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American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Announced!

The anticipation is over and we’re so excited to announce the winners of the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards! Every year, the ALA honors authors and creators of various media outlets for children and teens. These awards are not only given as a way to celebrate creativity and originality of the creators, they’re also […]

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Patrons meet art as Mary Ann Rohn (center-right in black apron) and a teen volunteer (far right) stand ready to help.

Niles Public Library Hosts Family Art Day

On Sat., April 15, the Niles Public Library hosted Family Art Day from 2:00 to 4:00, inviting visitors of all ages to exercise their talents in pre-planned activities with paint, pencils, artist’s paper, clay, tile, toothpicks, die-cut figures, and more. “It was a chance for everyone to explore the artists in themselves,” says Mary Ann […]

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Mission Accomplished Part 1: The Molting of the Monarch

The caterpillar house in KidSpace is a busy place. Inside, the caterpillars eat, grow, poop, molt, and sleep. They even fight over territory every once in a while. Outside, kids and their grownups observe, discuss, record, draw, and photograph every move these little critters make. (more…) Facebook4Google+0TwitterPinterest0Tumblr0email

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