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Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You?

2024-04-04 13:00:00 2024-04-04 14:00:00 America/Chicago Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership and determine your readiness to become a small business owner. Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room

Thursday, April 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-04 13:00:00 2024-04-04 14:00:00 America/Chicago Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership and determine your readiness to become a small business owner. Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room

Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership and determine your readiness to become a small business owner.

Presented by Michael J. Barbini, Vice President of Business Banking at Libertyville Bank and Trust Company.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Career | Business & Finance |

TAGS: | |

Cook Park Library, Libertyville

Phone: (847)362-2330

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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

Thu, Apr 18, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
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.

Thu, Apr 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Learn about banking services commonly available to a small business and how they work.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Apr 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Explore some of the world's most extraordinary castles while learning about their fascinating histories and must-see treasures.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Apr 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Off-Site - offsite
While AI might be the current buzzword, many genealogy vendors and genealogists have been using this technology for years.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Apr 18, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute demonstration will teach you how to use the Cricut Explore 3 to digitally cut materials for your crafting projects.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Fri, Apr 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Experience the numerous physiological and emotional benefits of different styles of meditation during our weekly circle.

Fri, Apr 19, 10:00am - 10:45am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Children's Area
Family Story Times are lively and play-based programs for children and their caregivers.

Fri, Apr 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Free screenings of popular and acclaimed movies. For movie titles and ratings, call the Library at 847-362-2330, pick up a flyer at the Library, or sign up to receive monthly movie emails.

Fri, Apr 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Explore ways to care for our planet with a special American Girl guidebook. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 03/19 AT 4 PM
Registration is now closed

Fri, Apr 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Play Minecraft games throughout the Library after hours and compete in video game tournaments. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 03/19 AT 4 PM
Registration is now closed

Sat, Apr 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
Meet Lake County authors and learn more about their work. Copies of their books will be available for purchase. DROP IN

Sat, Apr 20, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Deepwoods Apartments Walnut St. & Lake St. in Mundelein.

Sat, Apr 20, 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Lakeside Village Apartments, 313 Hickory, Mundelein

Sat, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at 900 Orchard St. in Mundelein

Sat, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Learn the basics of chess and play against others. Players of any skill level welcome! Please register for only one of the April sessions. REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY 04/06 AT 4 PM
Registration is now closed

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Make light-up LED art inspired by spring flowers! We provide all the supplies to have some family fun! REGISTRATION OPENS THURSDAY 03/21 AT 4 PM
This event is full

Mon, Apr 22, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Mon, Apr 22, 9:30am - 10:15am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Children's Area
Baby Story Time is a lap-sit program. Children and their caregivers will be guided through bounces, songs, movement rhymes, and stories. REGISTRATION OPENS SUNDAY 02/11 AT 4 PM

Mon, Apr 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room,Virtual Meeting Room
Join us to discuss THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides. For a copy of the book and the Zoom link, contact Erica O'Rourke at eorourke@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Mon, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop covers scanning photos, 35 mm slides and negatives, and converting them to digital photos.

Tue, Apr 23, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Tue, Apr 23, 9:00am - 10:00am
Off-Site
Clear your mind and lower the effects of stress on your life. Tai Chi can be done seated or standing.
Register

Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 10:45am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Children's Flex Space
Family Story Times are lively and play-based programs for children and their caregivers.

Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 11:15am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Improve your English conversation skills at this informal weekly café for patrons. To register, email Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org with your name, email address, and telephone number.

Tue, Apr 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Representatives from Job Center of Lake County share how to write a winning resume, cover letter, and professional summary in this hands-on session.

Tue, Apr 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
It's April! Linnea will help us make a miniature spring garden to take home. REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY 03/23 AT 4 PM

Tue, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Off-Site
Weeds are a common nuisance for every homeowner and gardener. Join us as we learn about a variety of ways to manage some of the most common garden weeds in Illinois.

Tue, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room,Virtual Meeting Room
Share what you've been reading - the good, the bad, and the binge-worthy - and get book recommendations from other members! For the Zoom link, contact Erica O'Rourke at eorourke@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Tue, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute demonstration will teach you how to use the Cricut Explore 3 to digitally cut materials for your crafting projects.

Wed, Apr 24, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Wed, Apr 24, 9:30am - 10:15am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Picture Book Area
Baby Story Time is a lap-sit program. Children and their caregivers will be guided through bounces, songs, movement rhymes, and stories.

Wed, Apr 24, 9:30am - 10:15am
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at KinderCare 451 Creekside in Vernon Hills.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Meet with Art Noparstak, a certified business mentor from SCORE, to get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, and implementing a marketing strategy.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to digitize audio cassette tapes into digital mp3 files using our TEAC AD-800 machine.

