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Friends of the Waukegan Public Library

The Friends of the Waukegan Public Library are a not-for-profit, voluntary organization of individuals committed to promoting and sustaining the collection, programs, and services of the Waukegan Public Library.  Joining the Friends is a great way to get involved with the library and the community of Waukegan.  The Friends generate funds through the sale of used books and audiovisual materials in the book sale area.  The Used Book Sale area is located on the main floor of the library and is open all hours the library is open.  Donate materials to the Friends.

Book sale prices are as follows:

  • Hard Cover $1.00
  • Paperback 50¢
  • Romance 5 for $1.00
  • Children’s 4 for 25¢
  • DVD $1.00
  • CD 50¢
  • VHS 25¢
  • Magazine 2 for 25¢
  • Books on tape 50¢

Newsletters

Spring 2010 
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Summer 2008
Spring 2008
Fall 2007
Summer 2007
Spring 2007
Fall 2006

Won’t You Join the Friends?

Your membership in the Friends of the Waukegan Public Library supports many activities and programs including the Read en Route book exchange at the Metra Station, the Courtyard Concert series, and books and materials for the Children’s Department, such as the take-home Discovery Packs for young children. We have over 335 members and are always anxious to make new Friends. Membership in the Friends entitles you to the following benefits:

 Our quarterly newsletter 
 An invitation to our Annual Dinner each April 
 Advance notice of special events 
 Personal satisfaction of supporting a vital community resource

Membership forms are available at the Customer Service Desk on the main floor of the library, at all book sales, at the concert series, and online using the form below. You may print the online form below and mail it with a check payable to: Friends of the Waukegan Public Library, 128 N. County St., Waukegan, IL 60085.

Membership Form

Hours of Operation

 

 

The only way to have a friend is to be one.”  

                                                                             Ralph Waldo Emerson

                                                                                                                    

The Officers and Directors of the Friends Board

PresidentMargaret Ferruzzi
Vice PresidentPatricia Mallory
SecretaryZari Kalo
TreasurerKathryn Clay
DirectorsAlva Caldwell
 Rosalind Davis
 Juan Gonzalez
 Mary McCoy
 
 Lourdes Mordini
 Charles Heberer

The Friends of the Waukegan Public Library Board meet the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Board Room on the upper level of the library.

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