29 06, 2020

The “A” in STEAM

By |June 29th, 2020|

My favorite part of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) is the “A” for Art. There are so many cool ideas and websites that are out there, that your child will have plenty to choose from this summer. STEM + Art = STEAM Does your child like reading comics?

1 04, 2020

Art Without Boundaries

By |April 1st, 2020|

April 1-30 A pause on our normal daily routines, fortunately, does not have to mean an end to creativity, so to celebrate April’s RWB theme: Arts and Crafts, we have an additional challenge for you: Art without Boundaries! While the Library is closed, Read without Boundaries is still moving forward,

22 10, 2019

Get making with Creativebug

By |October 22nd, 2019|

If you can't wait for the opening of MakerSpace to start making, you can get a head start using our new online resource, Creativebug! Creativebug gives you unlimited access to thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. All you need is your Deerfield

19 09, 2017

Finding Her Lost Art Legacy: Elizabeth Rynecki’s Journey

By |September 19th, 2017|

Sometimes when I need ideas or inspiration for adult Library programs, I head over to the Library’s nonfiction display and see what’s new. (Remember the program Last Chance Mustang? Yup, I found that book during one of my perusals.) As luck would have it, I happened upon a fascinating book

8 08, 2017

A STEAMy Summer

By |August 8th, 2017|

Even though our Summer Reading Program is over and school is right around the corner, there is still plenty of time, and many ways, to celebrate all things STEAM! Science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities are easy to accomplish right in your house and also in your backyard.

20 06, 2017

Local History: A Tour of Deerfield’s Public Art

By |June 20th, 2017|

Who are the artists and art collectors whose work shapes the Deerfield community? Find out on our Deerfield Public Art Tour. Register here and join me on June 24 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. for a guided walking tour through the Library and downtown Deerfield. We’ll meet in the

26 09, 2016

The ‘Art’ of Programming

By |September 26th, 2016|

There are as many reasons why people love art as there are books in a library. To many, art is a form of communication that to some feeds the senses and others is a form of self-expression and interpretation. Whatever the reason, the Library’s art programs are some of the

11 09, 2014

Public Art Open House, September 18

By |September 11th, 2014|

After you’ve checked out the Magritte show at the Art Institute, and the David Bowie exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, there is one more hot art show this fall you will not want to miss. Mark your calendar because it is one night only and, no kidding, it

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