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Enter the DESIGN a BOOKMARK Contest (Ongoing Event)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019
Library: All Libraries
Description:
It's Back!
Our Annual Design a Bookmark Contest is inviting K-8 graders to express their creative sides - by creating a bookmark inspired by their favorite book or character.


Particip...
Age(s): Children
Design a Bookmark Contest (Ongoing Event)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019
Library: All Libraries
Description:
It’s Back! Our Annual Design a Bookmark Contest! Express your artistic side – and create a bookmark inspired by your favorite book or character! Beginning Wednesday, September 11, students who live or...
Age(s): Children
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
English as a second language class in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Picture Books Alive! Battle Bunny (grades 3-4)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Start Time: 4:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Bring your favorite picture books to life by re-creating the amazing art inside them. We will be enjoying Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka. REGISTER Registration opens 9 a.m. September 17...
Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. September 17; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Closed
Authors Out Loud: Novelist Katherine Reay
Event Type: Authors Out Loud
Date: Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Amid literature and lattes, three women come together and find that sharing one's journey with best friends makes life richer. Join us as Katherine Reay discusses her new book, THE PRINTED LETTER BOOK...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Babies' brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-chi...
Age(s): Children
Studio Workshop: Photo and Image Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This workshop covers scanning photos, 35mm negatives and slides and converting them to digital images.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Closed
2 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
World Explorers: Russia (grades 3-6)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Start Time: 4:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Travel with us to Russia through pictures, games, stories, and crafts. Learn about this great country from a native of Russia. REGISTER Registration opens 9 a.m. September 18; closes 2 p...
Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. September 18; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
FREE English as a Second Language Classes held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the ...
Age(s): Children, Family
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages 0-7 ...
Age(s): Children, Family
Cook Writers' Critique Group
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Ready to work on that novel you’ve been dreaming of? In this monthly writers' group, participants will have the opportunity to have their work critiqued and critique the work of others in turn. This i...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Genealogy Networking Group
Event Type: Genealogy
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Share genealogy tips and resources with other family history enthusiasts. SIGN UP
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 04, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Friday Morning Stories and Wiggles (ages 2-6 yrs w/caregiver) Drop In
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 04, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Enjoy stories, songs, and shaking your wiggles out in this fun storytime for children (ages 2-6) and their caregivers. Drop in
Age(s): Children
Other:
DROP IN
Morning Meditation at CPL Today
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, October 04, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Meditation allows you to gain insight and wisdom that is within you. Quieting the mind has a calming effect for your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the numerous benefits, both physiological and ...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Hailey started meditating as a small child to find a center within a large farming family. She continued to meditate through rough health conditions in her life. Helping others along their transition ...
Non-fiction Book Club
Event Type: Adult Book Discussion
Date: Friday, October 04, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Drop-ins welcome!
Age(s): Adults
Tweens Read (grades 5-6)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 04, 2019
Start Time: 4:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join our lively book discussion led by Sue McCowin. Snacks and activities, too. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to read and talk about the book with their tweens. REGISTER beginning July...
Age(s): Children
Status: Closed (Card Number Required)
After-hours Nerf Battle (grades 5-6)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 04, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us for an after-hours Nerf battle and snacks! We'll provide the blasters, darts and safety glasses. Please note: To maintain a level playing field, we do not allow blasters or darts other than...
Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9.a.m. September 20th; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Open Lab in the Workshop
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us each Saturday morning to use our sewing machines, vinyl cutter, glue gun or other fun creative things in our Workshop. All patrons must sign a waiver during first-time use and patrons under t...
Age(s): Adults, Teen
The Scrambled States of America (grades 3-4)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
What happens when our 50 states decide to switch places? Things get scrambled! Listen to the hysterical story, then have fun enjoying state-related games and activities! Looking at the U.S. map will n...
Age(s): Children
Other:
REGISTER Registration opens 9 a.m. September 21; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Closed
1:30 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Sunday, October 06, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
REMEFRITA
Event Type: Adult Book Discussion
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
We are a multi-culturally diverse group of English language learners who enjoy reading and talking about books in English. REMEFRITA stands for REading, MEeting, FRiends, and TAlking. Our Fall book se...
Age(s): Adults
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: 1:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Science Explorers: Save the Ladybugs! (Grades 3-4)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Put on your lab coat and join us for wild adventures in science, technology, engineering, and math. Let's explore!
