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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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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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Celebrate Teen Reading With Art

Celebrate reading with art! Your original 2D art could decorate the Library’s new teen space and website. Art may be done in any media, such as paint, pencil, ink, photography and digital. Finalists will be displayed in the library and online.First place will win a $50 gift card. Deadline for submissions is Thurs., Oct. 31 […]

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Teen Choice Awards 2013

37 teens braved the construction to vote in our annual Teen Choice Awards. Their ballots have been counted, and here are the winners in each category. Best Song: Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Best Video Game: Call of Duty Best Movie (tie): [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoUT7q2iTbQ] Hunger Games [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87E6N7ToCxs] Wreck-It Ralph Best TV Show: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Mr1BRB7CLI] Pretty […]

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Enter Our 15th Annual Poetry Contest!

Win prizes! Submit up to 6 of your best poems to our annual contest to celebrate National Poetry Month. To enter you must reside in Northern Illinois and be between 10 and 18 years old as of the deadline: April 21, 2013. Please include your name, age, address, phone number, name of your school and […]

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Check In with our QR Code Scavenger Hunt

Our March-long Scavenger Hunt has begun! Five codes, just like the one pictured here, have been posted around the library. Pick up a scorecard from the Reference or AV desk, and use the codes to answer the five questions it asks you. Don’t have a phone or other device that can scan the codes? Follow […]

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