Waukegan Needs Ray Bradbury Museum, Biographer Says

City says project to honor author is in the worksWaukegan has two festivals, a park and a library conference room named after Ray Bradbury. But what the town still needs, according to the late author's biographer, is a Ray Bradbury museum.

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  • Waukegan's fine arts fest celebrates Ray Bradbury
    The museum will present the following historical exhibits from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. • Civil War Exhibit • Lincoln Assassination Exhibit Jack Benny Center for the Arts• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special exhibit titled "Ray Bradbury: Live Forever!"
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  • Plans for Ray Bradbury memorial under consideration in Waukegan, author’s hometown
    Residents of Ray Bradbury’s hometown iof Waukegan are sorting through nearly 100 proposals from sculptors, artists and fans on how to honor the author. The exact location and shape of the planned memorial in Waukegan are still up in the air ...
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    In a two-month period, the Waukegan Public Library (WPL) received awards from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Public Library Association (PLA). The IMLS is an agency of the U.S. Government that gives grants to museums and ...
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  • Ray Bradbury Online
    HOME. BIOGRAPHY. BIBLIOGRAPHY -Books -Film & TV -Audio -Critical Works. IMAGES. QUOTES. MORE DATA. LINKS. by Chris Jepsen & Richard Johnston. Ray Douglas Bradbury was ...
    07/19/2016 - 2:54 pm | View Website
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury's fantastical dystopian novels and short stories are among the most celebrated of the 20th and 21st centuries. Learn more at Biography.com.
    07/19/2016 - 1:25 am | View Website
  • Waukegan Park District – Waukegan, Illinois
    Parks and Recreation department that is providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities, including educational classes and seminars, symphony concerts, events ...
    07/18/2016 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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    Welcome to Waukegan Public Library. We offer a wide variety of books and other media, and various other services. Find something that interests you!
    07/18/2016 - 2:55 pm | View Website
  • Waukegan, Illinois
    Waukegan / w ɔː ˈ k iː ɡ ən / is a city and the county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2013 census estimate, the city had a population ...
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