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Waukegan Public Library

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

Upcoming Events

February 2018
Free

Black History Month – Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Prairie State Legal Services presents a screening of “A Matter of Place,” a documentary illustrating the fight to end housing discrimination, followed by discussion for adults and young adults.

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Free

Black History Month – Breaking Bread

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a community meal, where we’ll discuss current culture, student engagement, and success strategies for future generations over family-style food catered by Chef Williams of Wauk-In.

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March 2018
Free

Black History Month – Open Mic

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

High school leaders serving on the Library’s Young Adult Leadership Council will share their talents in a poetry/freestyle jam session inspired by the themes explored during our Black History Month programming.

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Free, but $7 suggested donation

Dolores: One Earth Film Fest Event in Waukegan

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

She is still in it! Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez and continues the fight to this day. The film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change. Teens and young adults are encouraged to attend.…

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