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Scarlet Redd and the Case of the Missing Colors

Join us Saturday for Project Playbill, an original play written for all ages & performed by local teens!  A magical coloring book is stolen from the museum, causing all  colors to disappear.  Detective Scarlett Redd & her assistant Pinky Periwinkle are on the case.  Can you spot the culprit before they do? When: 11:00 am […]

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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

This one was slow starting for me. But, once I got into the “Kitteridge” groove, it was a ride I thoroughly enjoyed. I think one of the off-putting things for me was that Olive is not the most likable character. Actually, she can be quite a B$*&%& at times. But, she does have her soft […]

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What’s on Your Plate?

Yesterday, the library and Chipotle hosted a screening of the documentary film What’s On Your Plate?.  In the film, two friends investigate where the food they eat comes from. The answers aren’t always appetizing.  There are still places where you can find good, fresh food, such as local farmers markets. Local Area Farmers’ Markets: Downtown […]

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Look For Us in the Niles July 4th Parade!

Planning to watch Niles’ 4th of July parade this Sunday?  Keep an eye out for the Niles Public Library. Be on the look out for our book van, decorated book carts, and maybe even a librarian or two on rollerblades .  Want to march or bike in the parade with us? Give us a call […]

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Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle

This one is set in Provence, Paris, and NYC and it’s a light comic caper about a stolen Cezanne. The comedy is mostly subtle and I would say it is more of a FUN read than a truly outrageously comical read, but the dialogue and the situations the characters find themselves in provide enough humor […]

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Good Things I Wish You by A. Manette Ansay

In her seventh novel, Ms. Ansay turns to historical fiction. This novel is a story within a story concerning a young mother and college professor who is writing a book about the pianist Clara and the composer Robert Schumann and Clara Schumann’s relationship with the composer Johannes Brahms. Like Clara Schumann, novelist Jeanette is a […]

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