8 02, 2022

Celebrating Black History Month and the Life of Dr. Eve Beverly

By |February 8th, 2022|

The Library mourns the passing of someone who made a difference in our community: Dr. Eve Beverly (seen right above.) Our local history archives hold many important materials related to Drs. Eve and Sherman Beverly, heads of the first Black family to make Deerfield home when they moved here

24 02, 2021

Black Kid Joy! Books Celebrating the Black Experience

By |February 24th, 2021|

“There is Black struggle, but there is Black joy. Black joy is resistance.” --Patia Braithwaite There are many beautiful picture books featuring strong, smart, funny, and delightful BIPOC kids. Stories featuring kids of color don’t all need to be about racism and societal pressures, and it’s important to read books

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