Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog


Read & Win!
November 30, 2007, 10:41 am
Filed under: Contests | Tags: , , , ,
Teenreads.com is offering a basket of 12 books + tasty holiday goodies to five lucky winners.  To enter the contest, read a little bit from each book and tell Teenreads which book you’d most like to read from cover to cover.

Teenreads.com basket of cheer

Full contest details are available on the teenreads website.
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Next TAB meeting is Saturday, December 1
November 28, 2007, 2:42 pm
Filed under: Events
The Teen Advisory Board meets this Saturday
at the Niles Public Library
in the Board Room
11:00am – 12:30pm
Join a friendly group of Niles teens to discuss books, movies and games. Snack on pizza while you plan programs and work on special projects.


John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
November 23, 2007, 9:52 am
Filed under: Contests

Describe how an elected official demonstrated political courage in a 1000-word essay for a chance to win up to $5,000 and a trip to the awards ceremony in Boston.  The deadline for this annual essay contest for high school students is January 12, 2008.

Learn more about the contest at the official website:
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage poster



Tell us what you think!
November 19, 2007, 8:03 am
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Read a good book or seen a good movie recently?
Submit a review online
and enter a monthly drawing!



Coffeehouse Open Mic
November 16, 2007, 7:08 pm
Filed under: Events

Sunday, November 18
2:30-4:00 pm
in the Large Meeting Room

Teens sing a song, recite a poem, crack some jokes, tell a story or show a video. Or, bring your original artwork to display during the event. Don’t forget to bring your friends for support! Everyone is welcome to enjoy the free entertainment and refreshments.

Open Mic



Congratulations to …
November 16, 2007, 9:13 am
Filed under: Check this out

Sherman Alexie! His autobiographical novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian has just won a National Book Award. Read more about this award at the Seattle Times.

Sherman Alexie



Teen YouTube Club
November 12, 2007, 9:44 pm
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Create a video review of your favorite book, movie, or album!

Tuesday, November 13
in the Board Room
7:00-8:00 pm




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