As a service for our patrons, the Deerfield Public Library is happy to share information about local early childhood resources. Organizations are listed in alphabetical order and are not endorsed by the Library. For more information about any of these community assets, please use the contact information indicated. (If you represent an organization and would like to be included in this list, please contact Kary Henry, School Outreach Coordinator, at [email protected].)

The Deerfield Public Library itself offers a variety of resources for young children and their families. Our extensive picture book and Early Reader collections, storytimes for babies to preschoolers, monthly craft activities, a collection of books especially for parents and teachers, and our popular 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program are just some of the many resources we have available for you and your children.

BJBE Early Childhood Program at the Chava Center
Director: Susie Wexler ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield IL 60016
Phone Number: 847-940-7575
Website: https://www.bjbe.org

Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Center (Northbrook)
Director: Janet Sear ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 3610 Dundee Rd,  Northbrook IL 60062
Phone Number: 847-272-4455
Website: https://www.bjeecc.info

Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Center (Wilmette)
Director: Janet Sear ([email protected])
Alternate Contact: Rebecca Anisfeld ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette IL 60091
Phone Number: 847-246-2479
Website: https://www.bjeecc.info

Bright Horizons at Lake Cook
Director: Devynne Gowie ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 1650 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-374-9000
Website: https://child-care-preschool.brighthorizons.com/il/deerfield/lakecook

Christian Beginnings
Director: Judy Rundell ([email protected])
Alternate Contact: Pam Schwab ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 824 Waukegan Rd, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-945-5140
Website: http://www.christianbeginnings.net

Deerfield Park District Preschool
Director: Lynn Braun ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-945-0650
Website: https://www.deerfieldparks.org

District 109 Early Learners
Director: Janet Gruenwald ([email protected])
Alternate Contact: Marcie Faust ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 1421 Hackberry Road, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone: 847-945-5895
Website: https://www.dps109.org/Domain/14

The Goddard School
Director: Aretina Smith ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 475 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone: 847-349-4499
Website: https://www.goddardschool.com/chicago/deerfield-lake-cook-road-il

Handwriting Picasso
Director: Dawn Reichman ([email protected])
Alternate Contact: [email protected]
Mailing Address: 1259 Knollwood Rd, Deerfield IL 60015
Website: http://www.handwritingpicasso.com

Happy Hippo Child Care
Director: Michelle Fisher-Rohde
Mailing Address: 635 Hermitage, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-436-7326

Lincolnshire Community Nursery School
Director: Amy Morrissey ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 30 Riverwoods Rd, Lincolnshire IL 60069
Phone Number: 847-945-1450
Website: https://www.lcns.org

Little Warriors at Deerfield High School
Director: Kim Schmidt ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 1959 Waukegan Rd. Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 224-632-3380

Mon Jardin Child Care Learning Center
Director: Denisy de Souza ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 20630 Milwaukee Ave, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-465-8080 ext 152
Website: http://www.monjardinco.com

Montessori Connection West
Director: Norma Morley ([email protected])
Alternate Contact: Angela Gatz ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 1731 Deerfield Road, Highland Park IL 60035
Phone Number: 847-831-9393
Website: https://www.highlandparkmontessori.com

Moriah Early Childhood Center
Director: Cherene Radis ([email protected])
Alternate Contact: Debbi Cohen ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 200 Taub Dr, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-948-8930
Website: http://moriahecc.org

North Shore Montessori Schools – Deerfield, Riverwoods, Glenview
Director: Arlene Gordon ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 3140 Riverwoods Rd, Riverwoods, Il 60015
Phone Number: 847-945-8661
Website: https://www.montessori-schools.com

Ravinia Nursery School
Director: Kathleen Olsen ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 686 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park IL 60035
Phone Number: 847-831-3700
Website: http://www.ravinianurseryschool.com

Reading Rookies
Director: Wendy Moskovitz & Carol Irgang ([email protected])
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1322, Deerfield IL 60015
Phone Number: 847-636-0836
Website: https://www.readingrookies.com/index.php/en/

Tamarak Country School
Director: Lucia Thoensen ([email protected])
Mailing Address: 23970 N. Elm Road, Lincolnshire IL 60069
Phone Number: 847-634-3168
Website: http://www.tamarakdaycamp.com