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

29 09, 2021

Youth Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month

By |September 29th, 2021|

On September 15, Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off and will go until October 15. Are you looking for book suggestions or activities to do with your children? Well, look no further! We also have a display in the Youth Department at the library. Stop by and check it out! Picture

13 09, 2021

Youth Grab & Go Craft: Sail Away! Make a Tall Ship

By |September 13th, 2021|

This month’s Grab & Go Craft Kit lets your child’s imagination sail away! Make an interactive toy while supplies last (available in our outdoor Creation Station and inside the Library in the Youth Services Department). Directions to create a tall ship are included in the kit. Enjoy these extension

16 08, 2021

Grab and Go Craft: Bling Out Your School Supplies

By |August 16th, 2021|

It’s that time of year when we start getting ready for school and getting our school supplies together. How about putting a little pizzazz into your school supplies? Our Grab & Go kits, available Monday, August 16, are first-come, first-serve, and have everything you need to bling out your

11 08, 2021

Kids’ Online Library Resources for Back-to-School

By |August 11th, 2021|

Does the appearance of school supplies at Target fill your heart with anticipation or dread? Perhaps a little of both? Whether you’ve taken the summer off from academics or can’t wait to get back to school, the Deerfield Public Library has an online resource for you! All you need

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