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The Great American Read Winner: To Kill A Mockingbird

This week, the winner of PBS’ The Great American Read was chosen.  Out of 100 fiction books voted by readers around the country, Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird was top in the voting.   At the Niles-Maine District Library, patrons have been able to play along with The Great American Read since June.  Niles-Maine […]

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2017 National Film Registry Additions!

Each year, the Library of Congress honors 25 films that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant.  This year’s pool of films is as varied as ever, including historical classics, modern blockbusters and riveting documentaries. Here are the titles the Niles-Maine District Library owns.  For the complete list, click here. (in alphabetical order) 4 Little Girls […]

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2016 National Film Registry Selections

Attention all filmies: the 2016 selection of the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry list was recently announced. From https://www.loc.gov/programs/national-film-preservation-board/about-this-program/ The National Film Registry selects 25 films each year showcasing the range and diversity of American film heritage to increase awareness for its preservation. For more info, https://www.loc.gov/programs/national-film-preservation-board/film-registry/ Here are the 2016 titles, along The […]

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Library of Congress’ National Film Registry 2014 Entries

Each year, the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry selects 25 films “showcasing the range and diversity of American film heritage to increase awareness for its preservation.” Here is a list of the 2014 inductees.  The titles in bold are owned by the Niles Library. 13 Lakes (2004) Bert Williams Lime Kiln Club Field Day […]

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