Events

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

We’re excited to announce our lineup of programs in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! Highlights of the Library-wide series include a concert from the talented Mariachi Estrellas from Waukegan Public Schools, a culinary trip to Puerto Rico with our 6th-8th grade cooking club, a dance performance, and more.  Some programs require registration – please see […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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Black History Month at WPL!

We’re excited to celebrate Black History Month at the Library this year with a variety of special programs for you (and your family) to enjoy. You can read about what we’ve got planned in this article from the News-Sun. Check out the full listing of programs below, and click the links to register. Please note […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

On January 15, WPL will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with several programs for all ages! Check out our events feed on Facebook for up-to-date information, and feel free to share the poster in the sidebar to help spread the word. In 2018, the Library’s annual service project will benefit Color a Smile, a […]

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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 […]

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Summer Concert Series Lineup Announced!

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 […]

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April at Waukegan Public Library

There’s always something exciting happening at Waukegan Public Library! Here’s what we’ve got in store for April! Special events in April 2017: April 5: Know Your Rights! Learn about immigrants’ rights in this informative workshop presented by HACES, on Wednesday, April 5, from 6:30 – 7:30pm in the Bradbury Room. April 5: A Picture is […]

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February at Waukegan Public Library

There’s always something exciting happening at Waukegan Public Library! Check out what we’ve got in store for February! There are just three weeks left in our Winter Reading Program, Explore A Good Book. You’ll be able to complete a raffle entry for every book you read! Sign up at the Reference desk. For adults and […]

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Black History Month: Special Programming at WPL!

We’re excited to celebrate Black History Month with several special programs for all ages! Learn all about African-American contributions to history, add your own square to our freedom quilt, and more! Click on the program titles to learn more or register. For All Ages: Celebrating Amazing African-American Contributions Saturday, February 4, 2:00 – 3:30pm, Bradbury […]

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