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Coming Together Celebrates Polish Culture

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Coming Together brings life to the cultural diversity of Niles Township by celebrating a different culture every year. Supported by institutions throughout Skokie, Niles, Morton Grove and Lincolnwood, which are among the most diverse communities in the country, the local group Coming Together has celebrated the multitude of cultures that call […]

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2018 National Film Registry Additions

Each year, the Library of Congress honors 25 films that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant.  This year’s pool of films is as varied as ever, including historical classics, modern blockbusters and riveting documentaries. Here are the titles the Niles-Maine District Library owns.  For the complete list, click here. (in alphabetical order) Films Selected for the […]

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Academy Awards Changes – Why Should We Care?

Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) voted to change the following: A three-hour Oscars telecast An earlier airdate for 92nd Oscars in February 2020. A new award category Let’s take these one-by-one. A three-hour Oscars telecast?  Fine by me.  This caused minor uproar since how this will be achieved is, according […]

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Library Director Susan Lempke and Business Manager Greg Pritz celebrate NMDL being named one of the nation's Star Libraries.

Niles-Maine District Library Named Star Library 7 Years in a Row

Niles-Maine District Library has once again been named one of the nation’s Star Libraries by the Library Journal, a publication specializing in research and reporting for public libraries. The rating is based on a massive review of data from over 7,000 libraries across the country, of which only 257 were chosen for the coveted title […]

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