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On the Bright Side

I expect that we will all look back on this strange time with bad memories and good ones, as well. We were sad to lock up the Library knowing there are a lot of readers, viewers, gamers and listeners out there who would like to be using those books, DVDs, videogames, and CDs. We know […]

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Letter from the Board President

Board President Addresses Library Closing

As you likely already know, the Niles-Maine District Library is closed, along with all the schools in the state, and many businesses and places of work and worship, in order to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus. I am sure that with the school closings, many of you had hoped to use the Library as […]

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Letter from the Executive Director

Executive Director Addresses COVID-19

To Our Niles-Maine District Library Patrons— We are keeping a close eye on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) news, and of course since we are a Library, we know the most reliable sources of information. Some of these are: The Center for Disease Control www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html The World Health Organization www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 The Illinois Department of Public Health http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus […]

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Oscars 2020 Wrap-Up

In the end, Parasite, the little South Korean film that could, ruled the day.  It took home four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best International Film, and surprise, surprise, Best Director for Bong Joon Ho. Everyone knew it would take home Best International Feature.  And as we inched closer to the night […]

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