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Niles Block Party Rocks the Village

Well, Niles did it again: for the second time in as many years, the village threw a heavily attended end-of-summer “Block Party.” The date, August 26, was a bright, clear Saturday, and the parking lot and athletic fields (Culver School’s) behind the Seniors and Fitness Centers quickly filled with families having fun. The Library partnered […]

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Young Artists Workshop Features Embossed Metal

Twenty-six young people recently sat down with instructor Terri Murphy at the Niles-Maine District Library to do some serious art. The children were shown how to emboss designs in pieces of aluminum using styluses, then accentuate each design by rubbing in ink to give it a more vivid, textured look. The final step consisted of […]

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Patron Artwork on Display at Niles Public Library

Located on the third floor of the Niles Public Library (next to the Periodicals area), the Franklin Gallery is where you will find patron-created works from Family Art Day displayed until May 14. The event, hosted by KidSpace, took place on April 15. Children and adults who created artworks had the option of taking them […]

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Niles Public Library Celebrates Día de los Niños

Since 1925, Día de los Niños (“the Day of the Child”) has been celebrated in Mexico on April 30. This day pays homage to children and tries to raise awareness of what they need to grow, learn, and reach their potential. Aside from love, food, medical care, water, and oxygen, is there anything children need […]

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