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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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Second Annual Teen Read Week Art Contest

Celebrate reading with art! Submit your original art and we may display it in the library and on the Teen Scene blog!  First place will also win a $50 gift card.  Art may be done in a variety of mediums, and must fit the dimensions 700 pixels by 225 pixels.  Submit your art at the […]

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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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Teens Chose the Winners!

YALSA’s 2008 Teens’ Top Ten The vote is in.  More than 8,000 teens voted on this year’s winners.  Thanks go out to everyone who voted!  The 2008 Teens’ Top Ten books are: Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney Vampire […]

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Banned Books Week

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Catcher in the Rye, Forever … these are just a few of the books that have been banned in this country over the years.  This week, learn more about why books are banned.  Celebrate free speech by reading a banned book! Visit Banned Books Week on MySpace and Facebook. 0000

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