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Membership Meetings
The Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society holds membership meetings at 7:00 PM on the third Mondays of September, October, November, February, March, and April. At the meetings, a local history program is presented following a brief discussion of Historical Society matters. 
 

Cook Park Library (map)

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


History Matters: The David Adler Estate
February 19, 2018
7pm, Cook Park Library

David Adler purchased a Civil War-era farmhouse and surrounding acreage just north of Libertyville 100 years ago. Now his home serves as a cultural center and much of his land is a park. Amy Williams, Executive Director of the David Adler Music & Arts Center, will discuss David Adler’s work, his historic Libertyville home and the preservation of his legacy.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.


History Matters: Great Lakes, Great Women
March 19, 2018
7pm, Cook Park Library

In honor of Women’s History Month, a representative from the National Museum of the American Sailor will explore the significant contributions of women to Naval Station Great Lakes from its opening in 1911 through the present. This presentation highlights over twenty women who broke legal and civic barriers in the fight for inclusion, equality, and recognition within the United States Navy.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.


History Matters: William W. Boyington
April 16, 2018
7pm, Cook Park Library

Local historian Julia Johnas will present on the life and work of William W. Boyington, architect of Chicago’s Water Tower, Libertyville’s 1868 Union Church, the 1894 Town Hall (today’s American Legion) and many other significant Chicago-area structures
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.