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This Month In The Wonder Ground: Light and Optics

The Wonder Ground is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) lab located in KidSpace. Kids in grades K-4 can stop by between 4pm and 6pm most Tuesdays and Thursdays to explore new concepts. In December, the activities are focused on Optics. Week 1’s Big Idea: When light hits a surface, it can reflect, […]

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College Planning: An Inside Look

special guest post by Maria Hernandez. I started thinking about college when I entered middle school because I saw education as the means by which I could help my family. As a freshman, I tried to prepare myself for college by enrolling in the honors classes offered by my high school. Even though I knew […]

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Make History This Thanksgiving

Can you tell me a little bit about your childhood? What were you like as a child? Whether traveling to visit distant relatives for a grand feast or hosting them at home with takeout, Thanksgiving is a prime opportunity for multiple generations of families to spend time talking together. Some of that time is sure […]

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Rokus @ Niles Library

Winter is perfect time to snuggle up with a good movie and now at Niles Public Library District you can borrow a Roku streaming devices loaded with a selection of the latest movies and television shows. Want to binge watch the latest season of House of Cards or Aziz Ansari‚Äôs hit show Master of None? […]

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