Wed, Apr 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Meet with Art Noparstak, a certified business mentor from SCORE, to get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, and implementing a marketing strategy.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Curtis Evans, Libertyville attorney at Evans Legacy Law Group, highlights the steps to create an estate plan ? a profound way to leave a lasting legacy.

Wed, Apr 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Meet with Art Noparstak, a certified business mentor from SCORE, to get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, and implementing a marketing strategy.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops in front of the Stone Apts. at Lambs Farm at 14245 Rockland Rd. in Libertyville.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Get involved with the Library! Bring your ideas about programs or new services for middle schoolers. REGISTRATION OPENS SUNDAY 03/24 AT 4 PM

Wed, Apr 24, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Court of Spruce near the curve by Court of Birch in Vernon Hills.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile Stop
The Bookmobile will stop in the east parking lot of Pebbleshire Apartments on the corner of Cherry Valley and Lakeside in Vernon Hills.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site
Using Canva, we review easy steps for creating graphic objects and other items from scratch.
Register

Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
The bookmobile stops at The Park Butterfield 2200 Butterfield Rd. Mundelein.

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Join us to discuss BLACK CAKE by Charmaine Wilkerson. For a copy of the book, contact Marianne Charles at mcharles@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 1
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 so you can record that first demo or podcast episode

Thu, Apr 25, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Join us to read and compare two versions of a common fairy tale told from different perspectives and make a craft to take home! REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY 03/25 AT 4 PM

Rescheduled
Thu, Apr 25, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
New date Thursday, April 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
Join us to discuss SHADOWS HOUSE by Soumatou and watch the adaptation. REGISTER for a free copy of the book (limited to first 10), or contact Leah at lhotchkiss@cooklib.org

Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Join us to discuss SHADOWS HOUSE by Soumatou and watch the adaptation. REGISTER for a free copy of the book (limited to first 10), or contact Leah at lhotchkiss@cooklib.org

Thu, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to use Vidbox 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.

Fri, Apr 26, 9:00am - 10:00am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Experience the numerous physiological and emotional benefits of different styles of meditation during our weekly circle.

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Children's Area
Family Story Times are lively and play-based programs for children and their caregivers.

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Volcanoes are fascinating and terrifying! Let's learn about them and make a fun craft! REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 03/26 AT 4 PM

Fri, Apr 26, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
Join fellow genealogists and enjoy researching your family history after the Library closes!

Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
BeSMART is a framework to help keep communities safe by promoting responsible gun ownership. Whether you?re a gun owner, or you know someone who is, there is a role for everyone in the conversation.

Sat, Apr 27, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Deepwoods Apartments Walnut St. & Lake St. in Mundelein.

Sat, Apr 27, 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Lakeside Village Apartments, 313 Hickory, Mundelein

Sat, Apr 27, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at 900 Orchard St. in Mundelein

Mon, Apr 29, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Mon, Apr 29, 9:30am - 10:15am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Children's Area
Baby Story Time is a lap-sit program. Children and their caregivers will be guided through bounces, songs, movement rhymes, and stories. REGISTRATION OPENS SUNDAY 02/11 AT 4 PM

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Conference Room
For more information and to register, contact Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org or 847-362-2330 x1139

Mon, Apr 29, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Join us for an epic video game battle! We provide the game and system; you provide the fun! REGISTRATION OPENS FRIDAY 03/29 AT 4 PM

Mon, Apr 29, 4:15pm - 6:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
A committee meeting for the trustees of the Cook Memorial Public Library District

Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to digitize audio cassette tapes into digital mp3 files using our TEAC AD-800 machine.

Tue, Apr 30, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Tue, Apr 30, 9:00am - 10:00am
Off-Site
Clear your mind and lower the effects of stress on your life. Tai Chi can be done seated or standing.
Register

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:45am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Children's Flex Space
Family Story Times are lively and play-based programs for children and their caregivers.

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 11:15am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Improve your English conversation skills at this informal weekly café for patrons. To register, email Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org with your name, email address, and telephone number.

Tue, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Mole and Rat are on the road in Chapter 2! Join us as we enjoy their adventures and have some fun of our own! REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY 03/30 AT 4 PM.

Tue, Apr 30, 6:45pm - 7:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy dogs are ready for story time! Please register only ONE child for one 15-minute session. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 04/16 AT 4 PM
This event is full

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to use Vidbox 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.

