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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: Deerfield Divided, An Attempt at Housing Integration
February 15, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

Learn about the controversy that erupted in 1959 Deerfield when it was learned that a subdivision under construction was to be integrated. Presented by Barbara Wilcox.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.

 
History Matters: History of Lake County
March 21, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

Learn about Lake County history from 17th century French voyageurs to the county’s settlement in the 1830s and beyond. Lake County Discovery Museum Educator Jen Hart will discuss aspects of Lake County’s agriculture, resorts, breweries, barbed wire manufacturers, motion pictures, religious communities and military installations.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.

 
History Matters: Best Seat in the House! Diary of a Wrigley Field Usher
April 18, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

Bruce Bohrer spent nine seasons working as an usher at Wrigley Field beginning in 2003. During that time, he saw it all: brushes with greatness, marriage proposals, creative signs and cheers, unique crowd control issues, and the sheer awe and excitement of Wrigley patrons. Bruce will provide highlights from his book detailing the joys and tribulations of his days at Wrigley Field through the eyes of an usher. Copies of the book will be for sale.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.

 
History Matters: Who Was Ansel B. Cook?
May 16, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

Cook Avenue, Cook Park, Cook Memorial Public Library District, the Ansel B. Cook House. Who was this man so honored by Libertyville? Local History Librarian Jenny Barry will provide insight on this influential Libertyville citizen.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.