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Location & Hours

6960 West Oakton St.
Niles, IL  60714
847-663-1234
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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

Read & Win!

Winter Reading Club starts Dec. 1 through Jan. 31. Read books for a chance to win prizes! Click here for more information.

Building Communities

CMAP is developing the Maine-Northfield Unincorporated Area Plan. The project is designed to create a community plan in the unincorporated areas of: Glenview, Niles, Des Plaines, Park Ridge, and Morton Grove. Despite having approximately 36,000 residents, the area has never been the focus of a true comprehensive plan. View the Plan Here.

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Library Events

Dec
07

  • 1:30pm to 2:30pm
    Kids ages 4--Kindergarten are invited to a series of one-hour storytimes that include stories, songs, creative dramatics, and other fun activities. (...

Dec
07

  • 5:30pm to 8:00pm
    Teams from local schools compete to answer the most questions correctly about titles on the Battle of the Books list.

Library Buzz

  • December 5

    Teen Advisory Board Holiday Happenings

    At the December Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Niles teens performed two special service projects for the holidays. Teens created over fifty cards for Hospitalized Kids. Cards for Hospitalized Kids was founded by Jen Rubino when she was a local high school student. From her own experience of combating a connective tissue and bone disorders with long hospital stays, she decided to give a touch of ...

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  • November 18

    This Week in the Wonder Ground: Positive and Negative Space

    Big Idea: Space can be defined, created, and manipulated in a variety of ways. We began each session with a discussion of space as a design concept. Space and shape work together to form a finished work of art. In terms of art, space is the area around, above, and within an object.  Positive spaces are those occupied by the main subjects of the work. Negative spaces are the areas around and behind the positive spaces. Activity: We used  Nōtan designs to explore the contrast between positive and negative space. Each wonder grounder started w...

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  • November 16

    In Memory of Robert Vaughn: 1932-2016

    Known mostly for his television roles (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.), Vaughn also starred in many timeless films, including the original ...

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Stream & Download

Stream and download ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, and magazines from your favorite service below.

eBooks/Audiobooks
Overdrive
Hoopla

eRead Illinois Axis 360

Tumblebooks (for kids)

Movies & TV
Hoopla
Music
Hoopla

Magazines
Flipster

PressReader

  

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.