2 03, 2022

Guess the Oscars and Guess the Grammys Contests

By |March 2nd, 2022|

This year, our annual Grammys and Oscars contests will are being held side by side! The Oscars are being held on March 27. Coincidentally, that’s a week before the Grammys, which will be held on April 3. These are both popular contests at the Library, so the competition should be

16 02, 2022

Exercise your mind with BrainHQ!

By |February 16th, 2022|

BrainHQ is your personal gym for brain training! We’ve all heard that keeping your brain sharp may help delay the onset of memory loss and that crossword puzzles and sudoku are great ways to do that. However, the scientific evidence doesn’t totally support that. Crossword puzzles flex only one

2 02, 2022

9th Annual Tournament of Books

By |February 2nd, 2022|

Welcome to the 9th annual Tournament of Books!  Let’s do some math together:  6 brackets, with 32 books in each bracket, equals……..drum roll please….192 books! Out of those 192 books, there can only be six winners. Will your favorite titles make it to the Championship Round? You can vote for

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

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

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