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.

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!

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.

Library Events



  • 7:00pm to 7:45pm
    Families with children ages 2-6 enjoy stories, songs and activities. Come in pj's or not, as you wish!

Electronic Services Downtime

Our library system is moving its servers to a new location in order to provide more reliable service. Electronic services and resources will not be available from Sunday, May 29th 6:00 PM until Tuesday, May 31st 9:00 AM. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Download your long weekend ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, and music from Overdrive, Flipster, and Hoopla in advance!

Library Buzz

  • 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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  • May 16

    This Week’s Recommended Books

    All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani The “golden age” of Hollywood has always been fascinating to many people and in ...

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  • May 13

    This Week in the Wonder Ground: Invisible Touch

    Big Idea: Magnetic forces push or pull even if objects don’t touch the magnet. They can even work through different materials. Activity 1: We tied a piece of string to one end of a paperclip, and taped the other end of the string to the table. Then we pulled the string tight, and held a magnet a half inch above the paperclip. The paperclip was drawn to the magnet, but couldn’t quite reach it because the string held it back. The paperclip appeared to be floating in the air. The moment the magnet got too far from the paperclip, the p...

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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.

Stream & Download

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eRead Illinois Axis 360

Tumblebooks (for kids)

Movies & TV