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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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#GivingTuesday 2019: Adult Literacy Classes

You might know that the Library offers free programs to help adult learners reach their goals, whatever they may be, through our dedicated education and literacy services department. Adult learners come to the Library to learn how to use a computer, how to find a job, how to access health care and live more healthfully, […]

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#GivingTuesday 2019: Literacy Changes Lives

This Thanksgiving week, we’re thinking about the many things we’re grateful for. At the top of our list? The daily transformations that occur thanks to our adult education and literacy classes. Throughout the holiday weekend and into next week, we’ll be sharing information about our adult learning services in support of our #GivingTuesday campaign! #GivingTuesday […]

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