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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. Visit the Book Clubs page for details.

Our Bookmobile maintains a schedule of regular stops in neighborhoods, preschools and daycare centers throughout the library’s district. Visit our Outreach page for more details and contact information.

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 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.

Computer Information

  • Windows 10 Operating System
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Computers restart after each session and all documents not saved to the U Drive, usernames/passwords, private information, cache, etc. are erased before the next session.

Windows Laptops & Macbook Airs are available for use within the library. See the Adult Services Desk at Cook Park or the 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 - Tuesday & 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. 1399

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.

If 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 when not being used by the library or its affiliated organizations. 

See our Room Reservations page for guidelines and booking information.

Cook Memorial Public Library District cardholders can check out free and discounted passes to a variety of cultural institutions in the Chicagoland area. To view a list of participating institutions and information on how to obtain a pass, see the Museum Passes page.

Notary public service is provided at no charge by authorized library staff. We ask that you schedule an appointment ahead of time 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

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. It is not possible to receive faxes at the library.

Mobile Printing

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

The library has multiple study rooms available at both locations. See our Room Reservations page for more information.

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.

Receive  text message notifications from the library about:

  • holds ready to pick up
  • items due soon
  • overdue materials.

You can also renew items and request lists of holds and items due soon.

Visit our Text Messaging page to sign up and learn more.

Send your 3D designs to be printed and pick them up at the Cook Park Library in Libertyville!

Visit the 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.

For all other voting and election information visit our Be A Voter voter education guide.

Both Cook Park Library and Aspen Drive Library have collections of books in Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian. See our World Languages page for links to these collections, plus other materials available in multiple languages.