Podcast: Early Women-Owned Businesses of Libertyville

We close out Women’s History Month with a look at some of the earliest businesses in Libertyville that were owned by women. Previous Women’s History Month Podcast Episodes Libertyville Historical Society on YouTube History Matters: Stay – The History of Libertyville Hotels Subscribe to the Cook Memorial Public Library Podcast in Apple, Spotify, or wherever…

The Year in Film (2022) / Oscars Recap

For the 8th year in a row librarians Becky and Nate get together after the Academy Awards to discuss the ceremony and celebrate the year in film. Listen in as they discuss the nominees, the night’s memorable moments, and share their own selection of movies the awards season may have overlooked but you won’t want…

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,…