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Cinema Sweeties: What to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day and some of us don’t have fancy pants plans of big dinners downtown or roses sprinkled across the bed. I know I’ll be spending today cuddled up on a couch with my boyfriend while we stuff our faces with Lou Malnati’s pizza and binge cheesy romance movies all night. And honestly, […]

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Who Cares About The GRAMMY’S?

Situated the week before the Super Bowl and about a month before the Oscars, the GRAMMY’S imagines itself to be “Music’s Biggest Night,” but who cares about The GRAMMY’S? When was the last time you were invited to a GRAMMY’S viewing party or hosted one for that matter? Growing up, the music award shows I […]

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TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 3: Detective novelist Sue Grafton poses with her 23rd book "W" at a coffee shop in the Toronto Reference Library, October 3, 2013.        (Chris So/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Remembering Sue Grafton

When crime fiction author Sue Grafton recently passed away after a two-year battle with cancer, many other authors were sad and expressed their feelings of the loss to the publishing world.  Grafton created her character Kinsey Millhone thirty-five years ago when she published her first mystery, A is for Alibi. Kinsey was a smart woman who […]

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2017 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) 4 Little Girls […]

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