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16 08, 2021

Grab and Go Craft: Bling Out Your School Supplies

By |August 16th, 2021|

It’s that time of year when we start getting ready for school and getting our school supplies together. How about putting a little pizzazz into your school supplies? Our Grab & Go kits, available Monday, August 16, are first-come, first-serve, and have everything you need to bling out your

3 06, 2021

Read & Walk With the Library and Deerfield Park District!

By |June 3rd, 2021|

We are proud to announce our first Read & Walk beginning on Saturday, June 5. Read & Walk is a fun, educational activity that you and your child can do at your leisure at whatever time you like. Read & Walk encourages healthy activity and learning all at once for the

13 05, 2021

SYNC: Free Audiobooks for Teens

By |May 13th, 2021|

There is always plenty of reading to do, but when you’re on the go, audiobooks are a great way to get some reading in. Teens ages 13 and up can download and stream two audiobooks per week through SYNC for free all summer long. Each week there will be two audiobooks

1 04, 2021

Wanted: Teen Volunteers for Summer Programming!

By |April 1st, 2021|

We want YOU! Are you looking for something to do this summer? Do you need community service hours? Do you love your library? Are you going into seventh grade in the fall or between 13 and 17 years old? You are welcome to fill out an application and become a

5 03, 2021

First Chapter Fridays

By |March 5th, 2021|

Have you ever wondered if a book was for you and really didn’t want to rely on the publisher's promotional content? Well, we have a solution- First Chapter Friday! First Chapter Friday is a fun sneak-peek of a youth book’s first chapter read out loud, you decide if you want

9 11, 2020

November Grab and Go Craft: Tree of Thanks

By |November 9th, 2020|

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, November is a great time to reflect on what we are grateful for. There is nothing like a thankful tree to truly capture the spirit of the season.  This craft is a good time to sit down with your child and discuss what they are

17 10, 2020

KiDLS: We Love Oceans!

By |October 17th, 2020|

This month our KiDLS programs are all about oceans:  what they mean to us, the animals that live in them, and what we can do to save them. In the Little KiDLS video, Ms. Kary and I read about the ocean and sea turtles and show you how to assemble

25 07, 2020

KiDLS: Build Your Own Bee Hotel!

By |July 25th, 2020|

Watch the KiDLS video for your age group to learn all about Bees and make a craft! In our Little KiDLS video, we make a bee finger puppet. In our KiDLS video, we make a bee hotel, which you can find the instructions for below the videos. Now that you

29 06, 2020

The “A” in STEAM

By |June 29th, 2020|

My favorite part of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) is the “A” for Art. There are so many cool ideas and websites that are out there, that your child will have plenty to choose from this summer. STEM + Art = STEAM Does your child like reading comics?

16 06, 2020

Get Your Game On(line)

By |June 16th, 2020|

*Written by both Sam from Adult Services and Noreen from Youth Services. Now, more than ever, we are socializing with family and friends virtually in order to spend time together in a safe manner. However, there are only so many things we can talk about. Are you running out of conversation

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