Thursday, April 11, 2013
Have you checked out the new redesign of the lower level at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville?
New Lights? No. New paint? Nope. New shelves! Lighter shelves brightened our lower level at Cook Park Library. Check out the before and after photos, then come see for yourself, states the library on its Facebook page. This welcoming area houses collections galore, including genealogy, music, mysteries, sci-fi, graphic novels, romance novels, book club selections, world language, and English language learning. Browse! Sit! Read! Enjoy! Learn more at www.cooklib.org. Information and photos courtesy of the Cook Memorial Public Library District.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Cook Park and Aspen Drive Library patrons and employees contributed to the project.
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Friday, November 30, 2012
Looking for some new recipes to try? Maybe a new appetizer or main dish to make for the holidays? The Cook Memorial Public Library District can help. Library district employees and patrons, along with local businesses, contributed to a new cookbook, "A Library of Recipes," that can be purchased for just $15. The cookbook features 307 recipes in a variety of categories, including Neighborhood Businesses, Appetizers and Beverages, Soups and Salads, Vegetables and Side Dishes, Main Dishes, Breads and Rolls, Desserts, and Cookies and Candy. There are also pages of helpful hints. "It was fun to put together," said Lisa Rusch, who chaired the cookbook committee. "People are liking them." Rusch said the library district was looking for a …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
There's lots to do at your local library!
Take a look at some events coming up at the Aspen Drive and Cook Park Libraries!
Monday, September 24, 2012
Lots of events are coming up this week at the Cook Park and Aspen Drive Libraries.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Author Marisa McClellan will present her new cookbook about canning on Aug. 27.
Canning is all the rage — and not just on farms anymore. With growing concern about additives and preservatives in processed food and a renewed interest in “clean” eating, canning has become a 21st-century trend. On Monday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Cook Park Library, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, writer, author and canner Marisa McClellan will be presenting her new cookbook Food In Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round and showing participants just how easy canning can be. This free event is open to the public but registration is required. Call (847) 362-2330 or go to webres.cooklib.org to register. Unlike many of us who are charmed by the idea of canning but completely intimidated by what is thought to be a daunting task, …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Roofers have already patched the hole, located on the northeast corner of the Cook Park Library.
If you're grateful for the rain today, you might want to thank the Cook Memorial Public Library District. A tree limb fell today and punched a small hole into the roof on the northeast corner of the Cook Park Library, said Director Stephen Kershner. "We're going to claim some of the credit for getting it to rain in Libertyville," said Kershner. The incident occurred around midday today, July 13, he said, and roofers and tree removal workers were immediately called to the scene. Roofers have already put a temporary patch on the hole, Kershner said, and no water entered the building. He said the limb, which measured about 3 to 4 inches in diameter, fell from a Locust tree. The big limb was still attached to the tree, Kershner said. He thinks…
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Libertyville's library was filled with art lovers and library patrons Wednesday for the opening night of ArtEffects.
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Friday, February 24, 2012
Libertyville Elementary School District 70 students will exhibit art work at Cook Memorial Public Library from Feb. 29 through March 19.
Friday, February 24, 2012
For the first time in years, the artwork of Libertyville Elementary School District 70 students is making its way out into the community. About 25 pieces representing every grade from kindergarten through eighth grade in a variety of media will be on display in an art show called “arteffects” at Cook Park Library from Feb. 29 through March 19. The bulk of the display will feature two-dimensional paintings, drawings and designs, said art teacher Megan Russell, adding that selection is limited due to space and safety concerns. The community is invited to an Open House of the show from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 29 at Cook Park Library, 114 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. The artwork will be displayed throughout the building. The idea for a …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Village of Libertyville will be giving back some $1.85 million from its special taxing district to different taxing bodies such as Libertyville Elementary School District 70 and Cook Park Library.
Friday, January 20, 2012
About 20 children learned how to quilt at Libertyville's library on Jan. 18.
Libertyville's Cook Park Library recently held its first Quilt-A-Memory program for children. Children's Librarian Colleen Blase says she was inspired by a quilting kit she saw her daughter enjoy with her grandmother. "I thought it would be a fun event and it goes with our family-based Cozy Up and Read theme," Blase said. For more photos visit our Facebook page, and be sure to "like" us.