REGISTER Registration opens 9.a.m. September 23;; closes 2 p.m. day b...
Age(s): Children
Other:
REGISTER Registration opens 9.a.m. September 23;; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Closed
Studio Workshop: Vinyl Record Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Dust those old records off the shelf and learn to convert them into digital mp3 files using VinylStudio software and our AT-LP120-USB Turntable.
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fake News: Tips and Tricks for a Post-Truth Era - FULL
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 07, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Fake News, what is it and how do you spot it? Learn to distinguish the truthful from the troublesome. In this interactive class Information professionals (librarians) will share useful skills in judgi...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
English as a second language class in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Drop-in Chess with the Chess Nuts! - Children's department
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? Drop in and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards provided by the Chess Nuts, Joel and Heather Beverley! All skill and ag...
Age(s): Children, Adults
Other:
Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. DROP IN
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Babies' brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-chi...
Age(s): Children
DAR Research Workshop
Event Type: Outside Group Event.
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Are you interested in joining the DAR? Stop; by on the second Wednesday of each month for one-on-one research help by representatives from the DAR. DROP IN
Age(s): Adults
Morning Book Discussion
Event Type: Adult Book Discussion
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Drop in.
Age(s): Adults
Studio Workshop: Video Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This workshop shows you how to use Elgato Video Capture to convert VHS, VHS-C, and MiniDV tapes to digital video formats that can be stored on a computer hard drive, DVD or online.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Closed
2 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
FREE English as a Second Language Classes held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the ...
Age(s): Children, Family
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages 0-7 ...
Age(s): Children, Family
The Future is Now, An Architectural Tour of the World
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Buckle your seat belt and get ready for a surprising tour, right from your seat! The international traveler, Jasmine Blaze (as played by Martina Mathisen Educational Entertainer), takes us around the ...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
DAR Research Help
Event Type: Genealogy
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Interested in joining the DAR? Stop by on the second Wednesday of each month for one-on-one research help by representatives from the DAR. DROP IN
Age(s): Adults
Morning Meditation at CPL-CANCELED OCTOBER 11
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Meditation allows you to gain insight and wisdom that is within you. Quieting the mind has a calming effect for your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the numerous benefits, both physiological and ...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Hailey started meditating as a small child to find a center within a large farming family. She continued to meditate through rough health conditions in her life. Helping others along their transition ...
Colorful Creative Collage (grades 3-4)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Make a fantastic "All About Me" collage using recycled fabric scraps, various types of paper, buttons, and ribbons! REGISTER Registration opens at 9 a.m. September 27; closes 2 p.m. day bef...
Age(s): Children
Other:
REGISTER Registration opens at 9 a.m. September 27; closes 2 p.m. day before program, or when full.
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Open Lab in the Workshop
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us each Saturday morning to use our sewing machines, vinyl cutter, glue gun or other fun creative things in our Workshop. All patrons must sign a waiver during first-time use and patrons under t...
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Free Mental Health First Aid Training - Part 1
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Mental Health First Aid USA is a free 8-hour training to teach you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR helps you assist an...
Age(s): Adults
1:30 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Local Author Networking Meetup
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate this year's Indie Author Day by connecting with other Lake County writers about the writing life, craft issues, and the changing world of publishing. Registration required.
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Great Decisions Discussion-Cook Park dates during Aspen Construction
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us the 2nd Sunday of each month, May through December 2019, for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion.

Registration is for all 8 sessions, May-December. Please note, ...
Age(s): Adults
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: 1:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Readers' Theater (grades 3-4)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: 4:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Help bring favorite stories to life! Competent grade-level readers get to act out scenes in a low-key, stress-free environment; no memorization needed. A super opportunity for children who love to rea...
Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. Sept. 30 ; closes 6 p.m. Oct. 11 or when full.
Status: Closed
Studio Workshop: VHS Video Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to use Elgato Video Capture to convert VHS, VHS-C, and Mini DV tapes to digital video formats that can be stored on a computer hard drive, DVD, or online.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Closed
Teen Workshop: Silhouette Studio 101
Event Type: Workshop Program
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn the ins and outs of making awesome vinyl decals, 3D cards, or iron-on graphics for a custom T-shirt using the library's vinyl cutter. Basic computer skills required. REGISTRATION.
