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CMPLD COVID-19 Digital Archive

COVID19 Digital Archive

In an effort to document the COVID-19 pandemic at a hyper-local level, the Cook Memorial Public Library District (CMPLD) has started the CMPLD COVID-19 Digital Archive. We are asking our community to help us document this moment in history as it is happening through photos and stories.
Do you have a photo you’ve posted to Facebook? Consider adding it to this central repository to make it available for generations to come. Have a story of how your life has changed in the last few weeks?  Please share it with us.
What’s your story?

Submit a photo or story

Video and audio files can be emailed to for inclusion in the archive.


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From the Blog

Cook Memorial Library at 100. The 1940s.

As the 1930s came to a close, Libertyville looked forward to the possibility of an expanded Cook Memorial Library. The library’s collection of 15,000 books was crammed in the first floor of the former Cook home and the structure was in need of external repairs. In 1939, the Libertyville Lions Club formed a Cook Memorial… [...]