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Super Hero Puppets Pop Up Here

Puppeteer Mark Nichols mesmerized a crowd of 32 on Wednesday, July 29 with his puppet-making event. Kids turned lunch bags and coloring sheets into “talking” superheroes. Batman and Thor were pretty popular, although so was Sonic the Hedgehog. (He’s a superhero? Who knew?) Mark’s company, The Puppet Place, holds arts and puppetry workshops far and […]

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Butterflies at the Niles Library!

The Niles Public Library has delivered two healthy, bedazzled Monarch butterflies as of Monday, July 20 – one that day and another the day before. It happened in KidSpace, where a rectangular glass enclosure allowed patrons to observe these little critters evolving from munching caterpillars to beautiful butterflies. It is worth noting that this opportunity […]

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Tech-Programs

Let’s Get Technical

With today’s modern technology, the world seems to be moving faster than the speed of light. Whether you feel like you were left in the dust of 1995 or just want to brush up on your Internet and computer skills, we’ve got plenty of technology-themed programs for adults going on this summer. (more…)

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The Taste of the Library

This weekend is the Taste of Chicago, where people can sample dozens of Chicago dishes from restaurants all around the city. If you love the city of Chicago and you love Chicago-style food even more, check out a few of our picks here to discover some of the secret recipes to why Chicago food tastes […]

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