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Library Director Susan Lempke and Business Manager Greg Pritz celebrate NMDL being named one of the nation's Star Libraries.

Niles-Maine District Library Named Star Library 7 Years in a Row

Niles-Maine District Library has once again been named one of the nation’s Star Libraries by the Library Journal, a publication specializing in research and reporting for public libraries. The rating is based on a massive review of data from over 7,000 libraries across the country, of which only 257 were chosen for the coveted title […]

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An exhibitor teaches new crafting skills to a young girl at Maker Fest 2017.

Sneak Peek: 3rd Annual Maker Fest

What is a maker? Makers are people just like you and me—people with ideas and imaginations and favorite hobbies. The only requirement to becoming a maker is to act upon your creativity in order to bring the fruits of your imagination to life! With the right tools and collaboration with other like-minded people, mere ideas […]

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Banned Books Week

5 Ways to Celebrate Banned Books Week

Did you know that every year hundreds of books are challenged across America? Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that reminds the literary community of the importance of speaking out against book banning and supporting our freedom to read. This year Banned Books Week takes place between September 23 and 29. To help […]

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Park Re-dedication, Library Field Day and Family Concert at Dee Park!

Niles-Maine District Library is not only a great library, it runs in good company—with, for example, its partner the Golf Maine Park District. They will combine their talents on Saturday, June 16 at a gala event open to all. What’s the occasion? The newly renovated Dee Park Recreation Center (9229 W. Emerson Street, Des Plaines—the […]

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