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This Month in the Wonder Ground: Light

Have you ever played shadow tag on a sunny day? Or watched a lightning storm while cuddled up with a friend or pet? Or perhaps you keep a flashlight hidden under the covers so you can read past your bedtime. All of these activities are fun ways to explore and study light from a scientific […]

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In Memory of John Hurt: 1940-2017

The multi-talented actor of film and television was best known to American audiences for his iconic scene in Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien as well as David Lynch’s The Elephant Man (1980), where he was nominated for playing the title role.  But, more recently, Hurt became known to a new generation with his role in […]

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Lego Day 2017 a Big Hit at Niles Public Library

Lego Day a Big Hit at Niles Public Library On Jan. 21 the Chicago Lego Users Group (ChiLUG) paid the library an all-day (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) visit, armed with dozens of demonstration Lego-building projects to dazzle visitors. Quite an eclectic mix, these Lego maestros: adults, kids, and in-between. One grown-up was especially fond […]

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