Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog

Teen Read Week Art Contest Winners
November 22, 2010, 11:47 am
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You’ve probably noticed our really cool new blog header above.  It was submitted by our first place artist in this year’s Teen Read Week Art Contest, Christian V!

Our other finalists are:

Kyle J.
Matthew S.
Karyn M.
Mariana K.
Sam P.
Tal V.

Our seven finalists were chosen by members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board.  Their artwork will appear at the top of this blog during the coming year.  Thank you to everyone who submitted entries!

Visit our flickr site to see all seven finalists.

Green Spa Gifts for Teens
November 16, 2010, 4:38 pm
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Green Spa Gifts for Teens

Learn to make luxurious earth-friendly chocolate lip gloss, foot scrubs, facial masks and more for yourself and to give away as holiday gifts. All materials will be provided for 3-5 handmade items.

National Gaming Day

November 13, 2010 is National Gaming Day. Libaries are about much more than books, and National Gaming Day is just one way that we show that.  Libraries who register for National Gaming Day will participate in a variety of ways.  Some will host video game tournaments and others will host board game tournaments.  More than 1,800 libraries around the world will celebrate games this year, just the third year of NGD.

We’re celebrating here in Niles with a Yu-gi-oh! card tournament from 2:00-3:30pm. Bring your own deck to join in the fun and for a chance to win prizes. 

Anyone who wants to try out Wits & Wagers, the game we received for partcipating in National Gaming Day,  is also welcome.  Wits & Wagers is a party trivia game where you don’t need to know the answers to the questions in order to play!

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