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28 04, 2020

Kanopy Kids: Entertainment for Your Kiddos

By |April 28th, 2020|

Are you hearing the words, “Mom/dad/grandma (insert your name here), I’m bored!” a little too often lately? Have you explored Kanopy Kids? Kanopy Kids is a subdivision of Kanopy, the Library's on-demand streaming video platform that can be found right here on our website. All you need is your library

25 04, 2020

KiDLS and Little KiDLS Online: Whoosh! Things That Fly

By |April 25th, 2020|

Since you can’t come to our KiDLS (Kids in Deerfield Love Science) program this month, Miss Kary and I are bringing the program to you through videos and books you can access on Hoopla. Our program this month is all about things that fly. Sound fun? Take a look at

10 07, 2019

Meet our new Baby Bundles

By |July 10th, 2019|

Check out our new Baby Bundles! Specially curated for our little friends from birth to 5 years of age, the bundles can be found in the Youth Services Department next to our Parent/Teacher Collection. Each bundle has a theme, such as Cars & Trucks, Colors & Shapes, Numbers, and the

6 10, 2016

Support for Students with Learning Differences

By |October 6th, 2016|

Studies have shown that the three percent of teens diagnosed with learning disabilities such as attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, and other learning challenges, struggle so much in high school that they give up hope of ever going to college.[1] But there is more than hope for these students. More and

14 09, 2016

Meet Dr. Duffy: Parent-Child Relationship Expert

By |September 14th, 2016|

Dr. John Duffy is a clinical psychologist and best-selling author who meets on a daily basis with teens, their parents, and families. Dr. Duffy tackles many hard-hitting teen topics ranging from the pressure of school, to discussing tough topics, to drugs, to social media, just to name a few. Besides

5 05, 2016

Read of the Week: Sweet Home Alaska

By |May 5th, 2016|

Alaska always seemed like that mysterious frontier that everyone was curious about. Nowadays, though, it is easier to reach and explore. "Sweet Home Alaska," by Carole Estby Dagg, takes us back to a time when the state was still an enigma and brave pioneers were looking for a new world

9 02, 2016

Live Theater and Your Child

By |February 9th, 2016|

Do you want to take your child to a play downtown, but aren’t sure how he/she would react to going to the theater for the first time? Before spending all that money for a ticket, why not do a trial run and use the library as a springboard? It’s the

30 10, 2015

Picture Book Month: Celebrate!

By |October 30th, 2015|

Did you know that November is Picture Book Month? Picture Book Month is the celebration of the print picture book during the digital age. Picture books are wonderfully crafted and illustrated books made for sharing, telling, and re-telling stories. For children, picture books help shape their childhood. They create a

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