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  • 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.

  • Teachers to help students study Jan 12, 2014 2:41 PM
    Teachers from Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools will help students prepare for semester exams Monday at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville and the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills.

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