Services

Come to a book discussion at the library! No registration required. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to join.

See the Book Clubs page for schedules and book selections.

For local book clubs we provide book-lending services to over 140 active clubs! Let us help you start your own. See the Book Clubs page for details.

Use your library card to access our public computers.

  • Sign on to a library computer with the bar code number on the back of your card.
  • Up to 3 hours per day.
  • If you forget your card, ask a librarian to look up the number for you.
  • If you have a card from another Illinois library district, register it at our Checkout Desk. Then you will be able to log on to a computer with your card.
  • Guest passes for visitors from other areas available at the Reference Desk.

Macbook Airs available for use within the library. See the Adult Services Desk at Cook Park or the Aspen Reference Desk at Aspen Drive.

Both libraries feature Digital Studio spaces for digital media and digitization projects. For more information, including our rules and guidelines, see the Digital Studios page.

Free ESL classes are offered through Mundelein High School throughout Lake County including Cook Park Library and Aspen Drive Library.


Aspen Drive Library - Monday & Wednesday 9:15-12:15

Cook Park Library - Monday & Thursday 9:15-12:15.


Registration through Mundelein High School is required.

For further information call 847-949-2200, ext. 1399

Para más información: 847-949-2200, ext. 1072

Both Cook Park Library and Aspen Drive Library have collections of books in:

For patrons who are unable to come to the library due to disability, we provide free home delivery of library materials.

Please call the Outreach Office, 224-513-7434, to inquire about home delivery services or visit our Outreach page.

Having trouble finding a particular book, movie, or other item?

When a title is not in our collection, Cook Memorial Public Library District cardholders may request it through our interlibrary loan services.

For more information, including our rules and guidelines, see the Interlibrary Loan page.

If you would like to participate in the library's local author program, please complete this form.

After completing the form, a librarian will contact you with further information.

The meeting rooms at the Aspen Drive Library and Cook Park Library are available for use by in-district groups engaged in educational, cultural, intellectual, civic, and other non-profit activities, when not being used by the library or its affiliated organizations.


Capacity

Aspen Drive Meeting Room - Fifty (50) people. 

Cook Park Meeting Room - Fifty (50) people.


Reserve a Meeting Room

See our full Meeting Room Policy for more details.

If your meeting or event complies with our meeting room policies, print and fill out an application.


Download the Meeting Room Application


Submit application along with $5 cash or check for room rental in-person or via mail to:

Cook Memorial Public Library District
Attn: Gabriella Pantle
413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048


Upon receipt of the completed application and review by Administration, the requested date will be reserved.

The library participates in the Museum Adventure Pass program. Check the list of participating museums for details on each cultural destination.


To request a pass for one of the participating museums, visit or call one of our locations to find out about current pass availability.

Restrictions

  • Must have a valid Cook Library card.
  • There are a limited number of passes for each participating organization.
  • Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Loan period is 7 days.
  • Limit one pass per family, per week.
  • Passes must be checked out in-person at the library. We cannot reserve or check out passes online or by phone.
  • Admission offers vary by museum. The museum will collect the pass when you visit and you may be asked to show identification.

Notary public service is provided at no charge by authorized library staff.

Patrons seeking Notary Service should call the Library at 847-362-2330 an hour prior to their visit to ensure a Notary is available.

Please read our Notary Public Guidelines before using the library’s notary services.

Printing and Copying

Print and copy services are available at both library locations

Cost
Black and White: 10 cents/page
Color: 25 cents/page

Pay with cash or credit/debit card.


Scanning and Faxing

The library provides scanners to scan documents, photos, etc. to a USB flash drive or email address free of charge. The public scanners have outgoing faxing capabilities. Charge for faxing is $1 per page, to be paid in cash. It is not possible to receive faxes at the library.


Mobile Printing

Print from any personal computer or device using our remote printing service.

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Cook Park Library, Libertyville

Adult Study Rooms

  • 3 adult study rooms in the Fiction area (main level) available to patrons 14 years of age and older.
  • To reserve by phone, call the Adult Reference Desk 847-362-2330 ext. 1302.
  • Upon arrival, please check in at the Adult Reference Desk.

Children's Study Rooms

  • 2 children’s study rooms in the Children’s Department available to patrons 11 to 14 years of age.
  • Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • To reserve by phone call the Children's Reference Desk 847-362-2330 ext. 1304.
  • Upon arrival, please check in at the Children’s Reference Desk.


Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills

  • 2 study rooms available to patrons 14 years of age and older.
  • To reserve by phone, call the Aspen Reference Desk at 847-362-2330 ext. 1402.


Rules and Guidelines

  • Study rooms can be reserved up to 1 week in advance for up to 2 hours a day.
  • Please note: Your reservation will be cancelled if you do not arrive within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.

The library offers a free test proctoring service at the Cook Park location.

If you would like to have a test proctored at the library please read our proctoring rules and information, then fill out our proctoring request form and a library proctor will contact you.

Send your 3D designs to be printed and pick them up at the library.

Visit our 3D Printing page for more details.

If you live in Lake County and are eligible to vote, you can register to vote at either library location. Visit the Adult Services desk at Cook Park or the Aspen Reference Desk at Aspen Drive.

You must provide two forms of identification Please see the Illinois State Board of Elections’ Registering to Vote in Illinois pamphlet for eligibility requirements and acceptable forms of identification.

 


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