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

27 12, 2021

Grab & Go Craft: New Year’s Eve

By |December 27th, 2021|

Happy New Year! Whether you’re celebrating with a countdown at noon or at midnight, pick up one of our special edition Grab & Go kits (available while supplies last) at the outdoor Creation Station. Inside you’ll have supplies to make a new year's crown and shaker.  Supplies You’ll Need 

13 12, 2021

December 2021 Youth Grab & Go: Mini Snowball Catapult

By |December 13th, 2021|

Create a simple catapult and use it to launch small items like a cotton ball. See how far you can launch the snowball (cotton ball) using the snowflake distance sheet or a ruler. Challenge someone to see who can get the snowball to go the farthest. Use the snowflake

9 12, 2021

Poetic Kwanzaa with Oba William King, December 17

By |December 9th, 2021|

Are you looking for a joyous, interactive, and educational way to celebrate heritage and culture this holiday season? Join us for an in-person, all-ages program on Friday, December 17 at 2:00 PM as we welcome Chicago’s very own Oba William King for Poetic Kwanzaa! Register Poetic Kwanzaa is educational entertainment

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

15 11, 2021

Youth Grab and Go: Yarn Art

By |November 15th, 2021|

Prepare to get cozy as our Youth Grab & Go Kit this November features yarn art! Be as creative as you’d like with this ball of yarn and piece of paper. Create any design that you want or, like me, make a dinosaur! First, trace the design you’d like

20 10, 2021

Teen & Youth Picks: Spooky Season

By |October 20th, 2021|

It's spooky season. Enjoy Halloween season with these great books, from the scariest to the not-so-scary. Find more teen horror reads on our Teen Horror booklist! Teen House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland Something happened to Iris Hollow and her two older

18 10, 2021

October Grab and Go: Watercolor Wonder

By |October 18th, 2021|

This month, kids and teens have the same Grab and Go kit - a watercolor set! Watercoloring is a fun, easy, and relaxing activity to do. And with some common household items, you can create special effects too!  Layers: After painting with one color, immediately paint with another

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