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James Bond vs. Action Movies

Pre-opening night (November 5), I watched the 24th official James Bond installment, the fourth with Daniel Craig: Spectre.  I’ve heard everything that it is the best Bond film ever (please!) to it’s the best Daniel Craig Bond film (please!) to it’s OK.  Though, my opinion would fall somewhere between simply OK and making any sort […]

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Latest & Greatest 2015

Looking for a great book to give a child or teen? KidSpace and Teen Underground librarians put together a list of our favorites from 2015. If you want the whole 20-page booklet, you will have to visit us in person, but here are a few of the highlights. We also hold at least one copy […]

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Teen Read Month@NilesLibrary

Teen Read Week is an annual event that is celebrated the entire month of October at Niles Library. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) designated the Get Away theme during Teen Read Week™, October 18 – 24, 2015, to spotlight all the great resources and activities to teens at libraries. This week YALSA announced […]

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In Memory of Maureen O’Hara: 1920-2015

The fiery redhead actress got her start in films in the late 1930s, though the 40s is when she really broke into Hollywood with films like 1947’s iconic holiday film Miracle on 34th Street and 1941’s How Green Was My Valley, directed with John Ford.  O’Hara’s relationship with Ford extended into the 1950s with films […]

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