Niles District Library: ‘Dead Man’s Party’ FridayPublished 9:41pm Monday, July 2, 2012
By NICOLE MARTIN
Niles District Library
In observance of Independence Day, the Niles District Library will be closed Wednesday.
Storytimes this week are at 1:30 p.m. today and Thursday.
Thursday means movie night at the Niles District Library. The children’s movie begins at 3:30 p.m. in the storyroom.
This week’s movie is Disney’s “The Kid.” All ages are welcome. This week’s teen movie is “Young Frankenstein.” The teen movie begins at 5 p.m. in the community room.
The Dead Man’s Party for teens will be at 5 p.m. Friday in the rotunda. Teens can come learn how to survive the zombie apocalypse, make some dismembered gummy bears, pins and glow in the dark jars. Also join a poetry slam and some zombie games. The Dead Man’s Party is an after-hours’ event; therefore, registration is required. Call 683-8545.
Technology is more than just computers these days. E-readers and smart devices are proliferating at a mind-boggling rate. The Niles District Library is offering a series of technology classes called “Kindlegarten.” Each class provides four hours of instruction (two sessions of two hours each). Classes will start on July 18 and run until Sept. 19. Registration is required and space is limited. All classes are free. Call the information desk at 683-8545 ext. 112. All classes will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
• “How to use the Kindle” — July 18, Aug. 1
• “How to use the Nook and Other eReaders” — Aug. 8 and 15
• “How to use Apple Devices” (Includes iPad and iPhones) — Aug. 22 and 29
• “How to use Android Devices” — Sept. 5 and 12
• “Facebook for Seniors” — Sept. 19 and 26
• The Video Book Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. today in the boardroom. This week’s movie is “Patriot Games,” based on the novel by Tom Clancy. Next week’s is the motion picture version of Janet Evanovich’s popular novel, “One for the Money.”
• TreeClimbers Genealogy group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the boardroom. This meeting will include a discussion on ‘Thinking Creatively About Research Problems.”
During July, August and September patrons can have most or all of their fines and fees eliminated simply by asking to “Start Over.” The “Start Over” program aims to bring more people to the library by eliminating fines and fees. Ask for details at the front desk.
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