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26 12, 2017

Get the Most Out of Your Digital Devices

Did you receive a new device for the holidays? The Deerfield Public Library is here to help you get the most out of your digital devices! We provide a plethora of e-resources for our patrons. All you need to access them is internet access and your Deerfield Public Library card. e-Books

11 04, 2017

Podcasts: What They Are, Why They’re Popular, How to Start Your Own

Podcasts are becoming more and more popular. One recent study said that over 20% of U.S. residents age 12 and older listen to podcasts regularly, and around 36% had listened to a podcast at some point. While those numbers keep growing, there are still many people who hear the word

8 12, 2016

Hour of Code: Demystifying Computer Coding

Hour of Code is a global movement designed to show people that anybody can learn the basics of computer coding. It happens each year during Computer Science Education Week, this year from December 5th through the 11th. This educational week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of computing

29 11, 2016

Holiday Electronic Device Guide

If you are looking to purchase a computer, laptop, or mobile device there are a few questions you should ask yourself before you start. Do you need a laptop or a desktop? Laptops have become more and more popular throughout the years. If you plan to use your computer in

20 09, 2016

Tech Time: Digitally Plan Your Day

I am a big fan of planning and organization (though my desk doesn’t always show that, as I am also a fan of the organized chaos of piles). I have a lot of different activities, both at work and in my personal life, and keeping track of it all can

25 05, 2016

Tech Time: Gale Courses Contest

I am one of those people who is constantly trying to learn something new. Whether it’s Microsoft Excel, painting, or astronomy, I love to expand my horizons and gain new knowledge! So when the Library added Gale Courses, one of our newest electronic resources, I was thrilled! Gale Courses offers