June Service Updates: What’s new?

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Summer is nearly here! Celebrate with WPL!

This Summer Read Beyond The Beaten Path

June 4–August 6, 2022

Use your imagination to “Read Beyond The Beaten Path.” You can:

  • Read or listen to books in new places, such as the beach, backyard or local park.
  • Choose a new genre, topic or author.
  • Join one of our many book clubs.
  • Read aloud as a family, or to your furry friend.
  • Create art, at one of our many programs offered this summer.
  • The possibilities are endless.

Download the Beanstck app on your mobile app store or visit https://waukeganpl.beanstack.org/reader365  to get started today.

The Main Library is open 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 for adults and teens. Other in-person services at the Main Library include paying fees and library card renewal. Appointments available for notary services. Study rooms available for reservations up to 2 hours. Teen Corner is open Monday -Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, a space reserved for teens.

ESL and literacy tutoring, Conversational ESL, Digital Literacy, Health Literacy and GED in Spanish are available as virtual programming. Curbside pickup services will continue at the Main Library. Items can be returned in the book drop located in front of the library or behind the Main Library on Martin Luther King Dr.

The Hinkston Branch is open Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Click to learn more. 

Before you visit

  • Masks are not required but highly suggested to enter the library and must be worn properly
  • Social distancing guidelines will be followed
  • WPL staff will be wearing masks and/or face shields
  • Plexiglass shields at public service desks and between computer stations
  • Increased cleanliness
    • Hand sanitizer stations readily available
    • Computers and other shared stations will be cleaned after each use.