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  • Survey planned for Cook Memorial library patrons Aug 30, 2014 7:44 AM
    Cook Memorial Public Library District residents will be surveyed about their library habits and their opinions of the district's facilities in September.

     
  • Author to visit: Aug 7, 2014 6:11 PM
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Julia Keller will visit the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills on Aug. 28.

     
  • Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville reopens after morning power outage Jul 30, 2014 2:35 PM
    The Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville reopened about 1 p.m. Wednesday after a power outage closed the building at Milwaukee and Park avenues during the morning hours, officials said.

     
  • ‘Miss Carole’ has kids dancing and jumping at Cook Memorial library in Libertyville Jul 29, 2014 4:09 PM
    More than 80 children and adults danced, wiggled and jumped with Miss Carole and Macaroni Soup! Wednesday at the Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville.

     
  • Pearls are sought-after gems from the ocean Jul 14, 2014 12:10 PM
    Have any gems been found in the ocean?” asked a young Cook Memorial Public Library patron while attending “Tween” Science Explorers at the Libertyville library.

     
  • Former Vernon Hills Trustee Donald L. Hook dies Jul 7, 2014 6:18 PM
    Former Vernon Hills trustee Don Hook died July 3. He was 62. Hook also served on the Cook Memorial Public Library District board.

     
  • Library launching new service: Jun 20, 2014 5:17 PM
    The Libertyville-based Cook Memorial Public Library District is launching a new service that will give patrons free online and mobile access to movies, TV shows, music and other media.

     
  • Library trustee quits Jun 20, 2014 5:17 PM
    Cook Memorial Public Library District board member Marti Gorun has resigned, effective immediately, officials said Friday.

     
  • Head trauma is major cause of amnesia Jun 2, 2014 12:02 PM
    “Why does amnesia make you forget memories?” asked fifth-graders in Elise Diaz and Caroline Dicentio’s classrooms at Prairie Trail School in Wadsworth.

     
  • Progress, next steps expected for library, park plans in Vernon Hills May 28, 2014 6:18 PM
    Officials at the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills want to expand parking onto village-owned land to the south. However, the Vernon Hills Park District, which has facilities and vacant land in the area, wants a decision to be delayed until it receives word of a state grant that could affect its plans for the area.

     
  • Different phases of the moon determine its size Mar 31, 2014 12:31 PM
    “Why is the moon more like a fingernail sometimes and sometimes it’s a circle moon?” asked a young patron at Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville.

     
  • Book sale at Libertyville library: Mar 27, 2014 6:00 PM
    The Cook Park Library in Libertyville will host a book sale April 4-6.

     
  • Cook Park Library hosts opening of ArtEffects D70 Art Show Mar 12, 2014 9:45 PM
    ArtEffects D70 Art Show opening reception was held Wednesday night with 125 pieces on display. The Libertyville Elementary District 70 show is on display through April 4 at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville.

     
  • Teens tinker with electronics, gadgets at library in Libertyville Mar 7, 2014 7:55 PM
    Andy Merrill, 12, and Andrew Cluff, 13, both of Libertyville, spent Friday connecting LEDs to a breadboard and a Raspberry Pi credit-card sized computer. It was the second meeting of a new teen program called “Teen Tinkers and Minecraft” at Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville, where kids learn how technological things work.

     
  • Parking talk planned Mar 2, 2014 4:33 PM
    The Cook Memorial Public Library District board’s building and grounds committee will meet Monday to discuss a possible expansion of the parking lot at the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills.

     
  • Library meeting canceled: Feb 24, 2014 5:15 PM
    Cook Memorial Public Library District officials have canceled a board meeting set for Tuesday in Skokie.

     
  • Cook Memorial Public Library bookmobile gets new look Feb 21, 2014 4:46 PM
    The Cook Memorial Public Library District's bookmobile sports a new decorative wrap, thanks to a donation from a community group that supports the library.

     
  • Libertyville taxing bodies get payday from special financing district Feb 3, 2014 4:24 PM
    Libertyville is rebating more than $2 million to various entities as part of an agreement a few years ago that allowed the extension of a special taxing district to fund improvements downtown. Entities receive 70 pecent of the taxes that previously had been funneled into a special fund.

     
  • Coaster construction Jan 23, 2014 12:15 AM
    What can you build with pipe insulators and marbles? A roller coaster, of course. Thatís what seven children in grades 4 through 6 did Wednesday at Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills.

     
  • Vernon Area Library to ease some borrowing rules for non-residents Jan 17, 2014 10:19 AM
    Vernon Area Public Library officials are set to lift one of the last remaining restrictions for out-of-district patrons who check out materials at the Lincolnshire facility.

     
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