Location & Hours

6960 West Oakton St.
Niles, IL  60714
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Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Library is closed on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the President and Board of Trustees of the Niles Public Library District will hold a public hearing on June 15, 2016, at the hour of 6:55 p.m. in the Library's Board Room, concerning Tentative Ordinance 16-01, a Tentative Ordinance Providing for Budget and Appropriations for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017.

Trustee Vacancy

The Niles Public Library District Board of Trustees is accepting letters of application for a vacant position, which expires in May, 2017. The Board expects to interview applicants in July. Click here for more information.

New Exhibit

You know the North Side, South Side, and West Side, now take a nostalgic look at the Sweeter Side of Chicago!

Stroll down memory lane in this sweet exhibit that chronicles Chicago’s candy crafting legacy.

More (sweet) information here!

Library Events



  • 11:00am to 12:00pm
    Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.

Library Buzz

  • May 27

    REPOST: Creative Studio Volunteers Needed!

    Calling all teens 13 and up who are interested in assisting in The Creative Studio this summer! This is an exciting opportunity for you to explore your creative side by helping with 3D design, vinyl cutting, and laser cutting projects at the Library. Learn how to program Arudinos, engrave a cutting board, and much more. Sign up online for one of the following orientation sess...

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  • May 27

    Trustee Vacancy on Library Board

    Interested in joining the Niles Public Library District Board of Trustees? In April, Niles Public Library District Trustee Danette Matyas resigned from the library board. Since then, the Niles Public Library District Board of Trustees are now accepting letters of application for the open position. The position will be for the remainder of Matyas term, which expires in May 2017. Potential candidates must be citizens of the Niles Public Library District, which includes all of the Village of Niles and most of unincorporated Des Plaines and unincorporated Glenview. ...

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  • May 20

    This Week in the Wonder Ground: Magnet Races

    Big Idea: Magnets can cause a push. We used the repelling force of magnets to race donut magnets. We gave each kid a donut magnet, a refrigerator magnet, and a small rectangle of paper. We spent the first few minutes drawing a picture for our racers on the sheet of paper. IMG_1321 As we drew, we discussed how magnets repel each other when you try ...

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Contact our Trustees

Have a question or comment for our Board of Trustees and Director? Contact them via email here or call them at 847-663-6650.

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