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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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Coronavirus Information

Update 08-03-2020: Starting Monday, August 3, Curbside Pickup will be available Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. By appointment only. Items may be returned Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm in the book drop located on Martin Luther King Dr. behind the Main Library. To get started, visit waukeganpl.org […]

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New: Northstar Digital Literacy Certificates

The Library is proud to offer an exciting new opportunity for our community: Northstar Digital Literacy Certificates! With this program, you’ll be able to earn a certificate recognizing your computer skills. Northstar Digital Literacy is a national program which certifies an adult’s ability to use computers and software. While anyone can try a Northstar assessment […]

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Black History Month

Please plan to join us in celebrating our Black community this year! Our Black History Month celebrations kick off in January with library-wide service projects in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout January and February, you’ll see a variety of book and media displays popping up around the Library to celebrate Black history, […]

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#GivingTuesday 2019: Funding Gap

This #GivingTuesday, we’re focusing on our adult learning services: throughout the day on Tuesday, Dec. 3, we’ll be sharing stories from our learners, volunteers, and staff members to help you see the impact of this work on our community. But did you know that our tax levy does not fund the full cost of those […]

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