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What I Saw Last Summer: Teen Edition

Niles teens voted for the best summer 2014 movie! During the month of September, 117 teens picked which summer movie was their favorite. Teens voted for their best pick with small movie poster ballots that were affixed to a wall in the Teen Underground. Out of a field of eighteen picks, there were four top […]

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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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Thanks For Another Successful Summer Internship Program!

Thanks to a generous grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the Niles Public Library District was able to hire two summer interns to assist with our summer reading program for youth. Over 1,750 children from preschool through 7th grade participated in the program this summer. Our two interns, Jenny Hau and Christina Alexandru worked behind […]

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Wrapped Wire

Also coming up quickly is the Wrapped Wire! Don’t forget to register. You do not want to be left out on this unique program working with wire. This program is for girls and guys…so don’t be shy…just come on out!  ***Click the picture and discover where it leads! When: August 1, 2013 0000

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Totally Tangled

Do you want to get totally creative and artistic? Then DO NOT miss out on Totally Tangled, a program that involves creating tangle designs to draw  beautiful, unique and just really cool drawings! Come not only to enjoy expressing those hidden creative abilities, but also to be taught by the creative Christine Thornton.  *** Click […]

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