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Design Your Own Baseball T-shirt

Have you ever wanted to design your own t-shirt? You can, using the Niles-Maine District Library’s Creative Studio’s Silhouette Cameo cutters and heat transfer vinyl (Vinyl available for purchase at the library). Want a lesson in this craft? Join us on Tuesday, May 8 at 6pm as we celebrate the Chicago rivalry between the White […]

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Super Hero Puppets Pop Up Here

Puppeteer Mark Nichols mesmerized a crowd of 32 on Wednesday, July 29 with his puppet-making event. Kids turned lunch bags and coloring sheets into “talking” superheroes. Batman and Thor were pretty popular, although so was Sonic the Hedgehog. (He’s a superhero? Who knew?) Mark’s company, The Puppet Place, holds arts and puppetry workshops far and […]

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Crewel World: Cozies Ain’t For Sissies

There are those that say certain kinds of mystery books are cozy. I think they categorize cozies, by having amateur sleuths, lovely little towns, and having folks getting murdered “off stage”. So what happens when you have a series that has a little Minnesota town, the main character owns a needlework/craft shop, solves mysteries on […]

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