Tue, Apr 30, 7:05pm - 7:20pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy dogs are ready for story time! Please register only ONE child for one 15-minute session. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 04/16 AT 4 PM
This event is full

Tue, Apr 30, 7:25pm - 7:40pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy dogs are ready for story time! Please register only ONE child for one 15-minute session. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 04/16 AT 4 PM
This event is full

Tue, Apr 30, 7:45pm - 8:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy dogs are ready for story time! Please register only ONE child for one 15-minute session. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 04/16 AT 4 PM
This event is full

Wed, May 01, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Wed, May 01, 9:30am - 10:15am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Picture Book Area
Baby Story Time is a lap-sit program. Children and their caregivers will be guided through bounces, songs, movement rhymes, and stories.

Wed, May 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Interested in joining the DAR? Stop by for one-on-one research help by representatives from the DAR. DROP IN.

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops in front of the Stone Apts. at Lambs Farm at 14245 Rockland Rd. in Libertyville.

Wed, May 01, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Court of Spruce near the curve by Court of Birch in Vernon Hills.

Wed, May 01, 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile Stop
The Bookmobile will stop in the east parking lot of Pebbleshire Apartments on the corner of Cherry Valley and Lakeside in Vernon Hills.

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
The bookmobile stops at The Park Butterfield 2200 Butterfield Rd. Mundelein.

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
New venue Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Join us to discuss THE IVORY KEY by Akshaya Raman. REGISTER for a free copy of the book (limited to first 10), or contact Leah at lhotchkiss@cooklib.org

Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
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.

Thu, May 02, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute demonstration will teach you how to use the Cricut Explore 3 to digitally cut materials for your crafting projects.

Thu, May 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Learn how to decipher, access, and improve your credit reports and scores.

Thu, May 02, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Battle it out with your cards and go head-to-head in epic battles. Bring your best deck and cards to trade. REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 04/02 AT 4 PM

Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room,Virtual Meeting Room
Share genealogy tips and resources with other family history enthusiasts. All levels welcome.

Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop covers scanning photos, 35 mm slides and negatives, and converting them to digital photos.

Canceled
Fri, May 03, 9:00am - 10:00am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Experience the numerous physiological and emotional benefits of different styles of meditation during our weekly circle.

Fri, May 03, 10:00am - 10:45am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Children's Area
Family Story Times are lively and play-based programs for children and their caregivers.

Fri, May 03, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Off-Site
Friday, May 03: All Day

Fri, May 03, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Free screenings of popular and acclaimed movies. For movie titles and ratings, call the Library at 847-362-2330, pick up a flyer at the Library, or sign up to receive monthly movie emails.

Fri, May 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room,Virtual Meeting Room
Join us to discuss THIS IS YOUR MIND ON PLANTS by Michael Pollan. For a copy of the book and the Zoom link, contact Natalie at ntorres@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Fri, May 03, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Join us for an epic video game battle for middle schoolers! We provide the game and system; you provide the fun! REGISTRATION OPENS WEDNESDAY 04/03 AT 4 PM

Sat, May 04, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Deepwoods Apartments Walnut St. & Lake St. in Mundelein.

Sat, May 04, 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Lakeside Village Apartments, 313 Hickory, Mundelein

Sat, May 04, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at 900 Orchard St. in Mundelein

Sat, May 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Learn the basics of chess and play against others. Players of any skill level welcome! Please register for only one of the May sessions. REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY 04/20 AT 4 PM
Registration opens Saturday, April 20 2024 at 4:00pm

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Join us the 2nd Sunday of each month February through November (skipping June and July) for the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion.
Registration is now closed

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Chef Violeta Trujeque, originally from Veracruz, Mexico. She demonstrates how to prepare traditional street tacos from scratch. Samples provided!
This event is full

Mon, May 06, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Mon, May 06, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Join us for an epic video game battle! We provide the game and system; you provide the fun! REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY 04/06 AT 4 PM

Mon, May 06, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
Drop in, sip a refreshing bubble tea, and pamper yourself with a hydrating avocado face mask as you feel stress melt away. DROP IN

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Conference Room
Join us to discuss CATCH 22 by Joseph Heller. For a copy of the book, contact Mary Tompson at mtompson@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 1
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 so you can record that first demo or podcast episode.
Registration opens Monday, April 22 2024 at 7:00pm

Tue, May 07, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Tue, May 07, 9:00am - 10:00am
Off-Site
Clear your mind and lower the effects of stress on your life. Tai Chi can be done seated or standing.
Register

Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 11:15am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Improve your English conversation skills at this informal weekly café for patrons. To register, email Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org with your name, email address, and telephone number.

Tue, May 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Nanea lives on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in the year 1941, just before the U.S. entered World War II. Join us to learn more about Nanea and her story. REGISTRATION OPENS SUNDAY 04/07 AT 4 PM.

