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New Hangout Space!

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Stop by the KidSpace department and see our new middle grades space, Middle Ground.

Programs for Kids/Families


Frozen Sing-Along

Friday, December 19, 5pm


New at the Niles Library

Saturday, December 20, 10am


Winter Storytimes

Year-Round & Drop-In Sessions Available!

Buzz Blog: KidSpace

  • November 25

    Waiting for the Next Hobbit Movie?

    hobbit-movie Are you a fan of the Hobbit movies? Here are some of my favorites that might hold you over until the Battle of the Five Armies is released (Dec. 17, but who’s counting?). These are my picks for live action fantasy/fairy tale/adventure/romance movies that are pure escapism. And don’t forget, you can catch up on the first two movies on the big screen here at the NIle...

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Winter Reading Club


Winter reading fun and prizes for the whole family await!

Stop by the KidSpace desk to pick up your Winter Reading Club punch card.


Free Homework Help

Mon., Jan. 12 & 26, Feb. 2, 9 & 23, 6:30-8pm

Wed., Feb. 18, 4:30-6pm

Sat., Feb. 7, 10:30am-12pm

Enthusiastic teens will be available to help your K-5 students work on their weekly homework assignments.

Questions? Call us at 847-663-6622.


Enjoy afternoon activities at the Library every Monday in the month.

1st Monday: Maker Monday

2nd Monday: Minecraft Monday

3rd Monday: Yoga for Kids

4th Monday: Lego Club



Online picture books that move and talk!

The Tumblebooks collection also includes read-alongs for early readers, puzzles, games, book quizzes, audiobooks for older readers, and a collection of foreign language books.

Try it now!

Check out TumblebooksCloudJunior for books and videos for older kids, too!