The Library building is open. Click here for the latest updates.
1. Does the Library offer a pick-up service?
Yes, click here for more information about No-Contact Holds Pick-Up.
2. Can I return library materials?
Yes, the indoor and outdoor automated returns are now open.
3. Can I use a computer?
Yes, computer access on the Lower Level is available for up to 2 hours per day. No appointment necessary. Priority to Niles-Maine cardholders.
Join us for a virtual program! Watch many past programs here.
Tablet & Hotspot Kits
Do you know any senior residents who need Internet access? Niles-Maine cardholders may check out a tablet (iPad or Samsung) and a hotspot for 3 weeks. Call 847-663-6606 to reserve one or for more information.
Contact the Board of Trustees
- April 20
When the Oscar nominations were announced, my biggest takeaways were the diversity of the nominations. Two females were nominated for Best Director, with Chloé Zhao being the first woman of color nominated as director. So, now we’re up to only seven females ever nominated for director. Progress, but not much. Concerning progress, or lack of it, what about Regina King for her mar...
- March 10
Looking to get your craft on? Look no further than the Silhouette Cameo! The software and machine help you create your own designs, using images, different fonts, shapes, and your imagination! The Cameo machine cuts a wide range of materials like fabric and adhesive or heat transfer vinyl. With super, easy to use cut settings and a touchscreen on the mac...
- February 26
Unlike my eating habits, I’m not a picky reader. I love all genres, storylines, and interesting settings. While I do read in mass quantity, I’m always looking for that quality story that sticks with me long after the final sentence. I’ve read some truly amazing books in the last year, but one of...