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Caldwell Woods Poetree

6350 W Devon, Chicago. The Niles Public Library presents some of the best tree poems written by many different poets. Read your favorites, or write your own poem about trees and read it at their open mike. Activities for younger children will also be available. This event is part of Cook County’s Largest Tree Hug. Check http://fpdcc.com/100events/ for shuttle bus info.

Event Date: 
Sep

Smash Box Weekend: Grand Opening of The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground (Day 2)

Get an exclusive sneak peek at our new spaces The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground on Saturday and Sunday! To celebrate the opening of Wonder Ground, join us in the Large Meeting Room at 2pm for "Getting Excited About Science" featuring scientist Steve Belliveau.

Take an "Ah-Ha" Tour of The Creative Studio A & B on the Lower Level from 2-4pm and Wonder Ground in KidSpace from 3-4pm. Become inspired or discovery something new!

Event Date: 
Sep

Smash Box Weekend: Grand Opening of The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground (Day 1)

Get an exclusive sneak peek at our new spaces The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground on Saturday and Sunday!

[Large Meeting Room – 11am-4pm]
Teens and adults can watch a live demo of a 3D printer as well as how to use a GoPro camera. Also, make a small project using a laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and sewing machines. Using our portable green screen, get your photo taken with our famous Summer Reading Club mascot Glummy around the world.

Event Date: 
Sep

Special Sunday

An inclusive experience outside of typical library hours especially for children with special needs and their families. Explore our Wonder Ground or simply enjoy a laid back environment before the library opens for the day. For an invitation, please contact KidSpace at 847-663-8823

Event Date: 
Oct

March with the Niles Public Library in the Village of Niles 4th of July Parade

Every marcher who registers by Wednesday, June 17 gets a free t-shirt! Bring your wagon, trike or bike! Children must be accompanied by a grownup (who also gets a t-shirt). Meet at the Notre Dame High School parking lot between 8:15-8:45am.

Please provide an email address or phone number so we can contact you about the size t-shirt you would like. T-shirt orders will be placed June 17.

Event Date: 
Jul

Travel Savvy with Cynthia Clampitt

Travel broadens one’s horizons, but it brings with it risks, costs, hassles, health issues, and other considerations. Learn travel tricks, products, guidelines, and resources from veteran international traveler, author, and photographer Cynthia Clampitt. Sprinkled with tales of adventures from Paris to Mongolia, “Travel Savvy” offers ways to save money, cut risks, reduce hassles, and enjoy the road.

Event Date: 
Jun

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