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Kindle Book Club Flying High at Niles Public Library

They come from six different area schools and a mix of grades: 1 seventh, 1 fourth, and 5 fifth graders. And what do they have in common? All together, they are the Niles Public Library’s Kindle Book Club (KBC): kids who have each checked out a library Kindle preloaded with the four books being discussed at summer […]

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Hit the Highway with Teen Books on CD and Playaways

With one month of  summer vacation left and as  summer school and sport camps finish don’t forget to check out some Teen Books on CD and Playaways to make the miles fly by on your family road trip vacations. The narrator is all important in audio books since their captivating voices give you insights into […]

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In Memory of Michael Cimino: 1939-2016

Maverick writer/director Cimino skyrocketed to a Hollywood heavyweight after 1978’s The Deer Hunter became an international critical and commercial success.  After that, he never seemed to achieve the same level of acclaim, though 1980’s Heaven’s Gate did win him some publicity, but unfortunately not the positive kind.  Heaven’s Gate will go down in movie history […]

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