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History Matters

Hollywood on the Prairie

2020-02-17 19:00:00 2020-02-17 20:00:00 America/Chicago History Matters Cook Park Library

Monday, February 17
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-17 19:00:00 2020-02-17 20:00:00 America/Chicago History Matters Hear the story of the motion picture industry in Lake County from the 1890s to 1910s.... Cook Park Library

Cook Park Library

Meeting Room

Hear the story of the motion picture industry in Lake County from the 1890s to 1910s....

beginning with Thomas Edison's laboratory in Menlo Park NJ to Edward Amet's backyard movie studio in Waukegan Illinois and Lake County's connection to Essanay Studios in Chicago. Presented by Nicole Stocker of the Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County. A Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society program.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Class / Presentation |

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Cook Park Library

Phone: (847)362-2330

Hours
Mon, Jul 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 18 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 19 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Cook Memorial Public Library District serves communities in northern Lake County, Illinois: Libertyville, Green Oaks, Vernon Hills, Indian Creek, Mettawa, and parts of Mundelein. 

Mission  
Through dedicated personal service, we connect our diverse community to resources that educate, enrich and inspire.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Canceled
Sat, Jul 18, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Canceled
Sat, Jul 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Mon, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Canceled
Sat, Aug 01, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Mon, Aug 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Fri, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Reading Room

Canceled
Sat, Aug 08, 9:00am - 1:00pm