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#GivingTuesday 2019: Funding Gap

This #GivingTuesday, we’re focusing on our adult learning services: throughout the day on Tuesday, Dec. 3, we’ll be sharing stories from our learners, volunteers, and staff members to help you see the impact of this work on our community. But did you know that our tax levy does not fund the full cost of those […]

#GivingTuesday 2019: Adult Literacy Classes

You might know that the Library offers free programs to help adult learners reach their goals, whatever they may be, through our dedicated education and literacy services department. Adult learners come to the Library to learn how to use a computer, how to find a job, how to access health care and live more healthfully, […]

#GivingTuesday 2019: Literacy Changes Lives

This Thanksgiving week, we’re thinking about the many things we’re grateful for. At the top of our list? The daily transformations that occur thanks to our adult education and literacy classes. Throughout the holiday weekend and into next week, we’ll be sharing information about our adult learning services in support of our #GivingTuesday campaign! #GivingTuesday […]

Seasons in the ELC

Earlier this month, we celebrated the grand reopening of the Early Learning Center’s brand-new theme, “Seasons!” With a wind tunnel, green screen, brand-new reading nook and more, the ELC is full of new activities and experiences for kids from birth through second grade to enjoy. The ELC is designed to be a place for parents […]

Libations for Literacy

Libations for Literacy is a fundraising series organized by the Waukegan Public Library Foundation. Thanks to the kind support of local breweries and craft brewers, the Foundation’s Libations for Literacy series raises money for the Library’s programs and services. It’s a great way to try out new beers, support local breweries, and learn more about […]