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2 08, 2018

Comics Corner: Digital Comics on Hoopla

By |August 2nd, 2018|

Still reeling from Avengers: Infinity Wars? Can’t wait for the Justice League movie? I have good news for you! You can keep up with your favorite Marvel and DC characters as well as discover new favorites through Hoopla. Hoopla has an amazing collection of comic books with everything from Neil

21 06, 2018

Staff Picks: “The Power”

By |June 21st, 2018|

  What would happen if suddenly every woman on the planet had the power to electrocute others with the flick of her fingers? Naomi Alderman takes you on a terrifying ride that digs deep into human nature and how a sudden shift in the power dynamics between men and women

3 10, 2017

Staff Picks: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

By |October 3rd, 2017|

It is hard for me to accurately describe how much I adore space. Everything about it, from the vastness to the composition of stars, has always fascinated me. That has mainly manifested itself in a love for all things science fiction, but luckily for me and everyone else who loves

29 12, 2016

Staff Picks: The Last Kingdom

By |December 29th, 2016|

One of my favorite historical periods to learn about and experience vicariously through historical novels is the Danish invasion of England during the late 800s and early 900s AD. There’s something about the Danes and the Vikings that calls to me, and Bernard Cornwell’s “The Last Kingdom”, the first in

27 12, 2016

Who Do You Think You Are? Telling Your Family’s Story

By |December 27th, 2016|

Family history and genealogical research is one of my passions, and I’m lucky enough to say that I come from a grand familial tradition of writing down my family’s stories. My great-aunt, an incredibly interesting woman in her own right who was a stenographer at the Nuremberg Trials, spent years

8 12, 2016

Hour of Code: Demystifying Computer Coding

By |December 8th, 2016|

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

25 10, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Making the Deerfield Cemetery Audio Tours

By |October 25th, 2016|

Librarian guides Anne and Ted from our Fall 2015 cemetery tours. The Deerfield Public Library is proud to present recorded tours of the Deerfield Historical Cemetery! Right now you can take a tour through Deerfield’s history via the residents buried in the cemetery, and on Veterans Day we’ll

20 09, 2016

Tech Time: Digitally Plan Your Day

By |September 20th, 2016|

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

12 08, 2016

Staff Picks: Only Ever Yours

By |August 12th, 2016|

“You may have been perfectly designed, but there is always ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.” This terrifying utterance by the ‘Father of the Euro Zone’ in Louise O’Neill’s excellent young adult novel Only Ever Yours will be with me forever. Only Ever Yours paints the picture of a post-apocalyptic world in which