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2:00pm to 3:00pmYou wont believe your eyes! Enjoy amazing feats of rope work called Floreo de Soga, traditionally known as the national sport of Mexico. Watch ...
11:00am to 12:00pmDrop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.
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- February 12
This week’s Big Idea: Sound is vibration. This week we observed sound using our eyes and ears. We explored the connection between sound and vibration. We learned that vibration is a back and forth movement. An object’s rapid back and forth movement vibrates the air around it, and we process that moving air with our ears as sound. Activity: We took out our tuning forks. First, we struck each one to hear the sound each one made. We struck them again, and touched them lightly to feel the vibrations with our fingers. Finally, we filled a bowl with water, struck the tuni...
- February 5
“If you build it, they will come.” (Man, will they ever come!) That, in a nutshell, was the lesson learned from the Jan. 30th LEGO Day!, a 6-hour extravaganza hosted by the Chicago Area LEGO Users Group (ChiLUG) at the Niles Public Library. These diehard LEGO wizards have built everything from a scale model of the Titanic to Star Wars VII villain Kylo Ren’...
- February 5
On Thursdays in February, we will be showing three 2015 nominated films. The titles were formally TBA since we were waiting for the nominations, which came out recently. Here are the titles for the three nominated films the Niles Library will be showing in February. Mad Max: Fury Road Nominated for 10 Oscars, including Best Picture a...