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The View from Cook Park: Libertyville’s First 100 Years

Sunday, September 12 and October 10, 2 p.m.

Join the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society on a 45-60 minute stroll around Cook Park, the historical heart of Libertyville, as we discuss the town’s first hundred years as represented by the buildings surrounding the park.

Tickets: $10, $5 for L-MHS members
To register email events@lmhistory.org

The Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society holds programs in September, October, November, February, March, and April.  

Cook Park Library

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


Upcoming Programs

History Matters: The Architecture of Stanley D. Anderson - Virtual Program

Monday, September 20, 2021
7pm, online via Zoom

Join us for a talk on the architecture of Stanley D. Anderson with author and Lake Bluff resident Paul Bergmann. Through his signature Country Georgian style, Anderson and his associates transformed Lake Forest and made their mark on towns and residences throughout the northern suburbs, including Libertyville. Stanley Anderson's plans for homes, commercial buildings, schools, and horse farms are still lauded today for their attention to detail, solid design work, and abiding elegance. REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at https://cooklib.libnet.info/events

History Matters: Libertyville in the 1920s - Virtual Program
Monday, October 18, 2021
7pm, online via Zoom

Libertyville was full of action in the 1920s. Join Cook librarians Sonia and Jenny for highlights of the people, places and events of the decade. REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at https://cooklib.libnet.info/event/5161759

History Matters: Who was Ansel B. Cook? - Virtual Program
Monday, November 15, 2021
7pm, online via Zoom

Cook Avenue, Cook Park, Cook Memorial Library, the Ansel B. Cook Home. Libertyville is full of things named Cook. Who was this Cook guy? Local History Librarian Jenny Barry will shed light on the life and legacy of Ansel B. Cook. REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at https://cooklib.libnet.info/event/5163408.

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