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2020 Youth Media Award Winners

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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Coming Together Celebrates Journey to Niles Township

Coming Together is a unique project that began in 2010 to celebrate and embrace the special cultural diversity found in Niles Township. Cultures and topics have shared their history and traditions at the event, including, Asian-Indians, Filipinos, Greeks, Assyrians, Koreans, Chinese, “Voices of Race”, Latinos/Hispanics, Muslim-American, and Polish cultures. Each country presented its culture from […]

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Niles-Maine District Library Wins Top Workplaces Award

Niles-Maine District Library has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor for the first time by The Chicago Tribune. The Library is one of two libraries recognized on the list of 150 companies and organizations in the Chicago region.  “One of the staff members nominated us for the award, and I’m thrilled that the staff […]

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Considering the 2019 Property Tax Levy

Where do we get the money to run this place? A few months ago, in June, the Library’s Board of Trustees passed the budget for the new budget year which began on July 1st. There are all sorts of items considered in the budget including salaries and benefits, books, DVDs, online database subscriptions, day-to-day maintenance […]

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