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April 22 is Earth Day! Celebrate this Saturday by making treasure from trash. Turn candy wrappers and pop tabs into chains that can be made into keychains, bracelets, even belts!
Where: Board Room, 6960 Oakton St. Niles, IL
During April and May we’re also celebrating the classic novel The Maltese Falcon through our Big Read Program. Pick up a free copy of the book or download the audio dramatization and attend one of our discussions! How does this book compare to crime fiction in books, TV and movies today?
Audio Discussion Monday, April 19
7:00-8:00pm in the Board Room
Book Discussion Saturday, April 24
12:30-1:30pm in the Board Room
March Madness & Spring Break are here!
Join us for open sports gaming on Tuesday March 23. Play NCAA 2010 on the Xbox and Sports Resort on the Wii. Up to four people can play each console at a time, so bring your friends!
When: 3:00-5:00pm, Tuesday March 23
Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. Niles
Teen Tech Week Runs from March 7 – March 13 this year.
This past Sunday, we held a workshop on making music videos using free software including audacity, scratch, and animoto.
Here is one of the finished videos. Thanks to Christian and Kunal for sharing their music video with us!
Join us on Saturday, March 13, for a digital photo lab. Create posters, calendars, cubes, and more from your own digital photos or images found on the web.
Teens aged 10-18 are invited to enter our 13th annual poetry contest. Submit up to 6 poems by email, snail mail or in person at the library by April 18.
Gift cards to Barnes & Noble will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and all winning entries will be printed in a booklet to be distributed at the library.
Please include all necessary contact information with each submission, so we know who to credit. Only residents of Illinois are eligible to enter.
Unanswered Questions? Contact librarian Donna Block at (847) 663-6434 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The federal holiday we know as Presidents’ Day is officially intended to celebrate George Washington’s birthday on February 22.
Lincoln’s birthday falls on February 12, and so a dozen states have chosen to celebrate the third Monday of each February as Presidents’ Day, instead.
A few states, including Illinois, also mark Lincoln’s Birthday on February 12. Unfortunately, for most people it doesn’t mean a day off from school or work.
This February 15, join us for gaming and snacks in the large meeting room from 3-5:00pm. We’ll have our Xbox and Wii consoles set up, and will be testing out Karaoke Revolution.
Monday January 18 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. King’s actual birthday is January 15, but the national holiday falls on the third Monday of January each year.