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 library to bring Bradbury collection home
    What they encountered was a de facto Ray Bradbury memorial library. “It’s a house he lived in for many years, and the whole thing is just like a museum,” Lee said. “He never threw anything out, so there’s bottles of dandelion wine and books all ...
    10/21/2013 - 3:07 am | View Link
  • Waukegan walking tours tell the Ray Bradbury story
    The Waukegan History Museum of the Waukegan Park District and the Waukegan ... and Oct. 26 (ID #4596), that tell the story of one of Waukegan's favorite sons, author Ray Bradbury. On the walk, you'll experience Waukegan through the unique writings of ...
    10/15/2013 - 1:00 pm | 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 ...
    07/14/2013 - 12:30 pm | View Link
  • First lady to honor Waukegan library
    "Ray Bradbury would be proud of us," library board President Charmaine ... D.C., next week to be honored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as one of 10 recipients of the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
    05/3/2013 - 4:26 am | 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 ...
    03/18/2013 - 2:03 pm | View Link
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  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury. AKA Ray Douglas Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451. Birthplace: Waukegan, IL Location of death: Los Angeles, CA Cause of death: Illness. Science fiction author ...
    04/16/2014 - 11:39 am | View Website
  • Home | Waukegan Public Library
    Library services, upcoming and ongoing programs and contact information; Waukegan, IL.
    04/16/2014 - 9:15 am | 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 2012 census estimate, the city had a population ...
    04/16/2014 - 2:49 am | View Website
  • Waukegan Park District
    The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to our culturally diverse population through the resources of ...
    04/15/2014 - 5:23 pm | View Website
  • Services | Waukegan Public Library
    One of the most valuable services the Waukegan Public Library offers is the privilege of checking out books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, eBooks, puzzles and ...
    04/15/2014 - 12:30 pm | View Website
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