The anticipation is over and we’re so excited to announce the winners of the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards 2020! Every year, the ALA honors authors and creators of various media outlets for children and teens. These awards are not only given as a way to celebrate creativity and originality of the creators, they’re […]
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Nothing screams Halloween like watching a bunch of scary movies with your best ghoulfriends. We’ve compiled a list of frightful flicks from hoopla, a free digital media service that offers thousands of movies, TV shows, and music titles (all free with your Niles-Maine library card), that are sure to get your blood pumping. Most of […]
Achieving success as a business entrepreneur is highly fulfilling, but Alicia Schwartz, co-founder of ChattySnaps®, readily acknowledges she and her partner, Annalee Oakley, could not have done it alone. Schwartz credits the business mentors with SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties Chapter for their guidance and educational support since working with them at the Niles-Maine […]
When I was a teenager, my idea of a romantic gift was a mixtape compiled of all the punk rock love songs I could find. I would spend hours scouring my CD booklets, looking for songs that screamed my feelings for my crush of the moment. Even though I’m older, I still can’t help but […]