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Now Available with Niles Library Card: Rosetta Stone

The Niles Public Library is now offering free access to Rosetta Stone, a leading provider of online services designed to help people master a new language. Rosetta Stone offers the proven immersion method that more than 22,000 schools have trusted for over the last 20+ years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions […]

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Download Free Digital Magazines

Read digital copies of your favorite magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet on our new service Flipster. Use your Niles Public Library card to access current and back issues of over 40 popular titles such as: US Weekly, Food Network Magazine, Rolling Stone, O, The Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, and Seventeen. Flipster Features: […]

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Book Review: Respect Yourself by Robert Gordon

You may not know Stax Records by name, but you will recognize many of the artists and hit records the record company released in the 1950’s through the 1970’s. Stax Records came to be known as the “Memphis Sound” with artist that include Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. and the MG’s, […]

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Book Review: The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

“What kind of a woman would actually let her husband be blasted into space on a rocket?” This was the question all the reporters asked when the Mercury 7 astronauts were announced on April 9, 1959 at a press conference at the Dolley Madison House in Washington DC. The Astronauts Wives Club: A True Story […]

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Ring in the New Year with Free eBooks!

Did you know you can check out free ebooks with your Niles library card? According to a study released by the Pew Research Center in June of 2012, 58% of library card holders do not know if their library lends eBooks. The Niles Public Library has two ebook services: The 3M Cloud Library and Overdrive’s […]

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New Database-Biography In Context

Biography in Context is database new to the Niles Public Library that contains 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals.  Many reference resources you already know such as Contemporary Authors, Almanac of Famous People,  Dictionary of American Biography, Encyclopaedia Judaica, Governments of the World, and Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History are included in this […]

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