Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog

Gaming Tournaments – Guitar Hero and Halo!
February 23, 2009, 10:55 am
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Glenview Public Library is hosting a Guitar Hero tournament on March 11.  Register by March 1 to play!


Niles Public Library is hosting our first ever Halo 3 tournament on March 14.  Get the details here, and download the registration form.  See you there!

Love Exploring the Past?
February 19, 2009, 3:34 pm
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Publisher ABC-CLIO is hosting a new history research competition, History Uncovered.  Teams of 2-6 high school students can compete for cash prizes for them and their school.  From the History Uncovered website:

Select the top 10 people, events, or places that have shaped the course of history.

Choose from the following options:

  1. U.S. History

  2. U.S. Government and Civics

  3. Ancient World History (through late Middle Ages, A.D. 1500)

  4. Modern World History (A.D. 1500 through present)

  5. Geography

    Prizes for the High School Competition will be awarded in each of the five categories.

    Prizes include digital whiteboards, monetary grants, ABC-CLIO online database product subscriptions for schools, and cash awards for student winners. All Team Entries have an opportunity to be included in the History Uncovered Hall of Fame, and are also eligible for monthly drawings for school site prizes!

Manga Discussion

Share & discuss your favorite manga, comics, and graphic novels about friendship and love!  Don’t have a favorite?  Then try one from our list!  Munchies for all, and a free manga or comic for our lucky raffle winner.

When: 3:00pm Saturday, Feb. 21
Where: Board Room

Presidents’ Day Gaming + Meet Abe Lincoln (or a reasonable facsimile)
February 9, 2009, 5:50 pm
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When: Monday, Feb. 16
Meet Abe at 1:00pm
Play Guitar Hero at 3:00pm
Where: Large Meeting Room

Abe Lincoln = Guitar Hero

Abe Lincoln = Guitar Hero?

Victorian Valentine Tea
February 5, 2009, 9:25 pm
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Are you a fan of Libba Bray’s Gemma Doyle trilogy?  Or just a crafty teen who enjoys a hot cup of tea?  Join us for an afternoon tea party.  Make Victorian-inspired Valentines Day crafts and nosh on tea and biscuits.

When: 2:00pm, Saturday Feb. 7
Where: Board Room


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