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Take A Chance On Me: Blind Date…With A Book

Do you seek a strong female for thrills and romance? Is travel with a mysterious man more up your alley? How about zombies and demons? Or angelic warriors? Okay, so maybe those last two don’t seem like great dates, but what if those dates are with books? All February long, the Niles Library invites you […]

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Printz 2014 Winning Teen Fiction

This morning the American Library Association announced the top 2013 books, video and audiobooks for children and young adults. Teen librarians focus on the Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults. After the awards are announced each year there are standard responses of joy, surprise, member committee cheerleading and puzzlement both on […]

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5 Reasons to Follow Us on Instagram

A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Instagram is a free and fun way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures and 15 second video clips. Snap a photo or record a video with your mobile device, then choose filters to transform them into a memory to keep around forever. […]

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The cover image for this 2009 boo was shot by Jaems Karales during the 1963 march from Selma to Montgomery.

Read Up on Civil Rights

During the past few years we’ve seen a boom in books on the Civil Rights Movement. Here are just a few of our recent favorites (plus one DVD). Click on the link to place a hold on the title. Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales (2013) by James Karales Photojournalist James […]

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