Thanks to a generous grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the Niles Public Library District was able to hire two summer interns to assist with our summer reading program for youth. Over 1,750 children from preschool through 7th grade participated in the program this summer. Our two interns, Jenny Hau and Christina Alexandru worked behind […]
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37 teens braved the construction to vote in our annual Teen Choice Awards. Their ballots have been counted, and here are the winners in each category. Best Song: Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Best Video Game: Call of Duty Best Movie (tie): [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoUT7q2iTbQ] Hunger Games [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87E6N7ToCxs] Wreck-It Ralph Best TV Show: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Mr1BRB7CLI] Pretty […]
The votes are in! 119 teens voted in our annual Teen Choice Awards. Thank you to everyone who voted. Now, here are the results: Favorite Song: It’s a Four-Way Tie! All The Lights by Kanye West Born This Way by Lady Gaga Like A G6 by Far East Movement Speak Now by Taylor Swift Favorite […]
Yesterday, the library and Chipotle hosted a screening of the documentary film What’s On Your Plate?. In the film, two friends investigate where the food they eat comes from. The answers aren’t always appetizing. There are still places where you can find good, fresh food, such as local farmers markets. Local Area Farmers’ Markets: Downtown […]
The second Twilight saga movie, New Moon, debuts in theaters on November 20. Share your thoughts and comments, here! [polldaddy poll=2267773] 0000
Celebrate your freedom to read this week! Visit the official Banned Books Week website and the ALA website to learn more about banned & challenged books. Check out the map to see where books have been challegned and banned during the past couple of years. Do you know of a book challenge that hasn’t been […]