Location & Hours

6960 West Oakton St.
Niles, IL  60714
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Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Library is closed on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the President and Board of Trustees of the Niles Public Library District will hold a public hearing on June 15, 2016, at the hour of 6:55 p.m. in the Library's Board Room, concerning Tentative Ordinance 16-01, a Tentative Ordinance Providing for Budget and Appropriations for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017.

New Exhibit

You know the North Side, South Side, and West Side, now take a nostalgic look at the Sweeter Side of Chicago!

Stroll down memory lane in this sweet exhibit that chronicles Chicago’s candy crafting legacy.

More (sweet) information here!

Library Events



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Library Buzz

  • May 6

    This Week in the Wonder Ground: Meet the Magnets

    Big Ideas: Magnets cause a push or a pull. They pull on some objects and not others. Activity 1: This week we set up a magnet buffet, and gave kids a chance to explore what happens to magnetic objects when they are placed near a magnet. We discovered many interesting things about magnets. For instance, we found that some magnets pulled much harder on magnetic objects than others. We also found that we could make one strong magnet dance without touching it if we waved a second strong magnet over it. Activity 2: We made a big pile of magnetic an...

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  • April 29

    This Week in the Wonder Ground:

    Big Idea: The way to change how something moves is to give it a push or a pull. Activity: We challenged kids to use a variety of materials to move toy cars across different surfaces. They used string and rubber bands to pull cars along the floor. They used straws to blow on their cars, which pushed them along the smooth surface of the table. And they use sticks to give a great big push across the room. Big Idea: Collisions cause pushes that may change the motion of all the colliding objects. ...

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  • April 22

    In Memory of Prince: 1958-2016

    Diminutive and audacious, Prince was known for his daring lyrics, androgynous appearance, and musical prowess. Fusing funk, R&B, soul, rock, and pop, it was the 1984 film Purple Rain which was accompanied by the album of the same name that so...

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