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Love Stinks/All You Need Is Love: A (Fill In the Blank) Mixtape

Whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day may depend on your current relationship status; or perhaps on how much you enjoy shopping for (cards/candy/flowers/jewelry), securing (dinner/hotel) reservations and/or (concert/theater/movie/opera) tickets and complying with whatever other demands upon your (time/energy/wallet) that your significant other may make. Love can be (complicated/difficult/messy/maddening), so it makes sense that a […]

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Take A Chance On Me: Blind Date…With A Book

Do you seek a strong female for thrills and romance? Is travel with a mysterious man more up your alley? How about zombies and demons? Or angelic warriors? Okay, so maybe those last two don’t seem like great dates, but what if those dates are with books? All February long, the Niles Library invites you […]

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The cover image for this 2009 boo was shot by Jaems Karales during the 1963 march from Selma to Montgomery.

Read Up on Civil Rights

During the past few years we’ve seen a boom in books on the Civil Rights Movement. Here are just a few of our recent favorites (plus one DVD). Click on the link to place a hold on the title. Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales (2013) by James Karales Photojournalist James […]

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Shoot the Moon!

International Observe the Moon Night takes place Saturday, October 12. Look up and take notice of earth’s nearest celestial neighbor. There’s a lot to see with binoculars, a telescope or even just your naked eye. For even more fun and potential prizes, snap a picture of it and post to Instagram with the hashtag #npldteens […]

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Celebrate Teen Reading With Art

Celebrate reading with art! Your original 2D art could decorate the Library’s new teen space and website. Art may be done in any media, such as paint, pencil, ink, photography and digital. Finalists will be displayed in the library and online.First place will win a $50 gift card. Deadline for submissions is Thurs., Oct. 31 […]

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