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21 03, 2019

How to write when life keeps getting in the way, April 9th

By |March 21st, 2019|

How to Write When Everything Goes Wrong | Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m. If you’re a writer, the special time you set aside to write is critical if your goal is to get published. Whether you write in the morning before starting your day, or in the evening after the kids

16 04, 2018

Get money smart about retirement

By |April 16th, 2018|

Money Smart Week® was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002 as a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Today, thousands of organizations focus on providing free financial topics for people from all walks of life. Here at the Library, we’ve

12 02, 2018

Kindle E-readers Now Available for Checkout!

By |February 12th, 2018|

The Deerfield Public Library is now circulating Kindle E-readers! They are great for whether you're planning a trip or simply can't wait to read the next bestseller. Each Kindle comes preloaded with dozens of titles straight from The New York Times Best Seller list and our own Book Discussion Group Collection.

5 02, 2018

Fame or Infamy: Al Capone and Vladimir Putin

By |February 5th, 2018|

This February we’ll be offering not one, but two terrific programs on people we just can’t seem to get enough of: Al Capone and Vladimir Putin. Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair Our first program will focus on Alphonse Gabriel Capone or Al Capone.  As the crime czar of

19 09, 2017

Finding Her Lost Art Legacy: Elizabeth Rynecki’s Journey

By |September 19th, 2017|

Sometimes when I need ideas or inspiration for adult Library programs, I head over to the Library’s nonfiction display and see what’s new. (Remember the program Last Chance Mustang? Yup, I found that book during one of my perusals.) As luck would have it, I happened upon a fascinating book

31 01, 2017

The True Story of an Orphan Train Rider

By |January 31st, 2017|

Emily looked around frantically. She couldn’t find her family anywhere. The church meeting they were attending was small, so they couldn’t have gone far. After some time, a fellow churchgoer approached Emily and said her family had already left. Why would they leave without her? She thought this foster family

26 09, 2016

The ‘Art’ of Programming

By |September 26th, 2016|

There are as many reasons why people love art as there are books in a library. To many, art is a form of communication that to some feeds the senses and others is a form of self-expression and interpretation. Whatever the reason, the Library’s art programs are some of the

28 04, 2016

Food Patriots: Join the Good Food Revolution

By |April 28th, 2016|

If you haven’t noticed lately, there’s been a good food revolution taking place across the country for quite some time now. As consumers become more and more educated about the foods they eat, they’re letting companies know what they want by the food purchases they make, and companies have been

11 01, 2016

Learning About the Hubble Telescope

By |January 11th, 2016|

Since the time of Galileo, astronomers have shared a single goal -- to see more, see farther and see deeper. For 25 years, the Hubble Space Telescope, which orbits the earth, has been one of the greatest advances toward achieving that goal and is considered one of NASA’s most successful science

27 08, 2015

Medicare and You: What Everyone Should Know

By |August 27th, 2015|

Most Americans will pay into the Medicare system, but not everyone knows, or for that matter, understands what benefits they will become eligible for when they turn 65. If you’re looking to learn more about this government healthcare program, sign up for our Library program, Taking the Confusion Out of Medicare,

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