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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

Houses of Milwaukee Avenue: A Photographic Exhibit

This summer explore the homes that graced Milwaukee Avenue through photographs from the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society collection. Free.

St. Lawrence Epsicopal Church
August 17-19
During Car Fun on 21, 6-9pm; Farmer’s Market, 9am-1pm; Out to Lunch, 11am-2pm

The Ansel B. Cook Home is open Sundays 2-4pm in June, July and August.

Can't make it during one of the scheduled openings? We're always happy to give private tours. Give us a call or shoot us an email to schedule one. A week's notice is appreciated.
Suggested donation: $2/adults, $1/seniors & students

History Matters: The Underground Railroad in Lake County
September 19, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

Award-winning author and local historian Nancy Schumm will trace the path, mythology, and facts surrounding the Underground Railroad in Northeastern Illinois, and particularly Lake County.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.

History Matters: First Women to Vote in Illinois
October 17, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

"MAN AT WASHTUB, WIFE VOTES" screamed the headline of the Chicago Daily Tribune when Libertyville resident Clara Colby became the first woman to vote in the state of Illinois in July 1913. Six other Libertyville women posed for the paper while casting their votes. Learn more about the forward-thinking Libertyville women who voted that day from local history librarian Jenny Barry.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.

History Matters: History of Libertyville Masonic Lodge #492
November 21, 2016
7pm, Cook Park Library

The Libertyville Masonic Lodge was chartered on October 3, 1866 and is celebrating its sesquicentennial this year. Members of Lodge #492 will relate stories from 150 years of the Libertyville lodge's history.
REGISTER: 847-362-2330 or online at http://webres.cooklib.org/.