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Read Harder: Read a Classic of Genre Fiction

Welcome to the third Read Harder challenge, which asks you to read a classic genre fiction novel. For the purposes of this post, we’re focusing on mysteries, romances, science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels as our specific genres, but there’s a lot of flexibility depending on what you’re interested in reading. You can also visit […]

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May Events at WPL!

Get a head start on summer learning at Waukegan Public Library this May! High school students planning to take the ACT can take a free, full-length practice ACT exam, getting their summer studying off to the right start. Ongoing STEM programs include YA Robotics and U Create filmmaking. For early learners, the Library is partnering […]

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Halfway to Halloween, Part 2

Time to finish out this Halfway to Halloween celebration with some graphic novels and YA titles.  If you missed the first blog post, click here to take a look at our horror recommendations ranked by scary factor.  And as always, if you’re interested in any of the titles mentioned in our blog posts, click on […]

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Halfway to Halloween, Part 1

I’m a certified (or certifiable) horror fan, so if you’re anything like me, you know that Halloween should really be celebrated year round.  But even though we only get one opportunity a year to dress up and scare ourselves silly, that doesn’t mean we need to limit our reading options as well.  Horror can (and […]

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