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10 09, 2018

New! Sensory kits for your in library experience

By |September 10th, 2018|

At the Deerfield Public Library, we strive to be a comfortable and welcoming place for all. In an effort to support all of our patrons, we will be housing new Sensory Kits at the front help desk, the Youth Services desk, and the Adult Services desk. These kits are

26 07, 2018

Ukuleles are now available to check out

By |July 26th, 2018|

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele, but wanted to try it before you buy it? Now at  Deerfield Public Library, you can! Our newest Discovery Kits are ready for checkout: ukuleles! We kicked off our newest Discovery Kits with a special Ukulele Sing-a-long program in

24 08, 2017

Building Literacy through Singing

By |August 24th, 2017|

We clap and sing hello, we clap and sing hello! Did you know that singing is one of the five early literacy practices that you can engage in with your child? Along with reading, writing, talking, and playing – singing is a valuable (and fun!) way to help your

11 07, 2017

Join the Community of Makers with Strawbees Discovery Kits

By |July 11th, 2017|

Did you hear? Our newest Discovery Kit is here – Strawbees! Strawbees? What’s that! Strawbees are a building tool used to connect straws to make 3D sculptures! They are yellow, plastic pieces that are comprised of 1, 2, 3, or 5 different “arms” to conjoin straws together. With Strawbees, you

8 03, 2017

Discover Something New with Our Discovery Kits

By |March 8th, 2017|

We are thrilled to announce our new collection of Discovery Kits! Our Discovery Kits will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts with hands-on making. The first kits that the Library is offering for check-out are Makey Makey Discovery Kits. Watch out for more exciting and creative DPL Discovery

24 01, 2017

Reading Digital Picture Books with Your Child

By |January 24th, 2017|

When it comes to interactions with your child, reading is one of the best things you can do with them – whether you’re reading board books, picture books, or even a grocery list, this activity is important to their early literacy development. The physical acts of sharing print books –

16 08, 2016

Make the Library Part of Your Back to School Plan!

By |August 16th, 2016|

It’s that time of year again – time to head back to school! It may seem overwhelming, but the Library has great resources to help you get back into a learning frame of mind! Library Card First things first, you’ll need to get a library card! With your library card

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