13 06, 2022

Tween Grab & Go: UV Reactive Bead Lizard

By |June 13th, 2022|

This month's Tween Grab & Go craft is a lizard made out of UV Reactive Beads! Kits are available while supplies last outside in the green creation station and inside the Library in the Youth Services Department. Recommended grade level: incoming 3rd graders - 8th graders Materials: 2 eye beads

13 06, 2022

June Youth Grab & Go: Firefly

By |June 13th, 2022|

This month's Youth Grab and Go craft is a light-up firefly! Kits are available while supplies last inside the Library in the Youth Services Department. If you would like a kit brought outside to you, please call the Youth Desk at (847)580-8961. Warnings:  Please be aware of safety when

2 06, 2022

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program 2022

By |June 2nd, 2022|

Calling all children and teens! Challenge yourself this summer by participating in our Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program. Register online or at the Library any time starting Saturday, June 4. Track your reading and complete fun activities to enter weekly drawings and finish the program. All participants

1 06, 2022

Talking to Children About Difficult News

By |June 1st, 2022|

The news out of Texas last Tuesday was devastating. While it is nearly impossible to fathom the loss of such young and bright lives, for parents, it may also be difficult to consider talking to our children about the topic. In the Youth Services Department, we are here for you.

31 05, 2022

Music Recommendations: Warm Weather

By |May 31st, 2022|

As the weather is starting to get warmer, Mariel and I are here with 4 more album recommendations this month to keep things fresh. For each musical recommendation, we will include a link to the album and a sample song from that album. We hope you enjoy and discover

26 05, 2022

Presenting Queer Poem-a-Day 2022

By |May 26th, 2022|

We are so excited to launch the second year of our special Pride Month podcast series Queer Poem-a-Day. Exclusive to the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, which otherwise features interviews with authors and other notable people, Queer Poem-a-Day is the first daily-poetry podcast to focus exclusively on the LGBTQIA+ community.

19 05, 2022

Novelist: What the Librarians Use

By |May 19th, 2022|

Here’s a confession from behind the reference desk, none of our librarians have read every book in the library. We’re not even close (maybe one day!) But that doesn't stop us from recommending the perfect book for you. The secret is: NoveList. With NoveList, you can find recommendations, read-alikes, award

10 05, 2022

Convenient Ways to Return Your Library Materials

By |May 10th, 2022|

One of the more common questions we get asked at the library is where items can be returned. We offer a number of convenient ways to return your library materials! 1. When the Library is open Feel free to bring your items inside to return them, or place them

9 05, 2022

Teen Grab and Go: Recycled Egg Carton Herb Garden

By |May 9th, 2022|

There is nothing better than cooking with your own fresh produce! Start small with this herb garden starter kit. Kit Includes: Potting soil 4 seed bags (Basil, Dill, Lavender, and Mint) 4 egg carton sections or biodegradable seed cups (both function the same) 2 popsicle sticks Other Materials Needed:

4 05, 2022

TeenBookCloud from Tumblebooks

By |May 4th, 2022|

This summer, from now until August 15th, DPL teens and tweens will have free access to TeenBookCloud from TumbleBooks! Click here to access the collection: bit.ly/DPLTeenBookCloud. TeenBookCloud is an online database of YA/Teen eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a

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