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Cook Memorial Public Library
413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048

The library houses local history files and reference materials available for use by the public. Items in the collection include documents, yearbooks, telephone directories, books, and microfilm of local newspapers. If you have a specific inquiry, please contact Sonia Schoenfield or Jenny Barry at Cook Library, (847) 362-2330.

To access the local history section of the library's website, click here.


Mundelein Hertiage Museum
601 Noel Dr, Mundelein, IL 60060

Online Sources

Libertyville History Digital Archives
The link below will take you directly to the Libertyville History sectionof the Illinois Digital Archives. It includes postcards, telephone directories and documents.
Click here to access the archives.

Libertyville's Past is Present - Cook Memorial Library Local History Blog
Periodic posts on Libertyville history topics by the local history librarians at Cook Memorial Public Library.

Illinois Digital Archives
This is an excellent site where you can find primary sources including photographs and documents from Illinois’ history.


Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
Chicago History Museum
Illinois Historical Society
MainStreet Libertyville
Adlai Stevenson Center for Democracy

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