16 12, 2020

Adult Services’ Favorite Picks of 2020

By |December 16th, 2020|

As 2020 comes to a close, the Adult Services department would like to share our favorite reads and tv/movies that have gotten us through this year. You can find these titles and more in our library catalog (*access to Netflix is available on the library’s Roku device).  Books Death in

22 04, 2020

What are we reading?

By |April 22nd, 2020|

Although the physical Library is closed during these uncertain times, we are still working (and reading!) behind the scenes. And while we miss interacting with all of you on a day-to-day basis, we are still here to offer remote reading recommendations and are checking emails daily. We’d like to open

7 04, 2020

Virtual Resources for Adults

By |April 7th, 2020|

While the library building may be closed, our virtual library is always open! The library has a number of great online resources for education, business, and entertainment. Here are a few of our favorite library resources, as well as a few free online resources. As always, if you have any

29 09, 2015

Library Resources: Books for Adults of All Reading Levels

By |September 29th, 2015|

Like many avid readers, I got my love of reading from my family. My parents and grandparents were all big readers, my grandmother especially. She was always reading the latest thriller or political book. But when she got older and developed dementia, reading became more difficult for her. She had

30 04, 2015

In Honor of Jewish American Heritage Month

By |April 30th, 2015|

"Shortly after my father died, his brother, my uncle, gave me a photograph and for the first time in my life I learned that I had family that had perished during the Holocaust.  ...the man in the center, who was obviously the father, looked just like my father, my grandfather,

3 04, 2015

Read of the Week: The Girl on the Train

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Ever since the explosion of Gone Girl in 2012, people have been searching for the next big thing- the next wild ride that will suck them in and keep them on their toes. Gillian Flynn introduced an unreliable narrator and a story that kept you guessing until the end. Each

30 03, 2015

Let’s Talk Money!

By |March 30th, 2015|

Are you—or your spouse or your teen or your parents—among the financially illiterate? There’s no time like the present to become better educated about your finances than by attending one of the upcoming financial programs at the Library during Money Smart Week--a public awareness campaign created by the Federal Reserve Bank

27 03, 2015

Bob Dylan “The Basement Tapes” Music Discussion

By |March 27th, 2015|

Bob Dylan The Complete Basement Tapes Music Discussion Wednesday, April 8, 7:00pm. Last year "The Complete Basement Tapes" was picked by many critics as the most important and best reissue of 2014. In the program, we'll listen to and talk about this landmark recording. Although it was recorded in the

12 03, 2015

Read of the Week: The Martian

By |March 12th, 2015|

If you are turned off by The Martian because you have heard it has science-fiction tendencies, I urge you to reconsider. The Martian by Andy Weir is an amazing novel; I could not put it down and already have plans to re-read it. The story is pretty simple: Mark Watney,

23 02, 2015

What is the Hoopla About?!

By |February 23rd, 2015|

It’s about movies, music, TV, and audiobooks- anywhere, anytime. The Deerfield Public library is excited to introduce Hoopla to our community.  Hoopla is a service that brings hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks right to your computer or device.  No holds necessary!  Everything on Hoopla is

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