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.

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DIY: Wild Tees
June 19, 2009, 1:21 pm
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651.x600.seek.Generation-T-Wednesday June 24
3:00-5:00pm
Large Meeting Room

Transform your boring, old shirts into unique fashions with tie-dye paint and simple cutting & sewing techniques. Bring a shirt that you’d like to customize or grab one of ours to experiment with. Is your shirt too big, too small, or just too plain? There’s a project to make it work for you!

Tips:
Cotton shirts will work best with tie-dye.
Summerize sweaters with scissors!



Shushless Study Hall
April 29, 2009, 11:22 am
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Homework & Tests Getting You Down?  Get a Leg Up at the Library!  Stretch out with your books & friends at our conference table, or jump on one of our brand new computers. Talk all you want, even play music – you won’t have to be quiet here.

Free WiFi!
Free Printing!
New Computers!
Tasty Refreshments!
Fresh advice from Friendly Librarians!
Helpful Databases!
Books, books, books!
NO Shushing!

Monday May 4
4:00pm-9:00pm in the Board Room



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



Hair 101
January 24, 2009, 3:21 pm
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Join teachers and students from the Niles School of Cosmetology for a free hairstyling workshop.   Learn how to keep your hair healthy and looking great, and go home with a braid, twist, or up-do.

When: 2:00-4:00pm Saturday, Jan. 31
Where: in the library’s large meeting room



Comics Discussion – Free Comics!
October 15, 2008, 11:16 am
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When: Saturday, 3:00pm
Where: Board Room, 6960 W. Oakton St.

Bring a favorite comic, manga, or graphic novel to discuss, and you could win a free comic!  Our topic this month is “monsters.”  What qualifies as a monster?  Vampires, zombies, serial killers … You tell us!

Don’t have a favorite?  Pick one from our list!



Vote and Get Free Stuff!
October 11, 2008, 4:46 pm
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We’re giving away free stuff this week!  Stop by the reference desk and vote for the top ten teen books to get glow-in-the-dark vampire fangs.  Pick the next president and get a cool button.  Then, enter a raffle for a chance to win our vampire kite.

When: October 12-18
Where: Reference Desk




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