Reading of finalists' works from the Teen Poetry Contest followed by an awards reception.
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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.
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.
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
Join us for Finding Neverland, the story of Peter Pan writer J.M. Barrie. Arrive at 3pm for the Disney animated movie Peter Pan to make it a Neverland double feature.
Never grow up! Join Peter, Tink, and the rest of the crew for an exciting adventure in Never-Never Land. Stick around, if you wish, for the PG-rated Finding Neverland, the story of Peter Pan writer JM Barrie.