27 01, 2022

Household Goods Drive

By |January 27th, 2022|

Household Goods Drive benefiting the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry runs from February 1-28. The West Deerfield Township Food Pantry serves approximately 375 township residents each month who find themselves in need, either on a long-term or temporary basis. One of the great challenges for the Pantry is supplying clients

25 01, 2022

Music Recommendations: New Year, New Music Blog

By |January 25th, 2022|

Happy 2022! This year we will be making small changes to our music blog. First, from now on, this blog post series will be a collaboration between teen librarian, Mariel Fechik, and myself (Sam Rosen). We think that this collaboration will provide the community with a wider range of

11 01, 2022

Introducing Text4Literacy

By |January 11th, 2022|

Want to get early literacy tips straight to your phone? Sign up for Text4Literacy, a new service the Deerfield Public Library now offers in partnership with the Bay Area Discovery Museum. You can get three text messages per week for nine weeks that are focused on helping your child develop

10 01, 2022

Grab and Go: The Mathematics of Snowflakes

By |January 10th, 2022|

Snowflakes are beautiful AND mathematical! Explore both aspects of these natural wonders in this month’s Grab and Go craft! Pick up a kit at our outdoor Creation Station or in the Youth Services Department, while supplies last. Did you know that snowflakes always have 6 sides? Water molecules bond

30 12, 2021

The Library is Streaming on Twitch!

By |December 30th, 2021|

Update: If you were sad that our last stream didn't work out as planned, fear not! We'll be streaming the board game Photosynthesis on Tuesday, January 18. PLUS, we'll be playing Stardew Valley live on Thursday, January 20. See you then. We’re excited to let you know that starting on

23 11, 2021

Parent Cafe: Great Books to Give

By |November 23rd, 2021|

Books make great holiday gifts! In our latest Parent Café video, you’ll find recommendations of picture books, early readers and early chapter books, fiction, and non-fiction titles that your children...or any special children in your life...will enjoy. All of these titles are available in the Youth Services Department if you’d

18 11, 2021

Podcast: Dr. Paula Derdiger Illuminates Postwar British Fiction

By |November 18th, 2021|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Paula Derdiger to discuss her recent book Reconstruction Fiction: Housing and Realist Literature in Postwar Britain (Ohio State University Press, 2020).  Dr. Derdiger is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

12 11, 2021

Favorite Theater Resources – in celebration of Deerfield Family Theater

By |November 12th, 2021|

Curtains up! In celebration of the opening of Deerfield Family Theater’s newest production, Schoolhouse Rock Live! (which opens today!) we in the Adult Services Department put together a list of some favorite theater-related resources. Check out the list, with links to items in our catalog, below.  You can also listen

4 08, 2021

Personalized Picks for Teens

By |August 4th, 2021|

Looking for something to read or watch but don’t know where to start? Try out our new Personalized Picks for Teens! Fill out the form and let us make the selections for you.  In the form, you’ll be able to let us know what you’re in the mood to read

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