Update on the Aspen Drive Library Expansion

Library Director David Archer returns to give us an update on the 15,000 square foot addition to the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills. Dave reviews the most exciting features coming to the library, how construction is coming along, and what we can expect in the coming months. He answers a few questions and concerns…

Suzanne Slade Podcast Recording

Authors Out Loud: Suzanne Slade on writing Children’s Nonfiction

Children’s librarian Melissa Phillips interviews Suzanne Slade, a prolific author whose recent picture book, Astronaut Annie, is literally out of this world. Learn about what goes into the creation of a children’s non-fiction book (hint: lots and lots of research in some fascinating places!).   SHOW NOTES: Suzanne Slade’s website Suzanne Slade’s books held by Cook…

“Be A Voter” – a guide to the April 2nd local election

On April 2nd, a little over a week away, you have the opportunity to vote for all things local in the general consolidated election. We’re talking about positions like village trustees, library boards, school boards, and local referendums. For the election, Cook Library created Be A Voter!, a one-stop shop for election-related information specifically designed…