Jane Trump

Jane Trump

Jane Trump has not set their biography yet

Posted by on
To celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on April 23, get thee to a library! Here’s a link to the 450 Shakespeare items in Cook Memorial's catalog, in formats ranging from print, to audio, to video, to ebooks. Or, use our Biography in Contex...

Posted by on
You are probably aware of the popularity of “Selfies” these days, as smartphone-wielding folks enjoy photographing themselves in various settings. But have youheard of a related phenomenon called BookShelfies? Take a look: http://bookshelfies.tumblr....

Posted by on
Here’s the latest database news: We are delighted to announce a new database for job seekers: Cypress Resume, an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three simple steps. You can find Cypress Resume under Jobs &a...

Posted by on
We have an especially busy week-end coming up at our Cook Park location. Our annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held Friday, April 4 through Sunday, April 6 in the Cook Park Meeting Room. Here are the particulars: Friends Preview: Frid...

Posted by on
How are you coming with your income taxes? Need some forms, instructions or publications? Here are some options for you: All federal tax forms, instructions and publications are available free on the IRS web site. As long as you have Adobe Reader in...

Posted by on
  We are excited to announce that iPads were rolled out on February 1st  in the children’s departments at our Cook Park and Aspen Drive libraries.  With puzzles, math games, early literacy applications, eBooks and other fun learn...

Posted by on
  Are you registered to vote? If you aren’t and you want to vote in the March 18th primary election, your last day to register @ your library is Tuesday, February 18. If you aren’t sure whether you are registered at your current address, check ...

Posted by on
 We’re offering something new to brighten up this long, cold winter – weekly film matinees for adults. The films are screened at 1:30 pm and no registration is required. They are shown in our Cook Park meeting room on Thursdays and at Aspen Driv...

Posted by on
One of the happiest collaborations between Cook Memorial Public Library District and District 128 High Schools is our "night before the start of finals" study fest. This past Monday over 200 students came to each of our libraries (Cook Park and Aspen...

Posted by on
Welcome to Ear to the Community! The purpose of this blog is to keep our patrons informed about what's happening at Cook Memorial, in our buildings and in our online offerings. If you have a question about the library, the online catalog or our Web s...

Posted by on
Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate this season of thanks and giving, Cook Memorial Public Library District is once again collecting food and books for distribution to those in need. Donated items will be given to the Libertyville Township and Vernon To...

Posted by on
If you borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from Overdrive through the MyMediaMall consortium, you may welcome two recent changes. Here’s the scoop: You can now opt for a three week check-out instead of two weeks.  If you wish to change your...

Posted by on
Cook Memorial Public Library District is the proud recipient of this year's Demco Library Innovation Award. Children's Librarian and student services coordinator Jan Hastings accepted the award at this week's Illinois Library Association Co...

Posted by on
If you are a Libertyville history buff, you may already be familiar with the Local History pages of our website. There you can find links to our obituary index, online essays and pictorial displays about Libertyville, digitized old phone books, ...

Posted by on
During October and November the State Library of Illinois is providing access to a wide variety of databases. This is a wonderful opportunity to use electronic resources the library doesn't subscribe to, and it's free. Go to TryIt! Illinois to s...

Posted by on
OverDrive, the company our MyMediaMall consortium uses to provide eBooks and eAudiobooks, launched a new and improved media console for tablets and smart phones this week. Depending on your device, you may be prompted to download the new console...

Posted by on
Teen Tech Tutors---a new one-on-one program at Cook Park Library, in which volunteer teen tutors help out patrons with questions about their computers, mobile devices, social media and downloading library books----has been a huge success this summer!...

Posted by on
Perhaps you have noticed that now when you open our website on a mobile device, you see a new, slimmed down version of the site. Our regular website is difficult to navigate and read on a smartphone or any other device with a smaller screen. The new ...

Posted by on
Our recent survey regarding digital materials yielded some useful patron feedback. Here are some highlights: An overwhelming majority (73.1%) of respondents think we should balance digital services and collections with traditional print and media....
We are proud to announce that we now have VITA, an online index for use in local history and genealogical research. Currently VITA indexes obituaries from the Libertyville Review and a small but growing number of articles from various Libertyville ne...