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First-Ever Niles Block Party a Big Success

The morning of September 10 was wet and windy, but resolute teen volunteers and staff members gathered nevertheless in the Library’s east-facing parking lot off Oakton. Why? In the belief that the weather would clear and that a splendid, first-ever Niles Block Party would take place. It did! And by the time the 11:00-to-3:00 event […]

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How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy As You Age

“How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy as You Age” was the topic that was covered in today’s Senior Coffee Hour. This presentation was given by a retired dentist on behalf of Illumident, Inc., which is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating baby boomers about maintaining oral health. The presenter indicated that oral health directly affects […]

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Your Vote, Your Voice

What if you could change the world in only 2 minutes? Today, maybe you can. Today is National Voter Registration Day. Register to vote online via the secure Nonprofit VOTE site, and you can also sign up for reminders about upcoming elections. Registering only takes about 2 minutes, and it gives you a voice within […]

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In Memory of Curtis Hanson: 1945-2016

Starting out in Hollywood as a writer, Curtis Hanson had some minor successes with his screenplays and eventually with the movies he directed.  But, it wasn’t until 1992’s sleeper hit, The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, that he became a director with his pick of projects.  In 1997, he picked a life changing project with […]

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