Posts Tagged: Events
Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 3 for pizza and online videos!
All teens are welcome to watch, share, and discuss videos via youtube, vimeo, and more. Learn how to make your own videos using our equipment, and help us make & post videos to the library’s youtube site.
When: 6:00pm, Tuesday, feb. 3
Where: Board Room
Join teachers and students from the Niles School of Cosmetology for a free hairstyling workshop. Learn how to keep your hair healthy and looking great, and go home with a braid, twist, or up-do.
When: 2:00-4:00pm Saturday, Jan. 31
Where: in the library’s large meeting room
Monday, Jan. 19 is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday! To honor King’s legacy, why not join in a national day of service? Visit: http://www.mlkday.gov/ to learn more.
To serve local students, the Niles Public Library will also provide Open Gaming!
Monday, Jan 19, 2:30-5:00pm
Play Guitar Hero and other games on our big screens, and learn how you can get involved at the library!
We hope to see you there!
Tuesday, December 30!
2:00pm in the large meeting room
Challenge your peers to Guitar Hero III for a chance to win prizes at all levels of difficulty: Easy, Medium, Hard, and Expert.
Dec. 2 6:00-7:30pm
Watch and discuss online videos. Seen the Twilight movie and have something to say about it? Now’s your chance! Create videos for the library’s youtube site. Shoot our Ben Franklin exhibit, or review Twilight.
Saturday, Nov. 22 - Comics Discussion at 3:00 pm in the Board Room
Bring a favorite manga, comic, or graphic novel to discuss, or pick one from our list. This month’s theme is School Daze, so many manga and comics are set at school. Munchies included, and you could win a free comic!
Sunday, Nov. 23 – Science with Ben 1:00-4:00 in the Large Meeting Room
Build a kite and test out other electrical experiments pioneered by Ben Franklin. Got a science fair project to work on? Pick up some of helpful science fair information we’ve compiled for you.
Tuesday, Nov. 4 6:00-7:30pm
Join us at the Niles Public Library District for a special YouTube Election Party. Enjoy pizza & drinks while watching and discussing online campaign videos and live election coverage.
Plus, you’ll get the chance to shoot photos and videos for the library’s YouTube page!
Join us for scary storytelling on Thursday, October 30. Wear a costume and share a spooky tale of your own, if you dare!
Where: Large Meeting Room
YALSA’s 2008 Teens’ Top Ten
The vote is in. More than 8,000 teens voted on this year’s winners. Thanks go out to everyone who voted! The 2008 Teens’ Top Ten books are:
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
Vampire Academy by Rachel Mead
Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray
Extras by Scott Westerfeld
Before I Die by Jenny Downham
Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson