Events

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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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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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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