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Scouts (in front) and leaders (rear) donate crafts and toys to local Library
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Girl scouts Do a Good Turn for their Local Library

Troop 1432, 5th graders from Butterfield School, personified the Girl Scout slogan "Do a Good Turn Daily" with their visit to Cook Park Library on … Read more ›

Lucy and Karl share their excitement about books with mom.
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Reading Club Finishers Spring into the Library for a Prize

The Cook Park Library welcomed back Karl (2 years old) and Lucy (4 years old) on Friday, April 06, 2012, when they came in to … Read more ›

Mom and twins enjoy putting peas in their pails
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Storytimes Spring Up at the Library

The month of April brings showers, flowers, and fun stories in the library! The spring session of storytimes for children is underway at the Cook … Read more ›

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All Aboard for Free Train fun!

My oldest child is a typical boy, and much like his dad he loves anything that goes. They both have a particular fondness for trains. … Read more ›

Copeland Principal Reads "Our Abe Lincoln" to Students at Cook Park Library
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Copeland Manor School Principal Reads at the Library

Last Tuesday night, Copeland Manor students listened to Principal Erik Youngman read stories as part of the Cook Memorial Public Library District’s Principals Read program. … Read more ›

Libertyville gives library, schools rebate

The Daily Herald reports: A $67,561 tax windfall doesn’t put the Cook Memorial Public Library District in the category of a lottery winner, but the … Read more ›

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CLC recruiters to present info at area libraries

Would you like to learn more about the College of Lake County just by visiting your neighborhood library? Staff members from CLC Enrollment Services will … Read more ›

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Congressional Candidate Ilya Sheyman Earns Key Endorsements, Announces $430,000 Raised in 2011

With more than 11,000 individual donors, and new endorsements from Lake County Federation of Teachers and Libertyville Township Democrats, Sheyman solidifies advantage a month before … Read more ›

Volunteer literacy tutor Ann Hamlin works with a student.
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Volunteer Tutors Help Adults Learn to Read

Volunteer literacy tutor Ann Hamlin helps one of her adult students as he practices his writing. He’s applying for a new job and wants to … Read more ›

You want to play here.
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Bounce Off the Walls – literally! – at Sky High Sports

Imagine a basketball-sized court where the entire floor is connected trampolines. Now imagine there are 10 foot high trampoline walls that puts you in a … Read more ›