Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog


Be A Book Buddy!

bookDo you…

Like to Read?
Like Children?
Have Some Free Time This Summer?

You Can Be A Book Buddy!

Read to children and listen to them read aloud.  Come to the library just once a week for an hour.   Book buddies need to be entering Grade 8 or higher.  Earn Community Service hours!

Call Clara at (847) 663-6628 for more information.  The Niles Public Library District provides all materials and training.

Book Buddies are awesome!

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How Would You Survive?
April 22, 2009, 10:13 am
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You’ve been selected for the 74th annual Hunger Games…

Describe in 500 words or less how you would survive the Games for a chance to win lunch in New York with author Suzanne Collins.

Enter the Contest at Scholastic’s website.

100 runners up will receive a copy of the sequel, Catching Fire.

Not familiar with The Hunger Games?  Check it out!



Book Week Teen Choice Awards
April 9, 2009, 5:37 pm
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Vote for your favorite book, author, and illustrator.

Teen Choice



Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Fans of writers Rachel Cohn and David Levithan may want to mark October 3 in their calendars.  That’s when the movie-version  of their popular book Nick & Norah’s Infinte Playlist opens nationwide.  The movie stars Michael Cera (Superbad, Arrested Development) and Kat Dennings (ER, House Bunny).

Check out Nick & Norah‘s website to make and send a playlist of your own to your friends!



Word of Mouth
August 25, 2008, 6:05 pm
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Teenreads.com wants to know what you’re reading!  Fill out their book recommendation form and you could win a copy of Identical  by Ellen Hopkins.



Twilight, Volume 4 – Breaking Dawn
August 5, 2008, 8:38 am
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Now that Breaking Dawn has finally debuted, what do you think?  Have you finished reading it yet?  How long did it take? Is it predictable?  Shocking?  What do you think of the ending?  Did you love it?  Hate it?

If you’ve read it, submit your review at our website for a chance to win free stuff!



On the Catwalk
July 2, 2008, 5:09 pm
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Catwalk cover imageRandom House and Teen Vogue are giving teens a chance to win a trip to New York City and get a behind-the-scenes day at the Teen Vogue office as part of its promotion of Catwalk, a new novel from Deborah Gregory, author of the popular Cheetah GirlsVisit the Teen Vogue Promo website to enter.




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