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Enter Our 14th Annual Poetry Contest

Enter our poetry contest by April 17, 2011! Winning poems will be printed in a booklet and displayed at the library. First Prize: $75 certificate   Second Prize: $50 certificate   Third Prize: $25 certificate Contest is open to residents of Chicago and suburbs. To enter you must be between 10 and 18 years old as of […]

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Vote in Our Annual Teen Choice Awards

Now through March 31, teens can vote in our annual choice awards. Visit the Reference or A/V desks to pick up a ballot.  Write in your favorite movie, song, music video, TV show and video game and drop it in the box. Get a small prize when you vote and you’ll also be entered in […]

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Mix & Mash @ Niles Public Library

Celebrate technology with us at the library with Teen Tech Week, running March 6-12. Teen Tech Week kicks off March 6 with All About Game Design. Meet a game designer from Disney Interactive, and challenge him at Guilty Party. When: Sunday, March 6 @ 2:00-4:00pm Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. The week […]

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Presidential Gaming

Abe Lincoln’s birthday is celeberated this weekend.  We’re celebrating at the library with open gaming on Monday, February 21.  Rock Band 3 and other popular Xbox games will be available to play. When: Monday, Feb. 21 1:30-3:30pm Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton St. Niles, IL Learn more about our 16th president here. Or, […]

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Welcome to Bibliocommons!

Say hello to our new online catalog!  The new catalog makes searching for books, movies, and music easier.  Keeping track of what you’ve read, watched and listened to is also easier, with virtual shelves.  Did you love something, or hate something?  You can let others know by rating it.  Add tags, comments, similar titles and more.  […]

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Frame It!

Decorate a dazzling picture frame for Valentine’s Day.  Crafter Linda Williams will lead this crafting workshop. Register now! When: Saturday, February 12 2:00-3:30pm Where: 6960 W. Oakton St Niles, IL Find crafting and DIY resources here, on our website. Also check out etsy more inspiration. 0000

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