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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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Virtual Battle of the Bands

When: June 1 – July 31 Got a band together? Looking for a gig? Compete in our virtual battle of the bands! Make a video of your band playing any song and post it online. Then, send us a link to your video.  The deadline for entries is 5pm July 31. Attend the video screening […]

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Read for a Lifetime

High school students throughout Illinois can earn rewards for participating in the Read for a Lifetime program.  How do you participate?  Simple!  Just read any four books from the list over one year.  For more info, contact a librarian. 0000

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Summer Volunteers!

There are lots of opportunities for teens to earn service hours plus have a fun volunteer experience this summer! Summer Reading Volunteers Teens entering grades 7-12 in the fall are invited to volunteer in Youth Services this summer! Attend one orientation session later this month (May 27 or May 29) to volunteer for the Summer […]

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