Hours and Directions

Waukegan Public Library

Waukegan Public Library

Main Library Appointment Hours*

Monday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 7:00  pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 7:00  pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 7:00  pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

 *Last appointment for the day will be scheduled 30 minutes before closing.

Curbside Pickup Hours

Monday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:00  pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 6:00  pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00  pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Hinkston Park Branch

Hinkston Park Branch

Hours of Operation

Temporarily Closed


Return Book Drops

There are two book drops at the Main Library. They are located at the front and rear of the Library. There is also a book drop in the parking lot at the Hinkston Park Fieldhouse.


Main Library

The Main Library is on County St. between Washington St. and Grand Ave. It is located on the southwest corner of County and Clayton Streets, just north of the County Building.

From Route 41 Southbound:

Exit Washington Street East. Stay on Washington for about two miles. Turn left (north) on County St. The library is located two blocks down on the corner of Clayton St.

From Route 41 Northbound:

Exit at Grand Ave (Rt 132), turn right. Stay on Grand for about two miles. Turn right (south) on County St. Go one block to Clayton St.

Hinkston Park Branch

The Hinkston Park Branch is located inside the Hinkston Park Fieldhouse at the corner of Baldwin Ave. and Grand Ave. east of Green Bay Rd.

(847) 263-8077
800 North Baldwin Ave.
Waukegan, IL  60085