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20 09, 2022

Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month 2022: Youth & Teen Selections

By |September 20th, 2022|

Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! ¡Feiz Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana! National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15. This month recognizes the contributions, achievements, and influences of Hispanic Americans to the history and culture of the United States. Check out these books that

29 08, 2022

August Music Recommendations

By |August 29th, 2022|

Happy August! As summer comes to a close, Matthew and I are back with four more music recommendations! Both of us will recommend two albums each. For each album recommendation, we have provided a YouTube link to a song from that particular album. Feel free to give each song

18 08, 2022

Podcast: Chicago poet Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué on Madness

By |August 18th, 2022|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are thrilled to present a dynamic conversation with Chicago-based poet and writer Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, author most recently of the poetry collection Madness (Nightboat Books, 2022). Gabriel was one of our Queer Poem-a-Day poets earlier this year, also featured on our podcast

28 07, 2022

July Music Recommendations

By |July 28th, 2022|

Happy July! I’d like to welcome a new contributor to the monthly music blog. His name is Matthew Kerner and he’s been a Patron Services Assistant for the past couple of years at the library. Matthew plays drums in his band and has studied music in college. Like before,

30 06, 2022

Monthly Music Recommendations

By |June 30th, 2022|

Mariel and I are back again for another round of music recommendations. Sadly, this is the last month Mariel will be contributing to the music blog post. We will miss Mariel and have appreciated her recommendations for the past half-year. Let’s send Mariel off with four more great music

31 05, 2022

Music Recommendations: Warm Weather

By |May 31st, 2022|

As the weather is starting to get warmer, Mariel and I are here with 4 more album recommendations this month to keep things fresh. For each musical recommendation, we will include a link to the album and a sample song from that album. We hope you enjoy and discover

26 05, 2022

Presenting Queer Poem-a-Day 2022

By |May 26th, 2022|

We are so excited to launch the second year of our special Pride Month podcast series Queer Poem-a-Day. Exclusive to the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, which otherwise features interviews with authors and other notable people, Queer Poem-a-Day is the first daily-poetry podcast to focus exclusively on the LGBTQIA+ community.

19 05, 2022

Novelist: What the Librarians Use

By |May 19th, 2022|

Here’s a confession from behind the reference desk, none of our librarians have read every book in the library. We’re not even close (maybe one day!) But that doesn't stop us from recommending the perfect book for you. The secret is: NoveList. With NoveList, you can find recommendations, read-alikes, award

28 04, 2022

Podcast: LYNX Project’s New Album With Lyrics by Neurodiverse Writers

By |April 28th, 2022|

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we’re celebrating a new album, beautiful small things, from the LYNX Project, a Chicago-based non-profit that uses the form of contemporary classical art song to connect with diverse communities.  beautiful small things features songs from the LYNX Project’s Amplify Series, which takes

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