Featured Services

Schools and Community PDF Print

Units of local government that serve our community:


Village of Buffalo Grove
Official homepage of the village which includes an index of the minutes of the Planning Commission , Zoning Board and Village Board going as far back as 1990.



Long Grove

Vernon Hills
The village’s official homepage, complete with links to the local cable station, Metra station, golf courses, and the arbortheater. The village newsletter is now online as well.

Vernon Township
Gives a history of the township as well as links to its recreation programs and highway department services


School Districts

Kildeer Countryside School District #96
Provides links to the individual school and to curriculum sites of interest by subject, in addition to information on the district’s two community computer labs and job openings in the district.

  • Willow Grove Kindergarten
  • Country Meadows Elementary
  • Ivy Hall Elementary
  • Kildeer Countyside Elementary
  • Prairie Elementary
  • Twin Groves Middle School
  • Woodlawn Middle School

Aptakisic-Tripp School District #102
Links to the individual schools as well as their calendars. Includes a pictorial scrapbook of district events.

  • Pritchett Elementary
  • Tripp  Elementary
  • Aptakisic Junior High
  • Meridian Middle School

Lincolnshire-Prairie School District #103
Includes information on the Board of Education, individual schools and their administrations, and district boundaries including a map.

  • Laura Sprague EC-2
  • Half Day 3-4
  • Daniel Wright 5-8

District #125 (Stevenson High School)
Includes a daily bulletin, ACT and SAT test dates, a staff directory and information about PREP, District 125’s educational and recreational program for adults.

Diamond Lake School District 76 

Hawthorn School District 73 - Vernon Hills

Vernon Hills High School

St. Mary's School - Buffalo Grove

Torah Academy of Buffalo Grove


Chicago and Cook County

Chicago Transit Authority
Order tickets for public transportation via the Internet with no shipping charges, view maps and schedules, or purchase Chicago gift items through the CTA’s online store.

Chicago Public Library
Includes a map of all the libraries in the system, links to digital collections of photographs and Internet subject guides including “Cybrarians favorite fun spots.”

Cook County
Includes statistics and demographic information about the county.


Lake County and Northern Illinois

Illinois Department of Transportation
List updates on road conditions and construction information.

Lake County
Provides links to county services as well as to all the communities in the county. Also includes a Lake County Sheriff’s department’s listing of registered child sex offenders by municipality.

Lake County Forest Preserves
Includes trail maps, hours, nature characteristics, activities and history for each preserve.

Metra Rail Service
The homepage of northeastern Illinois’ commuter rail system includes a travel guide to Chicago attractions and well as schedule information and limited online ticket ordering.

RAILS - Reaching Across Illinois Library System
Links 1,500 academic, public, school, and special libraries in northern and western Illinois.

Pace Suburban Bus Service
Provides route and schedule information, as well as details of Pace’s special programs such as the Van Incentive Program (VIP) and the Dial-A-Ride program for the elderly or disabled Pace users.


Contact Information

Ask a Librarian
Vernon Area Public Library District
300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Telephone 847-634-3650
Fax 847-634-8449


Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9:00AM-9:00PM
Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM
View the complete list of holiday and other closings in 2017.


RocketTheme Joomla Templates