LogoEven though this blog is dedicated to our renovation project, we still wanted to inform you about our 2013 Summer Reading Club, READ: Build Your Future.

It’s fun for the whole family!

Adults and teens, simply log your summer reads online or pick up a log at any public service desk. The more you read, the more chances you have for winning prizes. Grand prize is an iPad Mini! For more information, please click here.

chief-glummyHey kids, we didn’t forget about you!

Glummy, the official Summer Reading Club mascot, is back with his friends. They are on a mission to build the library of your dreams!

Stop by the Youth Services desk and sign up today.

New this year: 10 weekly drawing prizes!

Also, read about our Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival and Food for Fines Drive.

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Thurs., June 13

10:30-Noon

This final workshop in our Smart Solution$ series will provide vital information on how to make smart choices with your money. Participants will learn to recognize how federal deposit insurance protects deposits, how to guard against identity theft, how various types of insurance will help manage risk, and the need to plan for unexpected death or disability.

Registration required.
A light breakfast will be served.
Spin to Win a personal finance book and more!
All ages welcome.

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Summer is almost upon us, and that can only mean one thing — vacation? Yes, okay, it means two things — getting a job? Oh, okay. Three th– catching up on sleep … forgot about that one. Okay, so summer means a lot of things, but the thing I was thinking of is:

Summer Reading

You’ve probably gotten a list or letter from your school already, telling you what to read. But maybe you’ve lost it, or maybe you just don’t know where to find the books. We’ve got your back with our:

Summer Reading Listravaganza

Click on your school name to find your summer reading titles in our catalog. Don’t see your school? All the copies checked out? No sweat, just contact us and we’ll help you locate a copy of the title (or titles) you need.

Gemini Junior High

Loyola Academy
Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Seniors

Maine East High School
Freshmen
Sophomores
Juniors
Seniors

Maine South High School
Choice
Required

Niles North High School

Niles West High School
Freshmen
Sophomores
Juniors
Seniors

Notre Dame College Prep

Resurrection High School

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Do you have flood damage?  Help may be available from Cook County and the Village of Niles.

Information is available at Cook County Assessor’s Office. Look for Guidelines for Appeals for Flood Damaged Homes and Guidelines for Appeals for Catastrophic Events.

Forms available:
PTAX-245 Disaster Area Application for Reassessment

The Village of Niles Flood Control Assistance Plan

Copies of these forms are also available at the Niles Public Library.

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New steel beams will be added to the Lower Level to accommodate the larger collection that will be going to the 2nd Floor.

The work will be taking place through Thursday on the east side of Lower Level and will include some welding.  A temporary wall is up and an exhaust fan will be going.

If you’re looking for a comfortable place to sit and relax, stop by the fireplace room on the 3rd Floor.

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The 2nd floor is officially under construction.

It will be the new home to Fiction, CDs, DVDs and Audiobooks.

New carpeting, desks, comfortable reading chairs and tables, and some additional shelving will be added.

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Materials from the 2nd floor are now located on the 3rd floor. Please ask a staff member for assistance.

Thanks to everyone who came to the Furniture Sale last week. We may have another one in July and December. Check the blog for updates.

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Interested in purchasing a piece of the Niles Public Library?

We’re selling some of our used furniture to the public. Many styles of office chairs, wooden chairs, large tables, desk, shelving units, and more. All priced to sell.

  • Thurs., Apr. 25 from 4-6pm – Niles Library cardholders only
  • Thurs., Apr. 25 from 6-8pm – General Public
  • Fri., Apr. 26 from 10am-2pm – General Public

The sale will take place at the Niles Public Library 2nd Floor, 6960 Oakton St., Niles, IL 60714. All items are cash or credit and carry. All items are sold as is.

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