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Getting Comfortable with Technology

Getting Comfortable with Technology

How often do we find ourselves shying away from technology because learning everything we need to know seems too daunting? Whenever I’m trying to pick up something new, I want to be an expert right away. I want to be the best without the journey of stumbling and failing my way through the learning process. […]

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Martian Bunny

3D Printing in the Creative Studio

Ever wanted to see the magical process of 3D printing up close without waiting for hours? Well now you can! Check out our Lulzbot printer in action in this time-lapse video: Hmm, now if only it REALLY printed that fast. Come see what you can create with the Creative Studio! To submit a 3D print […]

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Patrons meet art as Mary Ann Rohn (center-right in black apron) and a teen volunteer (far right) stand ready to help.

Niles Public Library Hosts Family Art Day

On Sat., April 15, the Niles Public Library hosted Family Art Day from 2:00 to 4:00, inviting visitors of all ages to exercise their talents in pre-planned activities with paint, pencils, artist’s paper, clay, tile, toothpicks, die-cut figures, and more. “It was a chance for everyone to explore the artists in themselves,” says Mary Ann […]

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LEGO Day 2016

LEGO Group a Huge Hit

“If you build it, they will come.” (Man, will they ever come!) That, in a nutshell, was the lesson learned from the Jan. 30th LEGO Day!, a 6-hour extravaganza hosted by the Chicago Area LEGO Users Group (ChiLUG) at the Niles Public Library. These diehard LEGO wizards have built everything from a scale model of […]

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