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Latest & Greatest 2015

Looking for a great book to give a child or teen? KidSpace and Teen Underground librarians put together a list of our favorites from 2015. If you want the whole 20-page booklet, you will have to visit us in person, but here are a few of the highlights. We also hold at least one copy […]

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Why is Fantasy Such a Popular Genre?

The past few years have been very good for fans of fantasy, especially in the YA area. There are more books, movies, and TV shows targeting fantasy fans than ever before. Back in the day, fantasy would be bundled as a subset of science fiction and there were way fewer titles to peruse. Now entire […]

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Banned Books Week September 27- October 3

Banned Books Week 2015 (September 27 to October 3) is highlighting books written for teens. The national book community will highlight books that have faced restrictions in public schools and libraries. Teen literature because it realistically confronts serious issues dominates the most challenged lists of literature. During the last weeks of September Niles teens are […]

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17,000 More Titles Now Available

Niles Public Library cardholders have gained access to 17,000 more digital titles through eRead Illinois, a collaborative initiative expanding ebook and audiobook services throughout the state. Downloaded titles can be read on smartphones, tablets, ereaders, Kindle FireĀ and Kindle Fire HD, and computers. Click here to check out eRead Illinois. Every year, the Niles Library continues […]

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