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Summer Reading 2012

Niles Public Library District’s annual summer reading club begins June 4! Register and read 4 books by August 31 to be eligible for great prizes like reusable cold cups, restaurant gift cards, and an iPod Touch. Read any books you want, including the titles that are required by your schools.  Already forgot what book you’re […]

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15th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the library’s 15th annual poetry contest! Teen Winners: 1st place: Connie Lay-Ngo 2nd place: Najlah Iqbal 3rd place: Anjana Tomay Honorable Mentions:  Mai Lu and Danielle Brunner Adult Winners: 1st place: Kevin Shyne 2nd place: Jim Koppersteiner The poems are all on display on the 3rd floor of the […]

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Teen Summer Internship @ Niles Public Library

When school’s out for you, the library is a very active place! Thanks to a Young Adult Library Services Association/Dollar General Store grant, we can hire two summer reading interns for 60 hours apiece. We are looking for students going into grade 11 or 12 who love the library, love working with younger kids, have […]

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Teen Choice Award Results

79 local teens voted in our annual Teen Choice Awards!  Without any further adieu, here are the winners, determined by a straight count of your votes. Song [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiEEJds8JFE] 1. Glad You Came by The Wanted 2. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri 2. Set Fire to the Rain by Adele 2. The Motto by Drake […]

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Can’t Get Enough of the Hunger Games?

Can’t get enough of the Hunger Games? Re-read the entire series, or read it for the first time.  Check out one of our Sony Readers, which contain the Hunger Games trilogy plus 20 other great books! Click here to get more details on our Sony Readers. Visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of […]

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Get Help with College Planning!

Thinking about college?  Struggling to decide on a major or save for tuition?  These two upcoming programs are designed to help! College Planning Workshop When: March 13, 7-8:30pm Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton, Niles Get help picking a college that will give the best financial aid package, learn what steps to take to […]

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