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Talk Like a Pirate Day-Arrr!

Ahoy! September 19th is the official Talk Like a Pirate Day.  If you want to learn how to speak pirate, Mango Languages offers a free Pirate Language Course.  If you like learning Pirate, you may be interested in other languages that Mango offers: Arabic (Levantine) Chinese (Cantonese) Chinese (Mandarin) Croatian Czech Danish Dari Dutch Farsi […]

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Smart Solution$ at the Niles Public Library

Smart Solution$ DisplayStop by our new display (3rd floor) on smart money management.  Find resources to help you take control of and safeguard your money. -Browse personal finance books. -Pick up free brochures on scams, credit and debt, budgeting basics, and savings and investing.-Read the FINRA Investor Education Fact sheets. -Take a Financial Knowledge test […]

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Teen Read Week Art Contest

It’s time for the Niles Public Library’s annual Teen Read Week Art Contest! Your original header art could decorate the library and our blog.  Art may be done in a variety of media – including digital – and must fit the dimensions of the blog header above (700 x 225 pixels).  First place will also […]

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A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller

This debut novel from Chicago Tribune journalist (and Pulitzer Prize winner) Julia Keller is gripping from page one…reeling the reader in with clear depictions of small town life, adolescence, and brutal, senseless violence.  Starting out shortly before a seemingly random shooting, the story introduces us to a mother and daughter who are both at odds […]

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