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Illinois Libraries Present - Virtual - Zoom
Kal Penn discusses his many lives: writer, producer, former White House staff member, starring actor in "Harold and Kumar," and much more.
Register

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Join us to discuss SOLITO by Javier Zamora. For a copy of the book, contact Becky King at bking@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
Get started with your Android! Learn about button functions, using apps, and personalizing your phone.
This event is full

Canceled
Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
This 30-minute workshop covers scanning photos, 35 mm slides and negatives, and converting them to digital photos.

Wed, May 08, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Wed, May 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Virtual Meeting Room,Meeting Room
This club is temporarily full. To see if any spaces are available, please contact Andrea Larson at alarson@cooklib.org.

Wed, May 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
Meet with Art Noparstak, a certified business mentor from SCORE, to get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, and implementing a marketing strategy.

Wed, May 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop covers scanning photos, 35 mm slides and negatives, and converting them to digital photos.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 24 2024 at 10:00am

Wed, May 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
Meet with Art Noparstak, a certified business mentor from SCORE, to get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, and implementing a marketing strategy.

Wed, May 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
Meet with Art Noparstak, a certified business mentor from SCORE, to get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, and implementing a marketing strategy.

Wed, May 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Brookdale Vernon Hills experts help you create your own fashionable spring bling beaded bracelet. Let?s have fun and bring a sparkle to your day! All materials provided.
This event is full

Wed, May 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops in front of the Stone Apts. at Lambs Farm at 14245 Rockland Rd. in Libertyville.

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Immerse yourself in Greek culture through stories, crafts, and games! REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY 04/08 AT 4 PM

Wed, May 08, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Court of Spruce near the curve by Court of Birch in Vernon Hills.

Wed, May 08, 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile Stop
The Bookmobile will stop in the east parking lot of Pebbleshire Apartments on the corner of Cherry Valley and Lakeside in Vernon Hills.

Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
The bookmobile stops at The Park Butterfield 2200 Butterfield Rd. Mundelein.

Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute demonstration will teach you how to use the Cricut Explore 3 to digitally cut materials for your crafting projects.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 24 2024 at 7:00pm

Thu, May 09, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
The Secretary of State Mobile Unit will be onsite to assist in renewing state identification, driver's licenses, license plate stickers, and REAL IDs. REGISTER.
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Thu, May 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Learn how to make a basic household budget in Excel.

Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to digitize audio cassette tapes into digital mp3 files using our TEAC AD-800 machine.
Registration opens Thursday, April 25 2024 at 7:00pm

Fri, May 10, 9:00am - 10:00am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Experience the numerous physiological and emotional benefits of different styles of meditation during our weekly circle.

Fri, May 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
Learn the basic parts of the sewing machine, how to select materials, and sewing techniques by creating fun and useful projects! Materials provided.
This event is full

Fri, May 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room,Virtual Meeting Room
Join us to discuss TRUE BIZ by Sara Novic. For a copy of the book, contact Amy Becker-Perez at aperez@cooklib.org. DROP IN

Fri, May 10, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Free screenings of popular and acclaimed movies. For movie titles and ratings, call the Library at 847-362-2330, pick up a flyer at the Library, or sign up to receive monthly movie emails.

Fri, May 10, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
A book club just for middle schoolers! Join us for a fun and lively book discussion with awesome books. This is an after-hours program. REGISTRATION OPEN

Sat, May 11, All day
Off-Site
Greet the spring season with a festive flower mobile! We'll provide all the supplies to have some family fun to go! REGISTRATION OPENS THURSDAY 04/11 AT 4 PM

Sat, May 11, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
The Lake County Circuit Clerk's passport acceptance team will process passport applications, including taking photos! First come, first served - no appointments. DROP IN

Sat, May 11, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Deepwoods Apartments Walnut St. & Lake St. in Mundelein.

Sat, May 11, 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Lakeside Village Apartments, 313 Hickory, Mundelein

Sat, May 11, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at 900 Orchard St. in Mundelein

Sat, May 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Learn the basics of chess and play against others. Players of any skill level welcome! Please register for only one of the May sessions. REGISTRATION OPENS SATURDAY 04/27 AT 4 PM
Registration opens Saturday, April 27 2024 at 4:00pm

Mon, May 13, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Mon, May 13, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Drop off your gently used craft supplies during normal operating hours Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16. Then, come back on Saturday, May 18 to choose some free supplies to take home!

