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An exhibitor teaches new crafting skills to a young girl at Maker Fest 2017.

Sneak Peek: 3rd Annual Maker Fest

What is a maker? Makers are people just like you and me—people with ideas and imaginations and favorite hobbies. The only requirement to becoming a maker is to act upon your creativity in order to bring the fruits of your imagination to life! With the right tools and collaboration with other like-minded people, mere ideas […]

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Park Re-dedication, Library Field Day and Family Concert at Dee Park!

Niles-Maine District Library is not only a great library, it runs in good company—with, for example, its partner the Golf Maine Park District. They will combine their talents on Saturday, June 16 at a gala event open to all. What’s the occasion? The newly renovated Dee Park Recreation Center (9229 W. Emerson Street, Des Plaines—the […]

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Hidden Gems of the Library (and How to Utilize Them)

It’s no secret that I’m fairly new to the Niles-Maine District Library staff. I’m lucky that I’ve just started working with my amazing team about three months ago. I’ll admit, I had an old-fashioned idea of what a library could be (long stacks of books, librarians shushing me all the time), and let me tell […]

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