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National Gaming Day: Junkyard Gaming

Ever wanted to create your own board game or card game?  Now’s your chance!  Create your game from a mixture of raw materials and pieces of other games.  You make up the rules and decide how the game can be played and won. When: Sat. Nov. 14 1:00-2:30pm Where: Board Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. […]

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Open Gaming

School’s out on November 11 for Veteran’s Day! Celebrate with open gaming. When: Wednesday, Nov. 11 2:00-4:00pm Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 Oakton Challenge your friends to Guitar Hero 5, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, and other games on our wii and xbox systems. 0000

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National Novel Writing Month

November is National Novel Writing Month!  Last year, more than people 119,000 people registered at www.nanowrimo.org/  and attempted to write a 50,000 word novel between Nov. 1-30.  More than 21,000 people completed their novel!  NaNoWriMo is all about writing as much as you can, for fun.  No editing (you can edit in December)! Celebrate at the library […]

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Fright Night!

Ready to hear some spooky stories?  Come in costume and share a scary tale of your own … if you dare! When: 7:00pm Thursday, Oct. 29 Where: large meeting room, 6960 W. Oakton St. Niles, IL Repulsive refreshments and putrefying prizes, too. 0000

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Life As We Knew It with Susan Beth Pfeffer

Author Susan Beth Pfeffer will visit us here in Niles on Sunday, Oct. 18!  She’s flying in from New York to be here, and we’re super excited to meet her and hear her speak.  Maybe you’re more familiar with her books than her name.  Her most recent books are Life As We Knew It and […]

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Banned Books Week

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 […]

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