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  • Model railroad exhibit at Cook Park Library Jan 4, 2014 6:15 PM
    The Cook Park Library in Libertyville showcased the Winter Wishes on the Railway model train exhibit Saturday, as patrons experienced the sights and sounds of the Green Bay Milwaukee and Chicago Model Railroad Show.

     
  • Aspen Drive Library being eyed for expansion in Vernon Hills Nov 8, 2013 5:09 PM
    The popular Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills is being eyed for a facility expansion, officials said Friday. The library opened in 2010 as a sister facility to the Cook Park Library in Libertyville. “The kids area for sure is not adequate for the amount of people who are coming,” library board member Wendy Vieth said.

     
  • Cook Memorial library to discuss parking expansion Nov 6, 2013 4:46 PM
    The Cook Memorial Public Library District board’s building and grounds committee will meet Friday to discuss the possible expansion of the Aspen Drive Library’s parking lot and the facility itself.

     
  • Lake Co. library leader assails gay marriage Nov 6, 2013 10:12 AM
    The leader of a Lake County library district board on Tuesday assailed plans to legalize gay marriage in Illinois. “Polygamy will be next,” Bonnie Quirke, the president of the Libertyville-based Cook Memorial Public Library District board, told the Daily Herald. “Is that really what we want? Is that really what they want?”

     
  • Monster characters are real — in your imagination Oct 28, 2013 12:27 PM
    “Are monsters real?” asked a young patron who attended a showing of the movie “Hotel Transylvania” at Libertyville’s Cook Memorial Library.

     
  • Quirke not sold on Aspen Drive Library parking idea Sep 16, 2013 4:12 PM
    Cook Memorial Public Library District officials are eyeing land near their Vernon Hills branch for a possible parking lot expansion, but board President Bonnie Quirke isn’t yet sold on the idea.

     
  • Cook Library launches new season of popular story times Sep 15, 2013 6:44 PM
    Reading to children is a key contributor to early literacy. This fall, Cook Memorial Public Library District is expanding story times to reach even more youngsters. A new story-time season begins Tuesday, Sept. 24, and runs through Friday, Nov. 1, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville and Aspen Drive Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills. New this fall is a Wednesday afternoon Not Naptime Hullabaloo at Cook Park Library. There will also be two off-site story times, at a nearby orchard and forest preserve.

     
  • Public interests in Vernon Hills converge on Aspen Drive Sep 8, 2013 9:00 AM
    What should happen with some small but strategically located properties along Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills will be the topic of discussion for local public bodies that each have a stake in the sites’ futures. Officials from the village, Vernon Hills Park District, Cook Memorial Public Library District and Hawthorn Elementary District 73 will meet this week to discuss their interests in the land.

     
  • Demand high for new Rowling book Aug 2, 2013 5:34 AM
    Ever since best-selling “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling confirmed she wrote a crime novel called “The Cuckoo's Calling” under a pseudonym, suburban libraries have been unable to meet the demand for the book. “The holds jumped after this news came out,” said Nicole Wilhelms, adult and teen services manager at the Downers Grove Public Library. “We went from no holds to over 20 holds within the first couple of days.”

     
  • CLC professors to explore Lone Ranger legend Jun 14, 2013 3:44 PM
    This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Lone Ranger, a fictional character that has had a lasting influence on American culture. College of Lake County sociology professors John and Maria Jose Tenuto will explore the Longer Ranger phenomenon from its radio origins to this summer’s blockbuster movie. The event, to be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

     
  • Cook Park Library to host Friends book sale Jun 11, 2013 5:10 PM
    The Friends of the Cook Memorial Public Library District hosts a summer book sale, June 21 to 23, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

     
  • Book sale at Cook Park Library Jun 9, 2013 4:13 PM
    The Friends of the Cook Memorial Public Library District hosts a summer book sale, June 21 to 23, at Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville.

     
  • District 128 test preparation: May 29, 2013 6:19 PM
    Teachers from Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High School will sponsor a Snacks and Study event today at the Cook Memorial libraries in those two towns.

     
  • The cake spy is coming May 23 May 10, 2013 4:50 PM
    10.54 - with one photo -page 3 Popular CakeSpy blogger and dessert detective Jessie Oleson Moore will speak to local bakers and dessert lovers at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills. The author of "The Secret Lives of Baked Goods," Oleson Moore will talk about America's nostalgic treats (brownies, birthday cakes, animal crackers) and how they came to be. The event is free and open to the public; registration is required.

     
  • Hela Ben-Ayed: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:09 PM
    Candidate information for Hela Ben-Ayed, running for Cook Memorial Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Ann Oakley: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:09 PM
    Candidate information for Ann Oakley, running for Cook Memorial Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Bonnie Quirke: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:09 PM
    Candidate information for Bonnie Quirke, running for Cook Memorial Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Award winning movie at Aspen Library Feb 15, 2013 4:54 PM
    Parents, teachers, caregivers and children ages 10 and up accompanied by an adult, are invited to a screening of photojournalist Dan Habib’s award-winning documentary film Including Samuel at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Aspen Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills.

     
  • Phyllis Dobbs: Candidate Profile Mar 4, 2013 10:32 AM
    Candidate information for Phyllis Dobbs, running for Cook Memorial Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Joe Bean: Candidate Profile Mar 4, 2013 10:33 AM
    Candidate information for Joe Bean, running for Cook Memorial Library Board (4-year Terms)

     
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