11 06, 2021

Personalized Picks: Find Your Next Great Read or Watch

By |June 11th, 2021|

So you’re at home, in the car, on vacation, or taking a break from work and the one thing you want is the perfect book or movie that draws you in immediately. We get it. Which is why we are thrilled to offer a brand new service at the Deerfield

3 06, 2021

Read & Walk With the Library and Deerfield Park District!

By |June 3rd, 2021|

We are proud to announce our first Read & Walk beginning on Saturday, June 5. Read & Walk is a fun, educational activity that you and your child can do at your leisure at whatever time you like. Read & Walk encourages healthy activity and learning all at once for the

1 06, 2021

Summer Reading Program 2021: Reading Colors Your World

By |June 1st, 2021|

Add color and discovery to your summer by participating in our Summer Reading Program, Reading Colors Your World. This year’s theme provides the opportunity for community members of all ages to be creative, try new things, explore art, and find beauty in diversity.  Online registration for children and teens opens

27 05, 2021

Introducing Launchpads, New in the Library of Things

By |May 27th, 2021|

Looking for new ways to keep your kids engaged and learning over the summer? Check out our newest addition to the Library of Things: Playaway Launchpad tablets! Each tablet comes pre-loaded with themed educational games and activities for specific age groups. Take a look at the list down below and

14 05, 2021

Storytime with Nadia Booklist

By |May 14th, 2021|

This month, DPL was proud to present a special storytime featuring Nadia from the YouTube channel, Ramadan Books in Nadia’s Nook. Nadia is a high school student in the process of earning her Girl Scout Gold Award. Her service project aims to increase Muslim representation in her community through books.

3 05, 2021

May Grab and Go: STEM Challenges

By |May 3rd, 2021|

What do index cards and chenille stems have to do with building? Our May Grab and Go Youth kits feature two different STEM Challenges!  Index Card Challenge A single index card doesn’t seem like much, does it? But if you put a few together, even without tape, you’d be

21 04, 2021

Choose Your Own Story: Studio Ghibli

By |April 21st, 2021|

We’ve created another virtual activity for kids and their families to enjoy based on the Choose Your Own Adventure stories. This time, our program is inspired by the magic of the movies created by Studio Ghibli. Our Choose Your Own Story: Studio Ghibli is now available! You start your journey

5 04, 2021

April Kids Grab & Go Craft: Self Portraits!

By |April 5th, 2021|

I can’t believe it’s already April! The transition from winter to spring always has me appreciating the beauty of our planet. With Earth Day on April 22, this is the perfect time to think about more eco-friendly crafts and making use of what you have available!  This month’s Grab &

23 03, 2021

Asian American Experiences & Anti-Racism Resources

By |March 23rd, 2021|

Contributed to by Anne, Cristina, and Heather The Deerfield Public Library stands with the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) in its recent statement condemning ongoing anti-Asian hate crimes that have permeated our country over the past year. Our Library strives to be a place of safety, inclusion, and diversity.

23 03, 2021

Disney Virtual Escape Room

By |March 23rd, 2021|

We’ve created another fun virtual escape room! Try our Disney Virtual Escape Room now. You have spent the day having fun at Disney World when you realized you’ve gotten trapped! You’ll have to travel through the four main sections–Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom—to get out. Try the

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