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The Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society holds programs at 7:00 PM on the third Mondays of September, October, November, February, March, and April.  
 

Cook Park Library

413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 362-2330

 


History Matters: Hollywood on the Prairie
February 17, 2020
7pm, Cook Park Library

Hear the story of the motion picture industry from the 1890s to 1910s, beginning with Thomas Edison’s laboratory in Menlo Park, NJ, to Edward Amet’s backyard movie studio in Waukegan, Illinois, and Lake County’s connection to Essanay Studios in Chicago. Presented by Nicole Stocker of the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County. REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at https://cooklib.libnet.info/events.


CANCELLED - History Matters: Gentleman Farmers
March 16, 2020
7pm, Cook Park Library

Acting upon the guidelines provided by the Illinois Department of Health, the Library is supporting efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. All library programs through the end of April have been cancelled. We hope to have this topic on our fall History Matters schedule.


CANCELLED - History Matters: Libertyville High School Athletics, the First 100 years
April 20, 2020
7pm, Cook Park Library

Acting upon the guidelines provided by the Illinois Department of Health, the Library is supporting efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. All library programs through the end of April have been cancelled. We hope to have this topic on our fall History Matters schedule.

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