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Pick the Winners Contest WINNERS!

The Niles Library’s annual PICK THE WINNERS Oscars contest is over and we have selected our 6 winners: Grand Prize is $30 to Portillo’s/$30 to AMC Theatres Five Runner-up Prizes are $10 to Portillo’s/$10 to AMC Theatres   Grand Prize: Zina K. (all 8 correct) Runner-up: Eunice S. (7 correct) Runner-up: Ed O.  (7 correct) […]

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NationalPoetryMonth

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April showers bring May flowers…and also meter, verse and rhyme. Inaugurated in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month is held each April. The mission of this 30-day campaign is to promote poetry as a living art form, as well as remember our poetic heritage. Much of our oldest surviving literature — […]

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Shoot the Moon!

International Observe the Moon Night takes place Saturday, October 12. Look up and take notice of earth’s nearest celestial neighbor. There’s a lot to see with binoculars, a telescope or even just your naked eye. For even more fun and potential prizes, snap a picture of it and post to Instagram with the hashtag #npldteens […]

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15th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the library’s 15th annual poetry contest! Teen Winners: 1st place: Connie Lay-Ngo 2nd place: Najlah Iqbal 3rd place: Anjana Tomay Honorable Mentions:  Mai Lu and Danielle Brunner Adult Winners: 1st place: Kevin Shyne 2nd place: Jim Koppersteiner The poems are all on display on the 3rd floor of the […]

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14th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winning poets!  The winning poems will be displayed on the 3rd floor throughout the month.  They are also published in free booklet. 1st Place: “This Place” by Surdeep Chauhan 2nd Place: “Lonely Girl” by Grace Park 3rd Place: “If my Words were Golden” by Michael Welch Pick up a copy of our […]

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Enter Our 14th Annual Poetry Contest

Enter our poetry contest by April 17, 2011! Winning poems will be printed in a booklet and displayed at the library. First Prize: $75 certificate   Second Prize: $50 certificate   Third Prize: $25 certificate Contest is open to residents of Chicago and suburbs. To enter you must be between 10 and 18 years old as of […]

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