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June Updates: Main Library Expansion of Services

Starting Tuesday, June 1, onsite visits will be expanded to 90 minutes.  The Main Library is open for walk-in services Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Public computer use is available at the Main Library (80 minute maximum per session).  Other in-person services at […]

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Hinkston Park Branch Reopening

Starting Tuesday, June 1, the Hinkston Branch will be open for walk-in services.  Browse a highly curated collection of popular materials that change on a regular basis, including fiction and nonfiction books, large print materials, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, magazines, and a selection of children’s materials, too. Before you visit Visits will have a 90 […]

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Starting May 1: Onsite visits expanded to 1-hour

Starting Saturday, May 1, 2021, onsite visits will be expanded to 1-hour.  All kiosk services are available Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and Saturday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Kiosk services available at the Main Library include express computer use, printing, scanning, and faxing.  Other in-person services at the Main […]

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Free Computer Workshops

Every Tuesday starting April 20 through May 25.  Free computer workshops available in English and Spanish. From learning how to use the mouse and keyboard to how to navigate the web and fill out forms online. Want to learn to use Zoom for a family get together? Want to learn how to fill out forms […]

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#GivingTuesday 2020: Empowering Learning

Support the Waukegan Public Library Foundation This Thanksgiving, like 2020 in general, has been anything but normal; however, certain traditions remain, like reflecting on the many things we’re grateful for and supporting non-profit organizations like the Waukegan Public Library Foundation through Giving Tuesday. Over the last year, the Waukegan Public Library has continued its work […]

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Starting Nov. 30 – Curbside Pickup Available

Update 11-30-2020: Effective Monday, November 30, curbside pickup returns at the Main Library, Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. Curbside Pickup In-person services are unavailable until further notice. Curbside pickup services will return at the Main Library Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm by appointment only. Items can be placed on […]

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Curbside Pickup and Returns

Update 08-09-2020: Curbside Pickup and book drop hours now available at the Hinkston Branch! Starting Monday, August 10, Curbside Pickup will be available at the Hinkston Branch: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. By appointment only. Items may be returned during this time at the book drop located in the parking […]

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WPL Closure Updates

Update 08-09-2020: Curbside Pickup and book drop hours now available at the Hinkston Branch! Starting Monday, August 10, Curbside Pickup will be available at the Hinkston Branch: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. By appointment only. Items may be returned during this time at the book drop located in the parking […]

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