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26 07, 2018

Ukuleles are now available to check out

By |July 26th, 2018|

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele, but wanted to try it before you buy it? Now at  Deerfield Public Library, you can! Our newest Discovery Kits are ready for checkout: ukuleles! We kicked off our newest Discovery Kits with a special Ukulele Sing-a-long program in

26 06, 2018

Telescopes available to check out at the Library!

By |June 26th, 2018|

Reading Takes You Everywhere! And if you have a Deerfield Public Library card, you can also visit the moon this summer—well, kind of! Deerfield Public Library card-holders are able to check out one of three Orion StarBlast telescopes, which were gifted to the Library from the Lake County Astronomical Society’s

28 03, 2018

Champions of the 5th Annual Tournament of Books!

By |March 28th, 2018|

DRUM ROLL, PLEASE! You voted and voted and voted and voted...in fact, you all voted 8,643  times! That is a RECORD-SETTING number of votes in the Tournament of Books! Thank you for voting so often, and a special thank you to all of the wonderful DPS 109 school librarians for

22 03, 2018

Youth Board Games Are Here!

By |March 22nd, 2018|

We are excited to announce that we have a new collection of Youth Board Games available to check out from the Library. This collection complements our popular and ever-growing Board Game collection for adults and families. The new collection is located near the Media desk, next to Youth Audio CDs.

25 01, 2018

Staff Picks: “You Hold Me Up”

By |January 25th, 2018|

You Hold Me Up is a picture book with gentle, rhythmic text that lists ways readers can show empathy and demonstrate care and respect for one another. You hold me up when you are kind to me when you share with me when you learn with me. You hold me

13 12, 2017

A World of Reading: Library Language Resources for Youth

By |December 13th, 2017|

"To have another language is to possess a second soul." -Charlemagne Is your child looking to learn a new language or to continue exploring a language with which they have familiarity? Look no further than our growing Youth World Languages collection. Located in the southwestern corner of the Youth nonfiction

26 10, 2017

eNewsletter Update! Combining Three Into One

By |October 26th, 2017|

If you’ve ever had one of those moments where you thought, “I didn’t know that program was being offered at the Library,” or “I didn’t know about that Library resource,” you’re not alone. We often get feedback from patrons wanting to know the best way to stay “in the know”

24 10, 2017

Getting Your Little One Ready for Kindergarten

By |October 24th, 2017|

We are often asked here at the Library, “How can I help my child learn to read?” Our answer is, “Read to your child...a lot!” Reading to your child gets them ready to read, exposes them to new vocabulary, helps them understand narrative, and, most importantly, teaches them that reading

5 09, 2017

STEAM in the Kitchen

By |September 5th, 2017|

We’ve moved from the backyard to the kitchen, but we’re still celebrating science and math activities that you can do with your child. There are many activities to do in and around your kitchen to help your child develop math and science literacy.   Magic Milk is

25 08, 2017

Staff Picks: Grand Canyon

By |August 25th, 2017|

Children’s author and artist Jason Chin is best known for his innovative spins on nonfiction topics, and his newest project, “Grand Canyon”, does not disappoint. This engaging picture book highlights one of America’s most beloved landforms. The text begins with the basics: “Rivers carve canyons. When they cut down into