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7 Titles to Teach You More About ALS

It was the splash heard ’round the town. Less than a week after partaking in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the Niles Public Library has inspired more people to participate in this worthy cause to raise awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known in the U.S. as Lou Gehrig’s disease. While the high level […]

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The Toddler Paradox: The Terrific/Terrible Twos

As a children’s librarian, I have a front row seat to the greatest show on Earth: toddlerdom. Toddlers are fascinating, brilliant little people whose curiosity drives them to seek new experiences every waking hour of the day. At the same time, they lack practical knowledge, time-sense, and impulse control. This combined with extreme emotional intensity […]

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Summer Reading Rocks Niles Library’s KidSpace!

Once again, the Niles Public Library is asking patrons (especially our youngest ones) to make visiting the Library part of their summer routine. And it’s working! KidSpace patrons are racing the calendar in this, the eighth of nine weeks of the 2014 Summer Reading Program, to read (or be read to) and get prizes, prizes, […]

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