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9th annual Bloack Party: Before the football game against Georgetown, the 9th annual celebration of creativity features student art exhibitions, music, dance, interactive (free!) arts activities, and delicious food from local restaurants took place

Winter Block Party at the Library

We know, we know – how can you possibly start thinking about summer festivities when the weather is so cold and dreary right now? But planning ahead for those warm summer months can make this bleak winter fly by faster than you thought possible. If you’ve ever thought about planning a block party in your […]

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Niles Public Library ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Staff members of the Niles Public Library took the icy plunge this past Saturday to honor Dr. Fred Purcell, the uncle of Patron Services clerk Samantha Menard, who has been diagnosed with ALS. They also commemorated the life of Moira Steiner, a Tech Services clerk who succumbed to ALS in 2006. Amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), […]

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Saving the Holidays: KidSpace to the Rescue!

Ah, the holidays. There are any versions of cherishing the holidays as there are families. They may watch (for the 27th time!) Ralphie’s quest for an air rifle in A Christmas Story or George’s redemption in It’s a Wonderful Life.  Never any shortage of baked goods around this time, either. If a tree is involved, out […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Open for business! Today at the Niles Public Library we reopened our Main Entrance, revealing new spaces that I have to run downstairs from my 3rd floor office to see every few hours because it is so darn cool. View photos from our renovation project here! And there’s another first today, we are starting a […]

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Rock Out With Purple Apple!

Rock out with Purple Apple at the Niles Public Library on June 29 at 7:30. Watch Purple Apple live in concert before they perform at the Lollapalooza Music Festival in August. Check out their website: http://purpleapplemusic.com Click here to register: http:// bit/ly/purpleapple 0000

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