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Vietnam Voices

Memories of the Vietnam War are still seared in the minds of Americans who witnessed it firsthand, lost friends or family or from watching and reading forty years of reporting. The PBS  series that started on September 17  is becoming an epiphany of what was really going on in the military and the governing bodies […]

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Summer Teen Fiction Picks

Looking for something to read during these last weeks of summer vacation? The Niles Teen Advisory Board has eight reading recommendations.  At the end of June, seven TAB  members traveled downtown to the American Library Association where they lunched with teen authors and then presented reviews of these 2017 teen titles at a Best Fiction […]

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2017 Teen Tournament of Books

The winner of the third annual Niles Teen Tournament of Books is I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka.  From Teen Read Week in October 2017 to Teen Literature Day during National Library Week in April 2017, each teen judge read and reviewed two books and then picked […]

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Exams are coming…

Breathe deeply, grab your study stuff and head to the Niles Library Teen Underground to prep for all those tests. The Niles Library offers five study rooms on the lower level. Reservations are for two hours with your Niles Library Card and the time can be extended for one hour if there is not a […]

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