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Staff Directory

Main Library

128 North County Street Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 623-2041

Hinkston Park Branch

The Hinkston Park Branch is located in the Waukegan Park District’s Fieldhouse
800 North Baldwin Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 263-8077

Room Reservations

Meeting room questions (847) 623-2041, ext. 272

Customer Service

Renewals, library cards, loan periods, late fees (847) 623-2041
Interlibrary loans (847) 623-2041, ext. 236
Call Janet Wigodner, Reference and Customer Service Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 222
Email Janet jwigodner [at] waukeganpl [dot] info (subject: Email%20From%20Website)

Reference Desk

Adult reference (847) 623-2041, ext. 238
Email Adult reference wkgnref [at] waukeganpl [dot] info (subject: Question%20from%20website)

Children’s Department

Children’s reference (847) 623-2041, ext. 280
Call Patrick Toto, Children’s Department and Inventory Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 285

Early Learning Center (ELC)

Call Annalisa Teresi about ELC programming (847) 623-2041, ext. 283

Education and Literacy Services

Call Gale Graves, Education and Literacy Services Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 223
Email Gale galegraves [at] waukeganpl [dot] info
Call Josh Anderson about Adult Literacy services (847) 623-2041, ext. 222
Email Josh janderson [at] waukeganpl [dot] info
Call Gale Graves about Family Literacy services and Programming opportunities (847) 623-2041, ext. 223
Email Gale galegraves [at] waukeganpl [dot] info

Community Engagement and Spanish Literacy Services

Call Carmen Patlan, Community Engagement and Spanish Literacy Services Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 262
Email Carmen cpatlan [at] waukeganpl [dot] info


Call Marilyn McClelland for questions about hours and stops (847) 623-2041, ext. 262
Email Marilyn marilynmcclelland [at] waukeganpl [dot] info (subject: email%20from%20website)

Acquisitions and the Collection

Call Fran Juergensmeyer, Collection Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 286
Call Michelle Williams, Collections Coordinator, (847) 623-2041, ext. 257
Email Michelle michellewilliams [at] waukeganpl [dot] info

Marketing, Exhibits, Events & all Media Inquiries

Call Rena Morrow, Marketing and Exhibits Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 231
Cell phone (224) 565-2982
Email Rena rmorrow [at] waukeganpl [dot] info

Community Relations and Fundraising

Call Elizabeth Stearns, Assistant Director of Community Services, (847) 623-2041, ext. 256

Hinkston Park Branch

Call Marilyn McClelland, Branch Manager, (847) 623-2041, ext. 228

Technical Assistance

Call Rena Morrow for help with online services (847) 623-2041, ext. 231

Human Resources

Call Cindy Joy about job opportunities (847) 623-2041, ext. 289
Email Cindy cindyjoy [at] waukeganpl [dot] info (subject: email%20from%20website)


Heidi Smith, Assistant Director of Public Services, (847) 623-2041, ext. 254
Elizabeth Stearns, Assistant Director of Community Services, (847) 623-2041, ext. 256
Richard Lee, Executive Director, (847) 623-2041, ext. 250

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