It’s no secret that I’m fairly new to the Niles-Maine District Library staff. I’m lucky that I’ve just started working with my amazing team about three months ago. I’ll admit, I had an old-fashioned idea of what a library could be (long stacks of books, librarians shushing me all the time), and let me tell […]
Author Archive | Robin K.
Every year, the American Library Association’s Feminist Task Force (part of the Social Responsibilities Round Table) unveils their picks for the Amelia Bloomer Project. The booklist, named for 19th century newspaper editor and suffragist, Amelia Bloomer, features books about girls and women that push the idea of traditional gender roles and stereotypes. These books also […]
I want to start off by saying that baseball isn’t my thing. Growing up, I was an “indoors” kid and didn’t really bother myself with sports at all. The only thing I really know about Chicago baseball is that we are a divided city and our blood either runs blue and red or black and […]
On Saturday, February 24, 2018 the Niles-Maine District Library hosts its 2nd Annual Teen Job Fair. Close to 90 teens attended last year, as well as businesses from around the area. This year, some participating businesses include: Target, Panera, Kumon and Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation. The Teen Job Fair targets teens and new adults […]