Mon, May 13, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
For more information and to register, contact Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org or 847-362-2330 x1139

Rescheduled
Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
New date Monday, May 13, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville
For more information and to register, contact Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org or 847-362-2330 x1139

Mon, May 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Libertyville Civic Center - 135 W Church St, Libertyville, IL 60048
Heartstrings Duo performs varied and energetic reimagining of songs from the Great American Songbook and beyond, with a focus on the works of often-overlooked female composers.

Mon, May 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
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.
Registration opens Monday, April 29 2024 at 7:00pm

Tue, May 14, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Tue, May 14, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Drop off your gently used craft supplies during normal operating hours Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16. Then, come back on Saturday, May 18 to choose some free supplies to take home!

Tue, May 14, 9:00am - 10:00am
Off-Site
Clear your mind and lower the effects of stress on your life. Tai Chi can be done seated or standing.
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Tue, May 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Celebrate and support your toddler's physical growth and development at this program for toddlers and their favorite grown-ups! Register the Child Only. REGISTRATION OPEN SUNDAY 04/14 AT 4 PM

Tue, May 14, 10:00am - 11:15am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
Improve your English conversation skills at this informal weekly café for patrons. To register, email Darek Makowski at dmakowski@cooklib.org with your name, email address, and telephone number.

Canceled
Tue, May 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Clutter can create anxiety and even illness. Join us to explore the emotional and physical aspects of de-cluttering. Gain practical strategies for organizing and maintaining order in your home.

Tue, May 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
One cold wintry day Mole decides to investigate the Wild Wood by himself in search of Mr. Badger. Little does he know what adventures await. REGISTRATION OPENS SUNDAY 04/14 AT 4 PM

Tue, May 14, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to digitize audio cassette tapes into digital mp3 files using our TEAC AD-800 machine.
Registration opens Tuesday, April 30 2024 at 7:00pm

Wed, May 15, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room,The Workshop
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Wed, May 15, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Drop off your gently used craft supplies during normal operating hours Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16. Then, come back on Saturday, May 18 to choose some free supplies to take home!

Wed, May 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Explore hands-on activities with your preschooler through play in a group setting at the Library! Register Child Only. REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY 04/15 AT 4 PM

Wed, May 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops in front of the Stone Apts. at Lambs Farm at 14245 Rockland Rd. in Libertyville.

Wed, May 15, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Court of Spruce near the curve by Court of Birch in Vernon Hills.

Wed, May 15, 5:45pm - 6:15pm
Bookmobile Stop
The Bookmobile will stop in the east parking lot of Pebbleshire Apartments on the corner of Cherry Valley and Lakeside in Vernon Hills.

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site
Getting ready to travel? Review popular apps that make traveling a breeze, from finding low-cost fares to unique accommodations.
Register

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
The bookmobile stops at The Park Butterfield 2200 Butterfield Rd. Mundelein.

Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to use Vidbox 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.
Registration opens Wednesday, May 1 2024 at 7:00pm

Thu, May 16, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
FREE English as a Second Language Class held in conjunction with Mundelein High School.

Thu, May 16, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Drop off your gently used craft supplies during normal operating hours Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16. Then, come back on Saturday, May 18 to choose some free supplies to take home!

Thu, May 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 2
This 30-minute workshop shows you how to use Vidbox 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.
Registration opens Thursday, May 2 2024 at 10:00am

Thu, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Join us to read and compare two versions of a common fairy tale told from different perspectives and make a craft to take home! REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY 04/16 AT 4 PM

Thu, May 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Off-Site - offsite
Exploring the US church records of many denominations can reveal your ancestors' vital events, family relationships, overseas birthplaces, and other residences and religious lives!

Thu, May 16, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Digital Studio 1
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 so you can record that first demo or podcast episode.
Registration opens Thursday, May 2 2024 at 7:00pm

Fri, May 17, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Escape outside distractions and study for finals at the Library.

Fri, May 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills
Join other fun kids to talk about fabulous books! REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 17 AT 4 PM.

Sat, May 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Cook Park Library, Libertyville - Meeting Room
Escape outside distractions and study for finals at the Library.

Sat, May 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - The Workshop
Escape outside distractions and study for finals at the Library.

Sat, May 18, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Aspen Drive Library, Vernon Hills - Meeting Room
Swap supplies with other crafty community members and take home a variety of new-to-you material for free, while supplies last. Please bring your own bag. DROP IN

Sat, May 18, 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Deepwoods Apartments Walnut St. & Lake St. in Mundelein.

Sat, May 18, 2:25pm - 3:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at Lakeside Village Apartments, 313 Hickory, Mundelein

Sat, May 18, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile Stop
Bookmobile stops at 900 Orchard St. in Mundelein