Cook Memorial Library at Home

The library has many resources that you can use with your Cook Memorial Public Library card even when the library is closed. You can find those resources on our eLibrary page and our Research page. If you want ebooks or eaudiobooks, check out OverDrive (download the Libby app from OverDrive to use on your tablet…

Aspen’s New Recording Studio

#Sameplacemorespace has finally come to fruition after nine exhausting and exciting months! With the plethora of added study spaces, a skylight in the children’s wing, and a new area just for high school teens, it’s hard to imagine what more the improved Aspen Drive could offer! Studio 1 at Aspen is a wonderful resource if…

A Final Update on the Aspen Drive Library Expansion

Library Director David Archer returns for one last episode about wrapping up the Aspen Drive Library expansion project. Construction is complete and the library is open for business! We hope you will join us for the Saturday, November 23rd Grand Opening Celebration. Dave talks about response from the community so far, what it feels like…

The 10 Most Popular Lynda.com Courses in June

Lynda.com is skill and program learning at your fingertips. As a patron of CMPLD, you are invited to explore a variety of courses this excellent resource has to offer. All you need is a viable CMPLD library card, an internet connection, and some curiosity! Check out the most viewed courses this month: Cert Prep: Project…

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…