9 09, 2021

Genealogy One-on-Ones: Discover Your Family History, September 23

By |September 9th, 2021|

I’ve spent a lot of time this past year delving into genealogy, getting lost for hours in Ancestry.com’s records, and discovering new information about my family’s history. I know I’m not alone in this search, and I know also that I’m not alone in getting stuck every once in a

24 08, 2021

Guess the Emmys Contest 2021

By |August 24th, 2021|

The Emmy Awards are scheduled to take place this year on Sunday, Sept 19. Once again we are having our annual Guess the Emmys Contest. Look for ballot boxes at the Adult Services and Multimedia desks or feel free to enter our online contest. Choose who you think will win

23 08, 2021

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

By |August 23rd, 2021|

Do you have a creative knack for photography and capturing moments in life that you love sharing with others? This fall, from September through November, join fellow photographers in an ongoing photography scavenger hunt at Deerfield Public Library. You'll receive weekly prompts and create beautiful art. Register to participate. No

3 08, 2021

True Crime Book Discussion: American Predator

By |August 3rd, 2021|

Join us for our new True Crime Book Discussion on Monday, August 16 from 7-8 p.m. What does it take to catch a serial killer?  I’ve always been fascinated by that question. Whether it’s watching Criminal Minds on repeat or devouring a book by John Douglas or Ann Rule, I’m drawn

30 06, 2021

From Miniskirt to Hijab: Program & Book Discussion

By |June 30th, 2021|

On July 13 at 7:00 PM, join us as the Deerfield Public Library invites award-winning author Jacqueline Saper for a riveting virtual program, From Miniskirt to Hijab. Jacqueline will share her personal stories about how a comfortable childhood and adolescence ended at eighteen with the 1979 Iranian Revolution. From Miniskirt

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

3 05, 2021

May Teen Grab & Go Craft: No-Sew Pastry Pillows

By |May 3rd, 2021|

Happy May, friends! I can’t believe how quickly this school year has flown by. This time of the year always has me nostalgic for being in school (don’t ask me when I graduated!) So, when I was thinking about what would be a fun Grab & Go for May, the

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

14 04, 2021

Sign-up for a Genealogy One-on-One, May 6

By |April 14th, 2021|

Family history research can be time-consuming but extremely rewarding. There’s nothing quite like discovering a female ancestor’s maiden name, allowing you access to an entire new branch of your family, or discovering the records that confirm your ancestor’s profession. But sometimes you can get stuck and don’t know where to

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