Events

Early Learning Center Party!

Children at Waukegan Public Library are set for an out-of-this-world experience on Sunday, August 28, when the award-winning Early Learning Center reopens with a brand-new exhibit! The Early Learning Center, generously sponsored by North Shore Gas, is an innovative space within the Library’s Children’s Department that teaches children essential preschool concepts – like literacy and […]

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Heat Safety

Today, July 21, and tomorrow, July 22, will see temperatures rise to nearly 100º – but it will feel even hotter than that! The Library is a cooling center and will be open today, Thursday, from 10:00 am – 8:00pm, and tomorrow, Friday, from 10:00am – 6:00pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, we are open from […]

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2016 Summer Concert Series Lineup Announced!

We’re excited to share the lineup for our summer concert series! This year’s artists include some returning favorites as well as some who are new to Waukegan. We hope you’ll join us on Fridays in June, July, and August from 12:00 – 1:00pm in our courtyard! Dockside Dogs will have delicious hot lunches available for […]

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March at Waukegan Public Library!

Waukegan Public Library welcomes spring with a number of family-friendly programs this March, including a bilingual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The Library’s college prep series continues for young adults and their parents with programs focusing on scholarships, college and career readiness, as well as a Practice ACT. For early learners, the Library is again partnering […]

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WPL’s Big Read kicks off this weekend!

The Waukegan Public Library is excited to announce three special events that will kick off its four-month Big Read, Fahrenheit 451! The festivities will run from Friday, Oct. 30, through Saturday, Oct. 31. As Halloween was Ray Bradbury’s favorite holiday, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. 10th Annual Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival: The Art of […]

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