Age(s): Teen
Status: Closed
Canning 101: The Basics
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn the basics of canning and some canning techniques with the help of Chef Maddox. In this demo, you will learn about the boiling method, hot pack method, and pressure cooking method. The Chef will...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
English as a second language class in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Trader Joe's Food Prep - FULL
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Delicious dishes made easily. Learn how to prepare simple seasonal recipes with just a few ingredients and the help of the Trader Joe's cooking demo staff. REGISTER
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Kids Read! Book Club (grades 3-4) The 100 Yr Old Secret
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us for a lively book discussion just for kids! We will do fun, book related activities and have a snack. REGISTER When signing up, please indicate which location you will pick up your bo...
Age(s): Children
Other:
When signing up, please indicate which location you will pick up your book. Registration opens 9 a.m. September 15; closes 1 week before program or when full.
Status: Closed (Card Number Required)
Library Board Meeting
Event Type: Library Board Meeting
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Library Board Meeting
Age(s): Adults
Workshop: Harrowing Halloween decorations
Event Type: Workshop Program
Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
From eerie 3D printed pumpkins to spooky silhouette decals, stop by The Workshop and create some goul-tastic Halloween decorations! Prints to be picked up after the program on a first-print first-ser...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Babies' brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-chi...
Age(s): Children
Studio Workshop: Photo and Image Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This workshop covers scanning photos, 35mm negatives and slides and converting them to digital images.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Closed
2 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Closed
Tweens Historical Fiction Book Discussion (grades 5-6)Turtle in Paradise by Holm
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Historical fiction works like a time machine: it allows you to step into a faraway time and place, and feel that you are there, not just as an observer, but as an active participant! We will enjoy a h...
Age(s): Children
Other:
REGISTER Registration opens 9 a.m. September 16; closes 2 p.m,. one week before session. REGISTER When signing up, please let us know if you will pick up your book at Cook Park...
Status: Closed
Studio Workshop: How to set up a recording session
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Get started with audio recording in our Digital Studios. Training will cover how to set up a Logic Pro session with the studio's microphones and headphones so you can feel ready to record that first d...
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Closed
Teens Read
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
A book club just for teens! Leave the kid stuff behind and let's talk teen books. This month we will discuss Don't Get Caught by Kurt Dinan.
Age(s): Teen
Status: Closed (Card Number Required)
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
FREE English as a Second Language Classes held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the ...
Age(s): Children, Family
Teen Workshop: VR DLC - Oculus Quest edition!
Event Type: Workshop Program
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Embark on an Antarctic expedition, show off your artistic side, or enter Darth Vader’s lair using the latest addition to The Workshop’s ever growing collection of VR headsets: the Oculus Quest (now wi...
Age(s): Teen
Status: Closed
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages 0-7 ...
Age(s): Children, Family
The Creation of Wicked
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
The longest-running Broadway show of this century plays off the most popular Hollywood movie of the last century:"The Wizard of Oz!" The film, originally inspired by Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel, whic...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Charles Troy’s more than 50 multimedia presentations tell the stories behind the greatest Broadway musicals of the 20th century, in seamless visual programs with his own original graphics, and a scrip...
Status: Closed
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Morning Meditation at CPL Today
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Meditation allows you to gain insight and wisdom that is within you. Quieting the mind has a calming effect for your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the numerous benefits, both physiological and ...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Hailey started meditating as a small child to find a center within a large farming family. She continued to meditate through rough health conditions in her life. Helping others along their transition ...
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Open Lab in the Workshop
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us each Saturday morning to use our sewing machines, vinyl cutter, glue gun or other fun creative things in our Workshop. All patrons must sign a waiver during first-time use and patrons under t...
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Cook Library's "Touch the Trucks" — 18th Annual is back!
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
It's our 18th anniversary! Church Street will be closed so you and your young ones can explore community service vehicles and meet their friendly drivers. Climb aboard a fire truck, a high-reaching ch...
Age(s): Children, Family
Other:
"QUIET Touch the Trucks" 10-11 a.m. Traditional, noisy Touch the Trucks 11 a.m.-noon, PumpkinFest 10 a.m.-noon.
Free Mental Health First Aid Training - Part 2
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Mental Health First Aid USA is a free 8-hour training to teach you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR helps you assist an...
Age(s): Adults
1:30 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Teen Zone: Epic Quest!
