Discover "How to Plan a Niles Neighborhood Block Party" this summer while your family plays fun games, enjoys refreshments, and more. Also, meet with community organizations that can help you make your block party a memorable one. All ages welcome.
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Terry Gant of Third Coast Comics will entertain and delight with the history and culture of comics.
Join us for an all ages magical adventure show featuring ventriloquism, puppetry, and storytelling. Space is limited.
Come celebrate National Library Week! Join us for a pizza party sponsored by Home Run Inn as a thank you for your support. Stay for the blockbuster program after the pizza party. While supplies last. Space is limited.
Join us from 2-3 for some special Field Day activities like a 3-legged race, a hula hoop competition, a bean bag toss, and more! Stay from 3-4 for a beach party themed concert by Dave Rudolph!
Preparing to attend college for the first time? Get tips from a panel of college students who have been in your shoes. Parents and siblings are invited to attend a separate panel on what they can expect. Light refreshments!
Come in to create some sweet decorations and transform the library into a Sweet City for our Chicago Candy Exhibit!
This illustrated lecture by Leslie Goddard compliments our "Sweet Home Chicago" candy exhibit. Chicago has played a major role in candy production over the years. Remember Brach's caramels, Snickers, Milky Way Bars, Wrigley Gum, Baby Ruth & Butterfingers? Come to this delicious lecture to find out the history of these tasty treats. For more information about "Sweet Home Chicago," go to: www.nileslibrary.org/candy
Enjoy the sweet sounds of doo-wop from the 50s and pop music from the 60s with your favorite barber-shoppers, The Convertibles. For more information about "Sweet Home Chicago," go to: www.nileslibrary.org/candy