Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog


National Novel Writing Month

nanowrimoNovember is National Novel Writing Month!  Last year, more than people 119,000 people registered at www.nanowrimo.org/  and attempted to write a 50,000 word novel between Nov. 1-30.  More than 21,000 people completed their novel!  NaNoWriMo is all about writing as much as you can, for fun.  No editing (you can edit in December)!

Celebrate at the library with our kick-off party on Tuesday, November 3.  Meet other writers, get writing tips, and try out some fun writing exercises.

When: 6:30-8:30pm, Tues. Nov. 3
Where: Board Room, 6960 W. Oakton, Niles

Anyone 13 and older can register and participate.  There’s also a Young Writers Program that has made some really cool writing resources available, for free!  Check out the 100% non-lame writers’ workbooks for middle and high school students.



Comics Discussion: Heroes
September 18, 2008, 1:16 pm
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Saturday, September 20
3:00pm in the Board Room

Bring your favorite hero comic (or manga, or graphic novel) to discuss!  What makes a good hero?  Who’s the best superhero?  What about Heroes: will the new season be better than last season?



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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