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Sharpen Your Pencils – It’s NaNoWriMo Time!

To all the aspiring writers out there, November is your month to shine. Beginning November 1st, National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a 30 day-long event where you strive to finish a 50,000 word novel by midnight, November 30th. You can share your work and receive feedback from other writers on the NaNoWriMo website, […]

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Little Authors Are Talking Up A Storm!

There’s nothing I love more than a good story. Luckily, as a KidSpace librarian, I spend a lot of time reading & telling to kids of all ages. This summer, I’ve decided to give preschoolers a chance to sit in the storytime chair in a story dictation program called Little Authors. For decades, preschool teachers […]

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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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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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How Would You Survive?

You’ve been selected for the 74th annual Hunger Games… Describe in 500 words or less how you would survive the Games for a chance to win lunch in New York with author Suzanne Collins. Enter the Contest at Scholastic’s website. 100 runners up will receive a copy of the sequel, Catching Fire. Not familiar with […]

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