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Books into Summer Movies

Check out some of these books that have been turned into summer movies.  Which is better, the movie or the book?  Tell us what you think and you could win a gift card! My Sister’s Keeper opened June 26.             I Love You, Beth Cooper opens July 10.       […]

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DIY: Wild Tees

Wednesday June 24 3:00-5:00pm Large Meeting Room Transform your boring, old shirts into unique fashions with tie-dye paint and simple cutting & sewing techniques. Bring a shirt that you’d like to customize or grab one of ours to experiment with. Is your shirt too big, too small, or just too plain? There’s a project to […]

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Read on the Wild Side

Join Summer Reading and earn prizes! Read 4 books (or 3 books and 1 magazine, blog, poem, movie – basically whatever you want) to be entered in our monthly prize drawings for passes to Brunswick bowling, Brookfield Zoo and Navy Pier. Plus, you’ be entered in our grand prize drawing for an Apple ipod. Register by […]

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Be A Book Buddy!

Do you… Like to Read? Like Children? Have Some Free Time This Summer? You Can Be A Book Buddy! Read to children and listen to them read aloud.  Come to the library just once a week for an hour.   Book buddies need to be entering Grade 8 or higher.  Earn Community Service hours! Call Clara […]

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Summer of Service

President Obama is asking young people to help our communties this summer through volunteer service!  Here’s what one Niles teen, Katherine Piekarczyk, has to say about volunteering:      Although some of us find community service a hassle, or just another unwanted commitment, I think community service is the best way to make yourself and your community better. It’s exactly […]

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Fantasy RoadTrip Contest

Guess what? This summer, you could win an 8GB iPod Touch and signed audiobooks from Listening Library. Here’s How: First, pick a character (or characters!) from your favorite fantasy book series. Then imagine: If you could go on a road trip with them, where would you go? What would you do along the way? How would you […]

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