Teen Read Week Art Contest
Your artwork could decorate the library’s blogs!
Click here for all the details on our annual Teen Read Week Art Contest. Entries will be accepted through October 26, and the winner and finalists will be chosen in November by our teen advisory board. First place wins a $50 gift card.
Questions? Ask a Librarian! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-663-6434.
News for You
Wed., Oct. 17 10-11:30am or 3-4:30pm
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Have fun at the library and learn what the library has for you. Enjoy activities and refreshments for the whole family. Take a guided tour of the library with a certified interpreter from the ELL (English Language Learner) Parent Center in Skokie. Interpreted tours will be offered in Polish, Spanish, Gujrati, Hindi, Urdu, Russian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, and Korean languages.
Sat., September 22, 2012 10am-1:30pm
To be held at the Niles Senior Center located across the street from the library.
The Niles Public Library District, along with six other area libraries, is hosting the Sixth annual Low Vision Fair. Featured speaker, Dr. Stephen M. Conti, Retina Specialist, will talk about macular degeneration and other eye diseases that cause low vision. Glaucoma screening will be available. Vendors selling assistive technology will be present along with social service agencies.
This fair offers practical information for people with low vision. There is no prior registration necessary and no charge for admission. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, please call Dodie in Outreach Services at the Niles Library: 847-663-6648.
Ahoy! September 19th is the official Talk Like a Pirate Day. If you want to learn how to speak pirate, Mango Languages offers a free Pirate Language Course. If you like learning Pirate, you may be interested in other languages that Mango offers:
- Arabic (Levantine)
- Chinese (Cantonese)
- Chinese (Mandarin)
- Farsi (Persian)
- French (Canadian)
- Greek (Ancient)
- Greek (Koine)
- Haitian Creole
- Biblical Hebrew
These courses are available for free with your Niles Public Library card.
Stop by our new display (3rd floor) on smart money management. Find resources to help you take control of and safeguard your money.
-Browse personal finance books.
-Pick up free brochures on scams, credit and debt, budgeting basics, and savings and investing.
-Read the FINRA Investor Education Fact sheets.
-Take a Financial Knowledge test or Identity Theft quiz.
- Search the Smart Solution$ site for links to consumer protection tips and tools.
It’s time for the Niles Public Library’s annual Teen Read Week Art Contest! Your original header art could decorate the library and our blog. Art may be done in a variety of media – including digital – and must fit the dimensions of the blog header above (700 x 225 pixels).
First place will also win a $50 gift card! To enter you must be between ages 12 and 18 as of October 26, 2012. Entries will be judged by the library’s teen advisory board. Submit your art at the A/V or Reference desks, or by email to email@example.com.
Questions? Contact the library at 847-663-6434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New English speakers are invited to join this conversation club to practice speaking English. Meet people from all over the world to share personal stories and discuss current events and other topics chosen by the group. For more information contact Darlene at 847-663-6433.