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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  • Illinois: Waukegan’s Shuttered Carnegie Library May Reopen as Ray Bradbury Museum
    It’s been nearly 50 years since Carnegie Library on Sheridan Road ceased to function for its intended purpose, and nearly twice that span of time has passed since a young Ray Bradbury roamed through its halls, “smelling the books like imported spices ...
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  • Bradbury Biographer Sam Weller Urges Waukegan To Host Museum
    Sam Weller of Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews feels he has a pretty good ... It would be perfect for a Bradbury museum. Waukegan has been cultivating an arts corridor and a destination such as a Bradbury museum could and should fit ...
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  • Waukegan looking for Ray Bradbury statue ideas
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Ray Bradbury fans in Waukegan are looking for unique ideas to create a sculpture to honor the famed author. Bradbury was born in the Chicago suburb in 1920 and lived there until he turned 13. He died in 2012 at age 91. Richard Lee ...
    11/23/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    One Book, One City Project in South Pasadena focusing on Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"
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  • Ray Bradbury
    Harper-Collins Publishers official site for author Ray Bradbury. Site includes author profile, selected bibliography, novel excerpts, video interviews, weblog ...
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