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Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Yes, that’s right.  Music IS literature.  Usually, the Nobel organizers bestow this award to authors known for novels, short stories or poetry.  But, this time, it went to the singer/songwriter “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”  Dylan is the first American to get the honor since novelist Toni Morrison […]

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In Memory of Andrzej Wajda: 1926-2016

Polish film director Andrzej Wajda has received an Honorary Oscar, an Honorary Golden Bear (Berlin International Film Festival), and the Palme d’Or (the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival) for his over 60 year work in the Polish film industry.  Four of his films have been nominated for Best Foreign Film Oscars (The […]

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Teen Read Week 2016 Starts Sunday

Teen Read Week is a national teen event created by the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association. It began in 1998 and each year the Teen Department of Niles Public Library District celebrates the joy of reading by planning programs to coordinate with the annual theme. At Niles Pubic Library District, […]

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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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