Victory Gardening in Containers

One of the best programs to watch on PBS was The Victory Garden. Roger Swain was the host and he offered great tips on gardening while Marian Morash would cook up an amazing recipe with the produce that was picked that day. Victory Gardens have a long history beginning in 1917 during WWI when food […]

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Library COVID-19 Update

A Message from the Executive Director We hear from many of our residents that they are anxious to be able to use their library again. Here is our plan for gradually restoring services. It is very similar to our surrounding libraries—we are all taking things slowly to prevent the library from becoming a place where […]

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Reflections on The Last Dance

Last Sunday the 10-part ESPN series focusing on the Chicago Bulls’ 97-98 championship run ended and what an ending it was! For the last five Sunday nights, millions of people around the world tuned in to witness the greatness of Michael Jordan, and the greatness of Chicago. For those of us from Chicago and the […]

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Library Board Approves Tax Abatement

In order to help ease the financial burden caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Niles-Maine District Library Board of Trustees, at a special board meeting on May 11, 2020, voted to approve an abatement of the 2019-2020 Library tax levy in the amount of $1 million, or 14.3% of the levy. This decision will reduce […]

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