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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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Winter Reading Club

Hey Niles teens, sign up for our winter reading club online! Read any 8 books by January 31 and enter them in your online log to be eligible for prizes – including a shiny new Sony Reader. Got questions?  Call us at 847-663-6613 for answers (or use the meebo chat widget on the left). 0000

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Could You Survive a Zombie Attack?

Join us on Sunday for a fun introduction to parkour, or the art of overcoming obstacles.  Hungry zombies are used as motivation to get you started on the road to functional fitness.  The guys at www.zombiefit.org have this to say: “What if you woke up tomorrow to find your city overridden with zombies, would you […]

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Short Story Contest: Second Place Winner

I hope everyone has had a chance to read and enjoy the first place winner of our recent short story contest! Our second place winner is Caroline Moy with “When Diamonds Become Ice Cubes.”  Her story is published here.  Although all the two winning stories began with the same first two sentences, they go in […]

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Short Story Contest Winners

Teen Advisory Board members have chosen the winners of the library’s first summer short story contest.  Competitors all began their stories with the following passage: As I planted my tan, scorched feet towards the front of the glass-like ocean, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. I stood under the starry night as thunder rolled […]

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Make Waves this summer by reading!

Our Summer Reading Club begins Monday, June 7.  Register at the Fiction (lower level) or Reference  (2nd level) desks. It’s really simple: just for tell us what you read over the summer by filling out a reading log.  You can read whatever you want. Get prizes when you sign up and turn in a log. […]

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