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The Cook Memorial Public Library District is proud to provide resources and experiences that educate, enrich, and inspire our diverse community of 60,000 residents. Whether at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville, Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills, Bookmobile or online, our team strives to promote and protect core library values of inclusion, access, confidentiality, democracy, lifelong learning and intellectual freedom.


On behalf of the Library Board of Trustees and staff, it’s our pleasure to serve you. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any comments or questions about the library.

David Archer | Library Director


Mission Statement

Through dedicated personal service, we connect our diverse community to resources and experiences that educate, enrich, and inspire.
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From the Blog

Have You Read a Good Poem Lately?

It’s National Poetry Month, a perfect time to enrich our lives with poetry. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some suggestions. We’ll be back with more next time; our shelves are full of verses and rhymes.Click on the titles to check our online catalog. Anthologies to Pick and Choose FromAmerican Journal: Fifty… [...]