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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Welcome!

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Library Board of Trustees Appoint New Executive Director

After an Executive Session at the Niles-Maine District Library Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the Board of Trustees appointed Assistant Library Director Cyndi Rademacher to the Executive Director position effective immediately. “The Board made the right choice appointing Ms. Rademacher to the Executive Director position,” said Board President Carolyn Drblik. “She has […]

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“Library President for a Day” Contest Winner Announced

After reading through around 50 entries, a committee consisting of Board Secretary Diane Olsen, Executive Director Susan Dove Lempke, Youth Services Librarian Mikey Orzechowski, Head of Public Relations and Marketing Sasha Vasilic, and Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator Robin Komie unanimously chose Nelson School 5th Grader Prisha Modi as the second-ever Library President for a […]

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How I Fell Back in Love…with Georgette Heyer

Here at work, we have a Zoom group to discuss varied book genres, and last month the topic was Historical Fiction – my favorite! I was determined to combine the history with romance and to choose a story that held its own in the discussion. And, I read on my tablet so the title had […]

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