Niles Public Library Teen Scene Blog


Read for a Lifetime

High school students throughout Illinois can earn rewards for participating in the Read for a Lifetime program.  How do you participate?  Simple!  Just read any four books from the list over one year.  For more info, contact a librarian.



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



Baskets for a Good Cause!

The teachers of local District 63 want YOU to join them for their 30th Annual Charity Basketball Game!

Who: Gemini Teachers vs. Elementary Teachers
When: FRIDAY, March 6 (doors open at 5:30pm)
Where: Gemini Gold Gym

Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door.
All proceeds will go to Children’s Memorial Cancer Research Hospital in memory of Kelly Russotto.

Please contact ANY District 63 school for tickets.
Don’t miss out on refreshments and the dazzling half-time show!



Love Exploring the Past?
February 19, 2009, 3:34 pm
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Publisher ABC-CLIO is hosting a new history research competition, History Uncovered.  Teams of 2-6 high school students can compete for cash prizes for them and their school.  From the History Uncovered website:

Select the top 10 people, events, or places that have shaped the course of history.

Choose from the following options:

  1. U.S. History

  2. U.S. Government and Civics

  3. Ancient World History (through late Middle Ages, A.D. 1500)

  4. Modern World History (A.D. 1500 through present)

  5. Geography

    Prizes for the High School Competition will be awarded in each of the five categories.

    Prizes include digital whiteboards, monetary grants, ABC-CLIO online database product subscriptions for schools, and cash awards for student winners. All Team Entries have an opportunity to be included in the History Uncovered Hall of Fame, and are also eligible for monthly drawings for school site prizes!



MLK Day Gaming
January 16, 2009, 1:23 pm
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Monday, Jan. 19 is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday!  To honor King’s legacy, why not join in a national day of service?  Visit: http://www.mlkday.gov/ to learn more.

To serve local students, the Niles Public Library will also provide Open Gaming!

Monday, Jan 19, 2:30-5:00pm
Play Guitar Hero and other games on our big screens, and learn how you can get involved at the library!

We hope to see you there!




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