Diminutive and audacious, Prince was known for his daring lyrics, androgynous appearance, and musical prowess. Fusing funk, R&B, soul, rock, and pop, it was the 1984 film Purple Rain which was accompanied by the album of the same name that solidified his legendary status, earning an Academy Award for Best Original Song. A 7-time Grammy […]
Speaking to an audience of nearly 80 people, writer Kate Klise enchanted listeners at the annual Battle of the Books Award Ceremony held last month at Niles Public Library District. The author of several very popular book series for young readers, she is perhaps best known for 43 Old Cemetery Road, now up to Book […]
April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. To commemorate this, the Folger Shakespeare Library has many special events and programs throughout this year. On Saturday, April 23rd, the Folger will host The Wonder of Will Live! on C-SPAN2 Book TV from 10:45am to 12pm. This international live streaming event […]
We are happy to announce that we are once again lending mobile hotspots. These new and improved Zing Mobile hotspots can be checked out by a Niles Library cardholders for 3 weeks at a time. To request a hotspot click here or visit the Technology desk on the Lower Level.