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National Novel Writing Month

November is National Novel Writing Month!  Last year, more than people 119,000 people registered at www.nanowrimo.org/  and attempted to write a 50,000 word novel between Nov. 1-30.  More than 21,000 people completed their novel!  NaNoWriMo is all about writing as much as you can, for fun.  No editing (you can edit in December)! Celebrate at the library […]

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Fright Night!

Ready to hear some spooky stories?  Come in costume and share a scary tale of your own … if you dare! When: 7:00pm Thursday, Oct. 29 Where: large meeting room, 6960 W. Oakton St. Niles, IL Repulsive refreshments and putrefying prizes, too. 0000

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Life As We Knew It with Susan Beth Pfeffer

Author Susan Beth Pfeffer will visit us here in Niles on Sunday, Oct. 18!  She’s flying in from New York to be here, and we’re super excited to meet her and hear her speak.  Maybe you’re more familiar with her books than her name.  Her most recent books are Life As We Knew It and […]

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Banned Books Week

Celebrate your freedom to read this week!  Visit the official Banned Books Week website and the ALA website to learn more about banned & challenged books. Check out the map to see where books have been challegned and banned during the past couple of years. Do you know of a book challenge that hasn’t been […]

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Last Minute Summer Reading?

If you’re like me and tend to leave assignments to the very end, then you may have some last minute summer reading to do!  Be sure to check out our high school summer reading lists. If you don’t see  the title you need on the list, then try searching our catalog. Also, if you’re in […]

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Teens, Vote for Top Ten Books!

Check out the 25 nominated titles here, then vote for your 3 favorites.  Who will the ultimate winner be?  Will it be Hunger Games? Could it be Breaking Dawn? About the Teens’ Top Ten Teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school […]

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