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17 Books To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen

Nowadays it seems like every other book is being turned into a movie. Did you know the Best Picture Oscar-nominated movie, The Wolf of Wall Street is based on a book by Jordan Belfort? Librarians from the Adult Services department at the Niles Public Library put together a list of books to read before they […]

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15 Favorite Winter Reading Books

Ever wonder what books Library staff and patrons are reading and loving? Check out a few of the many books that garnered 5-Star reviews during our Winter Reading Club, which just ended. More than 120 teen and adult participants read and reviewed a total of 627 books including fantasy, horror, realistic fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, essays, […]

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Fighting the Good Fight

You’ve got to hand it to best-selling author James Patterson: he is doing his part to get young people to read. He’d already put $1.5 million into student scholarships and essay competitions, then set aside $1 million to help independent bookstores. Now he is bankrolling the 2-million-hits-per-month website ReadKiddoRead.com, which profiles high-interest books. Asked about […]

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Take A Chance On Me: Blind Date…With A Book

Do you seek a strong female for thrills and romance? Is travel with a mysterious man more up your alley? How about zombies and demons? Or angelic warriors? Okay, so maybe those last two don’t seem like great dates, but what if those dates are with books? All February long, the Niles Library invites you […]

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