About UsEducationGet InvolvedShop  
Special Events

Membership Meetings
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 (map)

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 http://webres.cooklib.org/.


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

The Gentleman Farm Movement that began in the late 19th century swept through Lake County in the early 20th. Laurie Stein, Curator at the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, and Jenny Barry, Cook Memorial Public Library Local History Librarian, introduce prominent gentleman farmers from the Libertyville/Lake Forest area including John Thompson, Albert Lasker, and J. Ogden Armour.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/. Registration for this program opens February 17.


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

Libertyville High School graduate, retired teacher, current head wrestling coach, and lifelong Libertyville resident Dale Eggert presents highlights from his recent book "Libertyville High School Athletic History : the First 100 years (1918-2017)." Copies of the book will be for sale.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/. Registration for this program opens February 17.

Return to L-MHS Home