Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog


Free Comic Book Day!

Saturday May 1 is Free Comic Book Day! (Learn more, here).  Visit the library between 12:00 and 1:30 to receive a free comic book.  Members of our teen advisory board will hand out the comic books to library visitors.

When: Saturday, May 1 @ noon
Where: 6960 Oakton St. Niles, IL

Psst, did you know that reading comics may actually be … gulp … good for you?  Reading With Pictures is a non-profit organization dedicated to harnessing the power of comics for good.



Big Read & Earth Day Events
April 19, 2010, 11:54 am
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April 22 is Earth Day!  Celebrate this Saturday by making treasure from trash.  Turn candy wrappers and pop tabs into chains that can be made into keychains, bracelets, even belts!

When: 2:00-4:00pm
Where: Board Room, 6960 Oakton St. Niles, IL

During April and May we’re also celebrating the classic novel The Maltese Falcon through our Big Read Program.  Pick up a free copy of the book or download the audio dramatization and attend one of our discussions! How does this book compare to crime fiction in books, TV and movies today?

Audio Discussion Monday, April 19
7:00-8:00pm in the Board Room

Book Discussion Saturday, April 24
12:30-1:30pm in the Board Room



Celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week Display Case photograph by Anetta S.

To help us celebrate, please fill out our web survey.

Don’t forget to submit your poems to our poetry contest by April 18!  Get all the contest details here.



2010 Teen Choice Awards

The votes have been counted for our 3rd annual Teen Choice Awards!  Thank you to everyone who voted!  We received 101 total ballots.  Here are the top vote-getters in each category.

Favorite Song:

1. “Baby” by Justin Bieber
2. “Imma Be” by Black Eyed Peas
3. “Bedrock” by Lil Wayne
3. “Break Your Heart” by Taio Cruz

Favorite Music Video:


1. “Baby” by Justin Bieber
2. “Telephone” by Lady Gaga
2. “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift
4. “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga
5. “Fifteen” by Taylor Swift

Favorite TV Show:

1. Family Guy
2. iCarly
2. SpongeBob SquarePants
2. The Simpsons

Favorite Movie:

1. Alice in Wonderland
2. New Moon
3. Avatar
3. 2012
5. Twilight

Favorite Video Game:

1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
2. Mario Kart
3. Kingdom Hearts
3. Mario Party
3. NBA 2K10

Favorite Music Artist:

1. Lady Gaga
2. Taylor Swift
2. Justin Bieber
4. Black Eyed Peas
4. Lil Wayne




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