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Rendering of the Waukegan Public Library's new building design, including tributes to Bradbury.
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Library Accepting Donations in Memory of Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s contributions to the literary world stretch beyond his many books, stories, poems and plays. A self-dubbed “librarian,” Bradbury spent much of his free … Read more ›

Juneteenth 2012 poster
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Juneteenth Event to Feature Underground Railroad Speakers

Waukegan will host its Ninth Annual Juneteenth Conference and Festival this Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the CLC Courtyard on … Read more ›

Mark Dvorak will lead off the Waukegan Public Library’s Courtyard Concerts, June 1 at noon in the library courtyard.
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Courtyard Concerts to Begin at Waukegan Public Library

Starting in June, many Waukegan residents and employees will continue their longstanding tradition of lunching outdoors every Friday, listening to free concerts held in the … Read more ›

Chicago Botanic Garden
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Library Patrons to Visit Chicago Botanic Garden

Cicero said, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” If that’s the case, Waukegan Public Library patrons can fulfill … Read more ›

Marilyn Brant
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Marilyn Brant Comes to Waukegan June 12

Award-winning author Marilyn Brant will visit the Waukegan Public Library on Tuesday, June 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., to read from and sign copies … Read more ›

Jeffrey Gusfield, author of "Deadly Valentines"
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Author Jeffrey Gusfield to Visit Waukegan Public Library May 9

Chicago native Jeffrey Gusfield is coming to the Waukegan Public Library on Wednesday, May 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to reveal the details behind … Read more ›

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Comic Book Show

I'm sponsoring a Comic Show at the Comfort Inn in Grayslake on Saturday 6/23/12 from 10:0am-5:00pm Comfort Inn is located at 1775 East Belvidere RadAdmission … Read more ›

Mango Languages screen
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Library Offers Free Access to Language Learning Software

Patrons at the Waukegan Public Library are learning new languages using a software program they can access for free on any computer or handheld device … Read more ›

Bilingual storyteller Jasmin Cardenas will perform at the Waukegan Public Library, April 22 at 1:45 p.m.
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Waukegan Public Library Hosts Day of the Child Fiesta

Every year libraries across the country celebrate Mexico’s traditional holiday, El dìa de los niños, or Day of the Child, often adding the word “libros” … Read more ›

Author Gary Krist
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Gary Krist Comes to Waukegan April 25

Gary Krist fans can meet the award-winning author in person April 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Waukegan Public Library. A writer of … Read more ›