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
EPIC QUEST is designed to help teens find their way around the library in a FUN and challenging scavenger hunt.
Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a big prize! More info available in...
Age(s): Teen
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
REMEFRITA
Event Type: Adult Book Discussion
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
We are a multi-culturally diverse group of English language learners who enjoy reading and talking about books in English. REMEFRITA stands for REading, MEeting, FRiends, and TAlking. Our Fall book se...
Age(s): Adults
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 1:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Studio Workshop: Photo and Image Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This 30-minute workshop covers scanning photos, 35 mm slides and negatives, and converting them to digital photos.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Openings
Cinema Club: The Haunting
Event Type: Film Discussion
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
An anthropology professor investigating reports of psychic phenomena at an old New England mansion invites two women who share a gift for ESP to join him. Strange happenings soon lead one of them to ...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
Authors Out Loud: Mary Kubica, Emily Bleeker, Nic Joseph & Kristen Lepionka
Event Type: Authors Out Loud
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us for a thrilling night of crime and conversation at the Libertyville Civic Center. NYT Bestselling author Mary Kubica returns to Cook, joined by Emily Bleeker, Nic Joseph, and Kristen Lepionka,...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
History Matters: Diamond Lake
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Tori Trauscht, editor of "Our Gem: A History and Stewardship Guide for Diamond Lake," will discuss the history of the Diamond Lake area including early settlement, the lake's days as a resort destinat...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Waiting List
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
English as a second language class in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Chinese Chess for Beginners (grades 1-6)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Start Time: 4:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn the ancient and fun game of Chinese Chess! Using a free and intuitive app called "Action Chinese Chess", we'll explore game play, strategies, and more. No prior knowledge of Chinese Chess or reg...
Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. October 8; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Openings
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
Wee Explorers (15 mos - 2 yrs) Drop In
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Let your little ones engage in sensory exploration of the world around them. Exploration stations will be set up with age appropriate activities designed for children and their caregivers. For little ...
Age(s): Children
Studio Workshop: Video Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This workshop shows you how to use Elgato Video Capture to convert VHS, VHS-C, and MiniDV tapes to digital video formats that can be stored on a computer hard drive, DVD or online.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Openings
Lunch break: Informal Caregiving
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Discover the real costs, risks, and considerations of informal caregiving. Speakers: Dan Wlodek, BankFinancial and Martha Kern, Lifecare Innovations
Complimentary Lunch will be provided by BankFinanc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Waiting List
2 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
Frog and Toad Party (grades 1-2)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 4:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us for a celebration of Arnold Lobel's beloved characters, Frog and Toad! Hop on over to the library to hear some stories, play some frog games, and do a craft. REGISTER Registration open...
Age(s): Children
Other:
REGISTER Registration opens 9 a.m. Oct. 9; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Openings
Fourth Wednesday Evening Book Discussion
Event Type: Adult Book Discussion
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Title TBA. Drop in.
Age(s): Adults
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
FREE English as a Second Language Classes held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
Morning Meditation at CPL Today
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Meditation allows you to gain insight and wisdom that is within you. Quieting the mind has a calming effect for your body, mind, and spirit. Experience the numerous benefits, both physiological and ...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Hailey started meditating as a small child to find a center within a large farming family. She continued to meditate through rough health conditions in her life. Helping others along their transition ...
Pokemon Party (grades 1-6)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Battle it out with your cards and go head-to-head in epic battles. Bring your best deck and/or trading cards. REGISTER. Registration opens 9 a.m. October 11; closes 2 p.m. day before pro...
Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. October 11; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Waiting List
Teen Zone: Haunted Escape Room
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Back by popular demand! Space is limited so SIGN UP early to take on this spooky interactive story challenge with a group of fellow students. Costumes are encouraged and may be rewarded with candy!
Age(s): Teen
Status: We're sorry. This event is currently full.
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
Open Lab in the Workshop
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Join us each Saturday morning to use our sewing machines, vinyl cutter, glue gun or other fun creative things in our Workshop. All patrons must sign a waiver during first-time use and patrons under t...
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Family Fun: Duct Tape Pumpkins!
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Bring a pumpkin and your imagination; we'll supply a variety of duct tape so you can create a one-of-a-kind fall decoration. REGISTER This is a family event; children and adults atte...
