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Teen Tournament of Books

NILES TEEN TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS 2015 In celebration of Teen Literature Day, Niles teens picked their favorite 2014 teen fiction books and signed up to participate in a Teen Tournament of Books.  During the late spring and early summer, each teen judge read and reviewed two books and then picked their choice to go on […]

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Fandoms Unite Holiday Tree

Joining in the fun of the Holiday Season, fifteen Niles teens decorated the Niles Library Tree for the 5th Annual Festival of Trees in the Center Court of Golf Mill Shopping Center. The theme for the 2014 library tree, Fandoms Unite, was chosen by the Niles Teen Advisory Board. The teens decked the tree with […]

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Teen Read Month at the Niles Library

Each October, Niles teens celebrate the joy of reading for fun. Check out the display case in the Commons area to view the Teen Advisory Board’s vision of “Turning Dreams into Reality.” What catches the eye (besides the cute Halloween Teddy Bear) are local teen author Joelle Charbonneau’s Young Adult novels. Niles Library has the […]

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Teen Book Review: The Hit by Melvin Burgess

The Hit by Melvin Burgess began with a promising concept: a drug called Death that plagues a society in the near future. This drug provides the victim with one week of pure bliss, including anything they could ever ask for in terms of riches, power, intelligence, and romantic partners – however, after the week is […]

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