Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog

Election 2008

Illinois residents who will turn 18 by (or on) November 4 of this year is eligible to register to vote!  Register at the Niles Public Library by October 7.

Don’t know who to vote for?  Research the candidates with some help from these websites:

FactCheck: – Campaigning politicians make a lot of claims.  How do you know what to believe?  This website cuts through the B.S. to get to the truth.

MyDebates: – MySpace page compares Obama and McCain’s positions on the issues.  Take a survey to see how your own opinions match up, and look at a map that compiles people’s choices.

FiveThirtyEight: – Who’s leading in the latest polls? Who would win the presidential election if it were held today?  Two guys collect the latest poll data to produce colorful maps that answers these questions.  Ads for both major candidates appear on this site.

YouChoose: – Where do the candidates stand on the issues?  View video clips that provide some insight.

MySpace Our Planet
April 14, 2008, 11:21 am
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Earth Day is coming soon – April 22!

To learn ways you can help the earth, visit:

Twilight Movie Websites & Blogs
April 2, 2008, 8:57 am
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Can’t wait for the Twilight movie?  Check these sites for photos, news, and cast updates!

The Twilight movie has an official website.  Go there for the latest trailers and release dates.

If you have questions for the Twilight stars you can submit them now!  This MTV site has a lot of info

Check the Twilight MySpace page, too.  Be sure to check out all the pictures from the movie set.

Finally, go here and enter the password (how many Cullens are there?) to see some photos from the set.

Kristen Stewart as Bella

Teen YouTube Club
January 4, 2008, 4:01 pm
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Tuesday, January 8
7:00 -8:00 pm
Niles Public Library, Board Room  
Meet face-to-face, eat pizza, watch, & discuss videos.  Learn how to make videos of your own & get help with myspace, etc!

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