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 the scenes and directly with patrons for a total of 121 hours. This was a first job experience for both of them. Librarian Debbie Graham said, “ I do believe these two wonderful young women really benefited from the experience.”
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Also coming up quickly is the Wrapped Wire! Don’t forget to register. You do not want to be left out on
this unique program working with wire. This program is for girls and guys…so don’t be shy…just come on out! ***Click the picture and discover where it leads!
When: August 1, 2013
Then DO NOT miss out on Totally Tangled, a program that involves creating tangle designs to draw beautiful, unique and just really cool drawings!
Come not only to enjoy expressing those hidden creative abilities, but also to be taught by the creative Christine Thornton. *** Click the picture and discover where it leads!
When: July 30, 2013
Welcome to Adequate High School in Adequate, Oregon. The school motto is “Keep it adequate!” and the school cheer is “OKAAAY!” The drama club tries to stage a production of the muscial Mint Green Tap Shoes, and in the words of Playbill writer and cast member Robbie, they face a lot of challenges. Gabrielle says, “Come for the laughs and good memories. “This play is a lot about accepting people for who they are!” says Rohini.
Click here to register for our premier (and only) performance. Don’t miss out!
When: Saturday, July 20 @ 11 am
Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 Oakton St.
Like to build things and solve puzzles? Join us for Drinking Straw Construction and try your hand at designing and building bridges, towers, sculptures and wind turbines from plastic drinking straws. Experiment with different building techniques and test your creations with weights and wind. Submit your favorite to display in our gallery, but all of your structures are yours to keep!
When: Thursday, July 11 @ 3pm
Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St.
Top off your red, white and blue Fourth of July fashions with some original nail art. Our very own staff artist, Colleen, will demonstrate fresh nail styles and help you decorate your own nails in patriotic colors.
When: Tuesday, July 2 @ 3:00pm
Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St
Playbill of 2013 has been in pre-production for approximately several days now! Basically, if you don’t know what Playbill is, it is a magical show of creative chaos…well, I say chaos pertaining to this year…but Playbill is a play put on by teens your age! And as I was saying before about the creative chaos… this year a large group of teens have written a script of a musical in high school that goes all wrong—thus, I called Playbill for this year a creative chaos.
“I am sitting here, getting a behind the scenes look of the 2013 Playbill. The script writing process is in, well, progress, and I can hear the teens’ heads ticking with much thinking.But enough about what I have say—
There are a few people that have some spectacular words to sputter out at you—-to inspire you to join and/or watch the playbill show of 2013!”
Robbie: “Kids in school trying to put on a show but face LOTS of challenges. Funny, realistic comedy for high schoolers!”
Gabrielle: “I love playbill…I come for the laughs and good memories. This is one of the highlights of my summer! I wish I had started sooner.”
Rohini: “I joined last year because a friend told me to, and I came back because I wanted to. It is fun and progress is picking up speed. This play is a lot about accepting people for who they are!”
Go here to find out how to register for Playbill
Click here to look at the Playbill Calander
Ps. This is Musical High School NOT High school Musical
The kickoff to summer reading of 2013 has finally begun!
What do you have to do for the Summer Reading in order to build your future:
Read or listen to 4 books. Log them online; then visit the Niles Library to pick up one of four collectible buttons and a pair of ear buds.
Teens can also pick up a log at any service desk at the Niles Library and log their reads by hand.
You’ll also be entered in our weekly and end-of-the-summer prize drawings. Weekly prizes include gift cards. The grand prize is an iPad Mini. Yes, an iPad Mini….don’t miss out!
*Only Niles cardholders are eligible to win the iPad Mini.
Thinking how to sign up? Just go to… http://www.nileslibrary.org/evanced/sr/homepage.asp?ProgramID=56 and sign away.
Reading is more then reading some words on paper made from a tree. Reading is to be inspired and entering a world where the impossible becomes possible.
Create a world with endless possibilities….Read: Build Your Future during the 2013 Summer Reading.
Summer is almost upon us, and that can only mean one thing — vacation? Yes, okay, it means two things — getting a job? Oh, okay. Three th– catching up on sleep … forgot about that one. Okay, so summer means a lot of things, but the thing I was thinking of is:
You’ve probably gotten a list or letter from your school already, telling you what to read. But maybe you’ve lost it, or maybe you just don’t know where to find the books. We’ve got your back with our:
Summer Reading Listravaganza
Click on your school name to find your summer reading titles in our catalog. Don’t see your school? All the copies checked out? No sweat, just contact us and we’ll help you locate a copy of the title (or titles) you need.
Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Maine East High School
Niles West High School