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Celebrate Earth Day with Food! Earth Day Dinner 5:30-7pm Monday, April 22 Make and eat personal pizzas using fresh local and organic ingredients. Test out a new app that tells you about what’s in your food, and learn how to judge what foods at the grocery store are better for you and the environment. The menu will […]

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Teen Choice Awards 2013

37 teens braved the construction to vote in our annual Teen Choice Awards. Their ballots have been counted, and here are the winners in each category. Best Song: Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Best Video Game: Call of Duty Best Movie (tie): [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoUT7q2iTbQ] Hunger Games [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87E6N7ToCxs] Wreck-It Ralph Best TV Show: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Mr1BRB7CLI] Pretty […]

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Enter Our 15th Annual Poetry Contest!

Win prizes! Submit up to 6 of your best poems to our annual contest to celebrate National Poetry Month. To enter you must reside in Northern Illinois and be between 10 and 18 years old as of the deadline: April 21, 2013. Please include your name, age, address, phone number, name of your school and […]

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Check In with our QR Code Scavenger Hunt

Our March-long Scavenger Hunt has begun! Five codes, just like the one pictured here, have been posted around the library. Pick up a scorecard from the Reference or AV desk, and use the codes to answer the five questions it asks you. Don’t have a phone or other device that can scan the codes? Follow […]

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Check In @ Niles Public Library

Get ready for a month-long scavenger hunt throughout the library! Pick up a scorecard at one of the public service desks and  then look for codes like this one placed around the building. Follow the links and record what you see to earn library swag and a chance at other prizes. While you’re here, be […]

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Anime & Manga: Best of 2012

The Niles Public Library’s very own Anime & Manga Club have compiled a list of their favorite manga and anime series from the past year. The list includes new volumes and episodes produced in 2012, as well as older titles that were just discovered this past year. How many on the list have you read […]

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