Main Menu

poetry

15th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the library’s 15th annual poetry contest! Teen Winners: 1st place: Connie Lay-Ngo 2nd place: Najlah Iqbal 3rd place: Anjana Tomay Honorable Mentions:  Mai Lu and Danielle Brunner Adult Winners: 1st place: Kevin Shyne 2nd place: Jim Koppersteiner The poems are all on display on the 3rd floor of the […]

Continue Reading 0
books_dg_logo

Teen Summer Internship @ Niles Public Library

When school’s out for you, the library is a very active place! Thanks to a Young Adult Library Services Association/Dollar General Store grant, we can hire two summer reading interns for 60 hours apiece. We are looking for students going into grade 11 or 12 who love the library, love working with younger kids, have […]

Continue Reading 0
index.php_.jpg

40 Love by Madeleine Wickham

Wickham scores again…this time with a fun, highly biting commentary on the social strata in England.  Not unlike my favorite author Edith Wharton (who wrote about society in early 1900s New York), Wickham here uses her fine writing skills to make sweeping and also pointed gestures about the differences and familiarities between the middle and […]

Continue Reading 1