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5 Reasons to Attend Maker Fest

You might be asking, “What is a maker?”. Makers are people just like you and me. The only difference is makers are thinkers and creatives who use their imaginations. Imaginations bring ideas and ideas can become realities in forms of art and solutions to world problems with the right tools and collaboration with other like-minded […]

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Vietnam Voices

Memories of the Vietnam War are still seared in the minds of Americans who witnessed it firsthand, lost friends or family or from watching and reading forty years of reporting. The PBS  series that started on September 17  is becoming an epiphany of what was really going on in the military and the governing bodies […]

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10 Reasons to Attend Fandom Fest

1. Cosplay Transform yourself for a day and come in as a powerful superhero (or villain), a beautiful sailor scout, or a silly cartoon character! People like wearing costumes; people like people wearing costumes from their favorite shows or movies. You’ll probably be asked to take a picture with a gawker. Think you have what […]

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Summer Teen Fiction Picks

Looking for something to read during these last weeks of summer vacation? The Niles Teen Advisory Board has eight reading recommendations.  At the end of June, seven TAB  members traveled downtown to the American Library Association where they lunched with teen authors and then presented reviews of these 2017 teen titles at a Best Fiction […]

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