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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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Welcome to Bibliocommons!

Say hello to our new online catalog!  The new catalog makes searching for books, movies, and music easier.  Keeping track of what you’ve read, watched and listened to is also easier, with virtual shelves.  Did you love something, or hate something?  You can let others know by rating it.  Add tags, comments, similar titles and more.  […]

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Frame It!

Decorate a dazzling picture frame for Valentine’s Day.  Crafter Linda Williams will lead this crafting workshop. Register now! When: Saturday, February 12 2:00-3:30pm Where: 6960 W. Oakton St Niles, IL Find crafting and DIY resources here, on our website. Also check out etsy more inspiration. 0000

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Bollywood Dancing

Register here for Bollywood Dancing on Jan. 30. Ajanta Chakraborty, founder of the dance company Bollywood Groove, will lead this fun cardioclass for ages 12 and up. Ajanta has a Senior Diploma in Indian classical dance from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, and her passion lies in making the Indian dance styles accessible to all ages. Learn to dance […]

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Books: 2011 Award Winners

YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association, has announced the winners of several annual book awards this week. The Printz Award honors a book that a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. This year’s winner is Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi.  This adventure is set in a not-too-distant future that has been […]

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