American Library Association Youth Media Awards
Every year the American Library Association (ALA) hosts the Youth Media Awards, a ceremony honoring books, videos, and other materials aimed for children and teens. These awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, are given for outstanding original and creative work in the literature. The award ceremony took place […]Read More
Your Library, at Home
Niles-Maine library cardholders rejoice! Since the Library is closed Thursday, December 22 through Monday, December 26, 2022 and Friday, December 30, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023, this is the perfect time to whip out your card and enjoy the Library from the comfort of your own home. Fall Into a Book (an eBook, That […]Read More
Niles-Maine Residents Receive Free Computers
Nearly 100 people received a free computer at the Niles-Maine District Library (or will get one shipped to their home) on Monday, September 26, 2022 thanks to a partnership with PCs for People. The Digital Services Department at the Niles-Maine District Library organized the highly anticipated event to help bridge the digital divide in the […]Read More
Summer Fun with Niles-Maine Library
Who’s ready for summer fun with the Niles-Maine Library? We are! Get ready for fun in the sun at local parks, fun in-door programming at the Library, and prizes to be won by joining Summer Reading. Programs for Kids For all programs, please visit our online newsletter. Summer Reading Join in the fun and win […]Read More
Are You an Area Homeschool Family?
North Shore Homeschool Group is hosting a Science Fair at the Library on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 1-3 p.m. If you are interested in participating, please reach out here. (The Homeschool Science Fair is an outside group reserving the room, and they do not have mask requirements.) All are welcome to walk through and […]Read More
Why Is Fantasy Such a Popular Genre?
The past few years have been very good for fans of fantasy, especially in the YA area. There are more books, movies, and TV shows targeting fantasy fans than ever before. Back in the day, fantasy would be bundled as a subset of science fiction and there were way fewer titles to peruse. Now entire […]Read More
Welcome to the new and improved Niles-Maine District Library website! We’re excited to reveal a website that is more user-friendly, easier to navigate, and organized with you, the patron, in mind. Enhancements include: Your feedback is important to us. If you can’t find what you are looking for or want to share your browsing experience, […]Read More
Niles-Maine District Library Staff Came Together to Participate in Annual Community Thanksgiving Donation
The Niles-Maine District Library staff members gave back to the community with their 10th annual Thanksgiving donation to Niles Family Services on Wednesday, November 17. Staff members donated non-perishable goods and over $400 worth of grocery store gift cards to help Niles area families enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this year. Non-perishable goods including stuffing, bread […]Read More
Niles-Maine District Library Hosts 14th Annual Veterans Celebration
On Friday, November 5, 2021, the Niles-Maine District Library resumed its Annual Veterans Celebration in person and via Zoom after a one-year hiatus due to the Pandemic. Today’s celebration was the 14th. Approximately 40 people attended in person which included 16 local veterans and their guests. The local veterans included participants in the Library of […]Read More
Free Little Pantry Comes to Niles-Maine District Library!
In partnership with Coming Together, Niles-Maine District Library is proud to host a Free Little Pantry for anyone in need of food. Coming Together is a partnership in Niles Township among organizations in Niles, Skokie, Lincolnwood, and Morton Grove. Each year, Coming Together highlights a different topic, with an emphasis on literacy, cross-cultural awareness, and […]Read More