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Every year as Halloween nears, our reference librarians find themselves fielding questions concerning Libertyville’s very own creepy urban legend: The Gate. Our intrepid local history librarians have taken on the challenge of investigating to find th...

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  Serious researchers take note: Thanks to the Illinois State Library, you temporarily have free access to hundreds of subscription databases above and beyond the ones always available to Cook Memorial card holders. The initiative is called Try...

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This month we invite you to take a short survey. It will give you a unique opportunity to be heard on key topics such as how and why you use the library, how satisfied you are with our collections and services, how well library spaces suit your needs...

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More and more patrons are enjoying digital music albums, movies, TV shows and eAudiobooks using hoopla. The truly terrific feature of this new eLibrary offering is that these items are always available. There are no waiting lists! Here’s the scoop: ...

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Two very welcome features have just been added to our online catalog! For some time you have been able to check out eBooks from the 3M Cloud Library directly from our catalog entries. Now, thanks to a recent upgrade, you can also see r...