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Short Story Contest: Second Place Winner

I hope everyone has had a chance to read and enjoy the first place winner of our recent short story contest! Our second place winner is Caroline Moy with “When Diamonds Become Ice Cubes.”  Her story is published here.  Although all the two winning stories began with the same first two sentences, they go in […]

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Short Story Contest Winners

Teen Advisory Board members have chosen the winners of the library’s first summer short story contest.  Competitors all began their stories with the following passage: As I planted my tan, scorched feet towards the front of the glass-like ocean, I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. I stood under the starry night as thunder rolled […]

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Teen Advisory Board

Come join a friendly group of teens that meet the first Saturday of each month to discuss books and movies, plan programs and work on special projects. All middle, junior high and high school students are welcome. When: Saturday, September 4 @ 12:00pm Where: Board Room, 6960 W. Oakton Niles, IL 0000

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Vote for the Teens’ Top Ten

Voting is open for the annual Teens Top Ten books!  Visit our website to see the list of nominations.  Teens can vote online and also at the library.  Visit the Ref or AV desks to vote and get free candy! Voting will take place now through September 17.  The winners will announced during Teen Read […]

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One Week Left!

Our summer reading club is almost over.  There’s just one week left to turn in your reading logs.  Friday, August 27 will be the last day.  Register and turn in your completed logs by 5:00pm that day to be eligible for prizes! Our grand prize this year is an iPod Touch.  We’re also giving away […]

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Are You Ready for the Hunger Games?

Are you ready for our Hunger Games Challenge on August 11?  Why not train yourself for the trivia portion of the contest by visiting the official Hunger Games Facebook page?  You can also sign up to win free books there! Anxiously awaiting the release of Mockingjay on August 24?  View the trailer here, and the […]

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