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Young Artists Workshop Features Embossed Metal

Twenty-six young people recently sat down with instructor Terri Murphy at the Niles-Maine District Library to do some serious art. The children were shown how to emboss designs in pieces of aluminum using styluses, then accentuate each design by rubbing in ink to give it a more vivid, textured look. The final step consisted of […]

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Friday Family Concert

Cool Off This Summer with Friday Family Concerts

Summer is the time to be at a beach, lathering up in sunscreen, and eating copious amounts of ice cream. Although we all enjoy the sunshine, sometimes we need to escape from the heat. Why not visit Niles Public Library District (soon-to-be Niles-Maine District Library), an air-conditioned oasis! KidSpace will be hosting one family concert […]

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Summer Reading Kickoff Weekend Wrap-Up

In early June, the Niles Public Library District (soon-to-be Niles-Maine District Library) kicked off this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with family festivities. On Saturday, June 3, the BIG Fun Summer Reading Kickoff attracted nearly 500 people. The major blockbuster were two sold out magic shows by The Great Boodini. The Magician of the Year performed […]

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Patron Artwork on Display at Niles Public Library

Located on the third floor of the Niles Public Library (next to the Periodicals area), the Franklin Gallery is where you will find patron-created works from Family Art Day displayed until May 14. The event, hosted by KidSpace, took place on April 15. Children and adults who created artworks had the option of taking them […]

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