29 05, 2018

Summer Reading Program 2018: Reading Takes You Everywhere

By |May 29th, 2018|

It’s the time of year we’ve all been waiting for…our Summer Reading Program for kids, teens, and adults kicks off on Saturday, June 9! This year’s theme, Reading Takes You Everywhere, is meant to inspire readers to explore new worlds and learn about people, places, and things they might not

31 05, 2017

Summer Reading Program 2017: Reading by Design

By |May 31st, 2017|

It's the time of year we've all been waiting for... our Summer Reading Program for kids, teens, and adults kicks off on Saturday, June 10! From architecture and engineering to graffiti and street art, this year's Summer Reading theme, Reading by Design, is meant to inspire readers to explore their own creativity.

7 04, 2016

Read of the Week: Good Mourning

By |April 7th, 2016|

Say what you want about me, but I like learning about dead people. I loved Mary Roach's book “Stiff” and the HBO television series “Six Feet Under” is my favorite show of all time. I’m fascinated by what happens to us when we die, as morbid as a topic as

16 02, 2016

Guess the Oscars Contest

By |February 16th, 2016|

February is our favorite month of the year at the Media Desk. Because in February we get to watch both the Grammy awards and the Oscars! To celebrate the Academy Awards we're having another Guess the Oscars contest this year. Choose who you think will win the Oscar in 10

11 01, 2016

Learning About the Hubble Telescope

By |January 11th, 2016|

Since the time of Galileo, astronomers have shared a single goal -- to see more, see farther and see deeper. For 25 years, the Hubble Space Telescope, which orbits the earth, has been one of the greatest advances toward achieving that goal and is considered one of NASA’s most successful science

20 08, 2015

Read of the Week: The Underwriting

By |August 20th, 2015|

Described as “The Social Network meets The Wolf of Wall Street”,  Michelle Miller’s debut novel The Underwriting, sounded like the perfect summer read. I really have no understanding of how things work on Wall Street, so I thought I might gain a little insight while enjoying a juicy read. I

5 08, 2015

Prize Details for Summer Reading Program 2015

By |August 5th, 2015|

It’s the final countdown for Read to the Rhythm Summer Reading Program 2015 at Deerfield Public Library! Our program officially ends this Saturday, August 8 with a family Beach Party Concert featuring Dave Rudolf. We are so excited that so many people signed up to participate in our Summer Reading

11 06, 2015

Read to the Rhythm! Summer Reading Program 2015

By |June 11th, 2015|

We're celebrating our annual Library-wide Summer Reading Program, Read to the Rhythm, with activities and prizes that will get you moving to the beat all summer long! Summer Reading runs from Saturday, June 13 to Saturday, August 8 and is open to ALL ages. Join us for our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off

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

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