Our research library is open to residents and non-residents researching their family histories, their vintage home or local community events.
Our collection contains books, documents, pictures, slides, probate records, newspapers, and census records pertaining to our Villages and their earlier residents, businesses and historic sites.
Research Library Hours: Wednesday, 2pm-4pm or by appointment.
The research library is available during closed season.
The Librarian and Librarian Docents are available for assistance or will do the research for you at a rate of $20.00 per hour.
Please call 847-428-6996. Leave your name, phone number and the date you called. We will get back to you to arrange your visit.
For further information, phone 847-428-6996
The display of our collections changes each season to give residents the best opportunity to be introduced to different facets of our local heritage in an ongoing manner. One of our permanent exhibits features Allan Pinkerton.
Our collection contains books, documents, pictures, slides, probate records, newspapers, and census records.
We have source material from local writers: Irma Dupre, Vi Rouley, Fred Holmes, a complete microfilm record of the Dundee Hawkeye newspaper from 1890 to 1916, an extensive collection of Illinois Iron and Bolt ledger books, information and books on Allan Pinkerton, local genealogies and much more.