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 shuttered Carnegie library may reopen as Ray Bradbury museum
    Museum proposed to replace shuttered library: "Bradbury is our gift, Waukegan's gift." 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 ...
    12/2/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    03/13/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Waukegan walking tours tell the Ray Bradbury story
    The Waukegan History Museum of the Waukegan Park District ... These free guided walking tours start promptly at 10 a.m. at the Waukegan Park District's Ray Bradbury Park, 41 North Park Ave., Waukegan. The tour will include extensive walking and stairs.
    10/16/2013 - 1:50 am | View Link
  • IMLS, PLA Give Awards to Waukegan Public Library, Part I
    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 ...
    07/13/2013 - 6:31 pm | View Link
  • Why Waukegan is on life support
    The streets of Waukegan reverberate with the echoes of a proud past. Just off Washington Street sits the library where Ray Bradbury, who died last year, once pored over novels. Around the bend of Seahorse Drive is the former site of the Outboard Marine ...
    03/15/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    For the author's 1975 story collection, see Ray Bradbury (collection).
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  • 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.
    04/29/2016 - 5:10 am | View Website
  • About Ray Bradbury
    Cosmic Ray The author of Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked This Way Comes and The Illustrated Man is still searching for respect.
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  • Understanding Fahrenheit 451: A Novel by Ray Bradbury ...
    Understanding Fahrenheit 451, a novel by Ray Bradbury, study guides, critiques, reviews, author biography, lesson plans, webquests, movies.
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