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Open House at the Branch

Join us on Tuesday, May 8, for an open house at our branch at the Hinkston Park Fieldhouse! Thanks to a generous anonymous sponsor, we’ve been able to make some exciting changes to the services and resources available at our branch. Please stop by to see the changes (and pick up a treat or two) […]

Read Harder: Colonial or Postcolonial Literature

This week’s Read Harder challenge is a more complicated one. Before diving into a list of colonial or postcolonial titles, let’s look at a brief definition of “colonial” and “postcolonial” literature, as stated in Kathleen Keenan’s Book Riot post for this challenge: “‘Colonial literature’ is most easily defined as literature written during a time of […]

Summer 2018 Concert Schedule

Waukegan Public Library is excited to announce the lineup for its annual summer concert series! Concerts are held every Friday in June, July, and August, from noon until one p.m. in the Library’s front courtyard. In the event of rain, concerts move indoors to the Bradbury Room on the lower level. This year’s concert lineup […]

Halfway to Halloween

It’s almost the end of April, so of course that means it’s time to celebrate only six more months until Halloween! For the library, that means a Halfway to Halloween display and a blog post focusing on some horror novels that might have flown under your radar over the last couple years. As always, click […]