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CultureGrams

CultureGrams

Explore different countries and states without ever leaving the comfort of your own home! The CultureGrams online database contains a world of information about states, countries, and Canadian provinces in formats suitable for both children and adults. Are you doing a paper for school? Use one of CultureGrams' images of flags, daily life, or points of interest for your next poster or report. If you want to use information for reports, CultureGrams will even generate citations for you. Have you ever wanted to hear the national anthem of Australia? Or see what houses look like in Norway? Now you can! Just use your New Lenox Public Library card to log onto CultureGrams today and begin exploring all it has to offer: photos, maps, recipes, graphs/statistics, videos, lists of important people, educational/teaching resources for parents and teachers, recordings of national anthems, and more. CultureGrams can be found in the Homework Help and A-Z Resource List tabs under Research & Learning.

Play Just Dance on the BIG screen!

Do you enjoy music and dancing, and are you a 4th-8th grader? If so, come join the fun and play Just Dance on the Library's BIG screen during the Scene Remix on Thursday, January 23, from 4:30-5:30 pm! If dancing in front of others isn't your thing, we'll have board games and puzzles, as well. And we'll also have snacks! Registration is required, so call, come in, or sign-up online today!

Technology Programs

Are you interested in technology but not sure where to start? Are you wondering what the fuss is about Facebook and Twitter? Perhaps you have a new e-reader and want to download a book or need help with using Excel? If so, your questions can be answered in the next few weeks at the New Lenox Public Library. Just sign up for one of our course offerings (found in our calendar or newsletter or get more information from a staff member) in any of these areas and get in the technology game!

6th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Do you have a chili recipe that your family loves? Then, join us for our 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off. Only Cooks must register; family members and helpers need not register. Chili Cooks can call to register. The library provides the tasting bowls and spoons. Come to the library to vote for the best chili starting at 12pm. Winners of the Winter Reading Raffle will also be announced.

Sponsored by Gatto's Italian Restaurant and Bar

Hot Reads: Warm Up with a Good Book!

January 4 - 31, 2014

Hot Reads

Are you looking for something to warm you up this winter? Come to the library and read to win! Teens and Adults can read a total of 4 books from January 4 - 31 and receive a prize. Enter your finished book log for a chance to win a gift basket full of items that will keep you warm during winter. Also, don't forget to attend our Hot Reads finale event, the 6th annual Chili Cook-off event on Saturday, February 1. Along with eating some tasty chili, the grand prize winner of Hot Reads will be announced.

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