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Teen Advisory Board Holiday Happenings

At the December Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Niles teens performed two special service projects for the holidays. Teens created over fifty cards for Hospitalized Kids. Cards for Hospitalized Kids was founded by Jen Rubino when she was a local high school student. From her own experience of combating a connective tissue and bone disorders with […]

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Teen Read Week 2016 Starts Sunday

Teen Read Week is a national teen event created by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association. It began in 1998 and each year the Teen Department of Niles Public Library District celebrates the joy of reading by planning programs to coordinate with the annual theme. At Niles Pubic Library District, […]

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Hit the Highway with Teen Books on CD and Playaways

With one month of  summer vacation left and as  summer school and sport camps finish don’t forget to check out some Teen Books on CD and Playaways to make the miles fly by on your family road trip vacations. The narrator is all important in audio books since their captivating voices give you insights into […]

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Discover the Life of Musicians & Songwriting

Discover the life of musicians and songwriting through two YA fiction novels in the Teen Underground Fiction collection. I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil is a fictionalized account of the songwriting career of Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. This songwriting duo started song writing in their teens in the same office as Carole King […]

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