selling author Daniel Jose Older.  (Scroll down the list to see one of his YA novels listed!) The […]

Favorite Featured Titles: April & May 2017

We missed last month’s favorite featured titles, so here’s a mega list of books published in April and May of this year!  Click on a cover or a title to place a hold. The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli YA FICTION ALBERTAL “Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many […]

June 2017 at Waukegan Public Library

There’s always something exciting happening at Waukegan Public Library! Here’s what we’ve got in store for June! Special events in June 2017: June 2: Courtyard Concert: Sipos & Young Community members of all ages will enjoy the acoustic music of local band Sipos & Young at our first courtyard concert of the season! Lunches will […]

Indie Next: April 2017

Here are some of the top titles published in April, which were selected by independent book sellers across the country.  Click here to view the full annotated list, and click on any cover to place a hold!                                     […]