Podcast: Runaway Animals in Libertyville

Have you subscribed to the Cook Memorial Public Library Podcast? You don’t want to miss our latest episode. Local history librarian Jenny Barry shares news articles she has uncovered of different animals running wild throughout Libertyville. Listen Now Additional Reading Subscribe to the Cook Memorial Public Library Podcast so you won’t miss the next episode.

5 Unique Ways to Connect with Your Library

April 3-9 is National Library Week and this year’s theme is Connect With Your Library. In this episode we run down five ways to use the library that you may not have known about. Read Bronwyn’s National Library Week blog post Explore the Digital Studios Learn how to sign up for text notifications Visit our¬†Genealogy¬†page Check out Mango Languages and…

The Year in Film (2021) / Oscars Recap

Becky and Nate are back on the podcast for the 7th year in a row to talk about last night’s Academy Awards ceremony. They share some of their own opinions about the nominees and other favorite movies of last year. Hear about the night’s memorable moments (and boy were there moments), the movies, the performances,…

Fresh Start Books

To kick off the first podcast episode of the year, Andrea and Erica recommend four excellent books for your 2022 reading list. This is an edited version of January’s Bookies Live Facebook event. Follow the library on Facebook to catch future Bookies Live, every second Tuesday of the month. In This Episode Dan Harris, 10% Happier Nita Prose, The Maid Charles…

Our Favorite Books of 2021

Believe it or not 2021 is wrapping up and Readers’ Advisor Jo is back for our annual episode recounting Cook Library’s favorite books of the year! Make sure you visit either Cook Park or Aspen Drive library to pick up your very own copies of our Fiction and Nonfiction Favorites booklets. Or take a look…