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3 05, 2021

May Grab and Go: STEM Challenges

By |May 3rd, 2021|

What do index cards and chenille stems have to do with building? Our May Grab and Go Youth kits feature two different STEM Challenges!  Index Card Challenge A single index card doesn’t seem like much, does it? But if you put a few together, even without tape, you’d be

17 03, 2021

8th Annual Tournament of Books Champions

By |March 17th, 2021|

The 8th annual Tournament of Books is, well, in the books! After a flurry of votes in the final week, the winning titles are: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (picture books) Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems (early readers) the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling (chapter books)

20 02, 2021

KiDLS: Mars Landing

By |February 20th, 2021|

February’s Kids in Deerfield Love Science (KiDLS) is all about MARS! We’re excited that the newest rover, Perseverance, landed on February 18. Our program celebrates that amazing accomplishment. If you couldn’t take part in our family program, we’ve got you covered with activity links, a bibliography, and fun videos

2 12, 2020

I Spy Dinosaurs!

By |December 2nd, 2020|

Looking for something fun to do? Stop by the Library to see our new I Spy poster! In the north-facing windows near our good friend, Penelope the Pig, the poster features four cute dinosaurs, hiding among lots of other images. You’ll notice that each image has a letter near it.

28 09, 2020

Early Childhood Resources

By |September 28th, 2020|

We are fortunate to have a wide variety of early childhood resources in Deerfield and the surrounding areas. In support of the Village of Deerfield’s new Rapid Response Network, the Library’s website also has a new webpage full of information for families with young children. This page contains an alphabetical list

19 08, 2020

Back-to-School Supplies: Library Resources

By |August 19th, 2020|

Back-to-school shopping was always a time of excitement in our home:  a fresh box of crayons, brightly colored folders, and a fun backpack made the end of summer better. One vital school supply that can’t be found in any store is your Deerfield Public Library card! More than ever, we

15 08, 2020

I’m a Kindergarten Kid

By |August 15th, 2020|

Congratulations! Your child is entering Kindergarten! Whether it’s the first child you’re sending off to school or the baby of the family, it’s an emotional and wonderful milestone! While this year probably looks very different than what your family was expecting, there are many things that remain the same. Your

3 08, 2020

August Grab-and-Go Craft: Make a Pinwheel

By |August 3rd, 2020|

The breezy and beautiful days of August could mean flying kites, blowing bubbles, or watching a pinwheel spin! This week, while supplies last, we invite you to make a fun pinwheel! Please stop by the Library’s Grab-and-Go craft clothesline (on the west side of the building between 10 a.m. and

22 05, 2020

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at Home

By |May 22nd, 2020|

We all know a lot has changed in these last few months. Familiarity with things like e-learning, washing off groceries, and wearing face coverings has increased, while things such as in-person playdates or visits to the Library are off-limits for now. Thankfully, many things haven’t changed, such as the

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