Age(s): Children, Family
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. October 12; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Openings
1:30 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
'Oumuamua: First Discovered Interstellar Vistor to Our Solar System
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
On October 19, 2017, Robert Weryk, a postdoctoral researcher at the Hawaiian Institute for Astronomy, noticed an unexpected light streak in the previous night's observations. It was quickly identif...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Dale Dellutri has had a life-long fascination with science and technology. He has worked with computer hardware and software since the late 1960's, and has managed technical employees and projects in...
Status: Openings
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
Tiny Tinkers: A Make and Play Group: Pumpkin Sensory Bag (8 mos-15 mos)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Play is a simple yet powerful daily activity that supports a child's brain development, starting at birth. Enjoy the process of creating something with your child that will last a lifetime. REGIST...
Age(s): Children
Status: Openings
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Agatha Mystery Book Club
Event Type: Adult Book Discussion
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Agatha Mystery Book Club
Age(s): Adults
Gentle Chair Yoga Sessions
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 1:15 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn a variety of seated, standing, and prone postures that will gently stretch muscles, melt tension, increase energy, and improve posture. Participants will also build self-awareness through postur...
Age(s): Adults
Other:
Anastasia M. Torok is a certified Group Fitness and YogaFit instructor. In addition to teaching Chair Yoga for Cook Memorial Public Library District, she also instructs Vinyasa Yoga, Yin/Restorative ...
Status: Openings
Science Explorers: Trick or Treat Experiments (grades 5-6)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Put on your lab coat and join us for wild adventures in science, technology, engineering, and math. Let's explore!
REGISTER Registration opens October 14 ; closes 2 p.m. day before progr...
Age(s): Children
Other:
REGISTER Registration opens October 14 ; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Openings
Studio Workshop: How to set up a recording session
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Get started with audio recording in our Digital Studios. Training will cover how to set up a Logic Pro session with the studio's microphones and headphones so you can feel ready to record that first d...
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Openings
Needlework at Night
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Work on your knitting, crochet, or other needlework project. Beginners are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Age(s): Adults
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
English as a second language class in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Babies' brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-chi...
Age(s): Children
Studio Workshop: Photo and Image Conversion
Event Type: Digital Studio Program
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
This workshop covers scanning photos, 35mm negatives and slides and converting them to digital images.
Age(s): Adults, Teen
Status: Openings
Lunch break: How To Be A Supportive Yet Grounded Helicopter Parent
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn practical and student-centered skills to help your student move through the college application process. Speaker Jennifer Sparrow, M.Ed, JSS College Counseling, has 36 years of experience in hig...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
2 p.m. eLibrary Individual Appointment - Cook Park
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Learn to use our eLibrary of free books, music, magazines and videos. Sign up for an appointment and we'll get you started. Bring your Cook Memorial Public Library card, device and device-specific acc...
Age(s): Adults
Status: Openings
Teen Zone: Creepy Canvas Art
Event Type: Teen Event
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
It is the spooky time of year! Join us to create a creepy painting using hot glue and paint. All supplies will be provided. No experience required. SIGN UP
Age(s): Teen
Status: Waiting List
Spooky Wednesday (grades 3-4)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Wear your costume and join us for an evening of spooktacular tales, a lively costume parade, and fun trick-or-treating around the library. REGISTER
Registration opens 9 a.m. October 16;Age(s): Children
Other:
Registration opens 9 a.m. October 16; closes 2 p.m. day before program or when full.
Status: Openings
Fall Reading Club
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: All Libraries
Description:
Sign up for the Fall Reading Club! Complete the reading goal by Friday, November 15 and earn a prize: a brand new book of your choice!
Age(s): Children
Trick-or-Read: A Storywalk (all ages)
Event Type: Children's Event
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: All Day
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Celebrate the spooky season by walking and reading fun Halloween stories in the Children's Department. Halloween stories will be displayed around the department for you and your little one to enjoy at...
Age(s): Children
ESL Class
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
FREE English as a Second Language Classes held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.
Age(s): Adults
Independent Genealogy Research Lab
Event Type: Genealogy
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Two hours of uninterrupted genealogy research. Bring your research; a genealogy librarian will be available to answer questions. DROP IN
Age(s): Adults
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the ...
Age(s): Children, Family
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library
Event Type: Drop-In Storytime
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Library: Cook Park Library
Description:
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages 0-7 ...
Age(s): Children, Family
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