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Mix & Mash @ Niles Public Library

Celebrate technology with us at the library with Teen Tech Week, running March 6-12. Teen Tech Week kicks off March 6 with All About Game Design. Meet a game designer from Disney Interactive, and challenge him at Guilty Party. When: Sunday, March 6 @ 2:00-4:00pm Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. The week […]

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Presidential Gaming

Abe Lincoln’s birthday is celeberated this weekend.  We’re celebrating at the library with open gaming on Monday, February 21.  Rock Band 3 and other popular Xbox games will be available to play. When: Monday, Feb. 21 1:30-3:30pm Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. Niles, IL Learn more about our 16th president here. Or, […]

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Spring Sports Gaming

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. […]

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Presidents Day

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 […]

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Martin Luther King Delivering "I Have A Dream" in Washington, 1963

MLK Jr. Day

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. Want to learn more about King? Visit the King Center for photos and videos. Listen to King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, as well as several […]

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National Gaming Day: Junkyard Gaming

Ever wanted to create your own board game or card game?  Now’s your chance!  Create your game from a mixture of raw materials and pieces of other games.  You make up the rules and decide how the game can be played and won. When: Sat. Nov. 14 1:00-2:30pm Where: Board Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. […]

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