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Water in the Wonder Ground

Have you ever wondered how ducks stay warm even though they spend most of their time in water? A clue to this question can be found in this well-worn idiom: Fred told Polly to give up and go home. His advice was like water off a duck’s back, and she persisted. Did Fred dampen Polly’s […]

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Adult Services Staff Picks: Favorite Movies of 2017

Both 2016 Films that came out on DVD in 2017 and films made in 2017 qualify. (CC) = Cecilia C., Adult Services Librarian (GU) = Greta U., Adult Services Librarian Abacus: Small Enough to Fail (2016) – Steve James, director – Documentary (CC) – My favorite doc of the year by acclaimed filmmaker James’ known […]

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Announcing: The 2018 Rainbow List

Men’s figure skater Adam Rippon has made history, charmed crowds, and inspired young people at the Olympics this month in Pyeongchang. Making his Olympic debut at the advanced age of 28 — His teammates Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou are both 17 and also made history with their quadruple jumps — Rippon is the first […]

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We’re Holding Our 2nd Annual Teen Job Fair!

On Saturday, February 24, 2018 the Niles-Maine District Library hosts its 2nd Annual Teen Job Fair. Close to 90 teens attended last year, as well as businesses from around the area. This year, some participating businesses include: Target, Panera, Kumon and Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation. The Teen Job Fair targets teens and new adults […]

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