1 06, 2022

Talking to Children About Difficult News

By |June 1st, 2022|

The news out of Texas last Tuesday was devastating. While it is nearly impossible to fathom the loss of such young and bright lives, for parents, it may also be difficult to consider talking to our children about the topic. In the Youth Services Department, we are here for you.

22 05, 2020

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at Home

By |May 22nd, 2020|

We all know a lot has changed in these last few months. Familiarity with things like e-learning, washing off groceries, and wearing face coverings has increased, while things such as in-person playdates or visits to the Library are off-limits for now. Thankfully, many things haven’t changed, such as the

13 04, 2020

Virtual Drop-in Craft: Recreate Your Favorite Book Cover

By |April 13th, 2020|

Let’s celebrate our favorite books while we all have to #StayAtHome! Think about a book you loved reading. It can be ANY book...picture book, non-fiction, comic book, chapter book. Whatever it is, recreate the cover and then tape it in your front window. When we’re all out and about walking,

26 07, 2018

Ukuleles are now available to check out

By |July 26th, 2018|

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele, but wanted to try it before you buy it? Now at  Deerfield Public Library, you can! Our newest Discovery Kits are ready for checkout: ukuleles! We kicked off our newest Discovery Kits with a special Ukulele Sing-a-long program in

16 08, 2016

Make the Library Part of Your Back to School Plan!

By |August 16th, 2016|

It’s that time of year again – time to head back to school! It may seem overwhelming, but the Library has great resources to help you get back into a learning frame of mind! Library Card First things first, you’ll need to get a library card! With your library card

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

8 04, 2015

2nd Annual Tournament of Books: Presenting Your Champions!

By |April 8th, 2015|

Nearly 1,000 votes were cast in our Championship Game, and your voices came through loud and clear! Wonder is your slam-dunk winner in the competition between Chapter Books and Picture Books, with The Day the Crayons Quit as your runner-up. In the Teen bracket, the contest was a bit closer,

14 01, 2015

Come One, Come All to the Preschool Fair!

By |January 14th, 2015|

On January 27, from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m., the Deerfield Public Library is thrilled to host its first-annual Preschool and Early Childhood Fair.  The Deerfield community is fortunate to have numerous preschools, day care centers, and early childhood enrichment programs.  Many of those organizations will host information tables at our

22 12, 2014

Read of the Week: The Map to Everywhere

By |December 22nd, 2014|

The Map to Everywhere is the fantastic first book in a new middle grade fantasy series by husband and wife team, Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis. Fin lives in the magical Khaznot Quay where he suffers from being forgettable. It’s not just that he doesn’t stand out; people truly

17 12, 2014

Best Children’s Books of 2014

By |December 17th, 2014|

As 2014 comes to an end, it seems that every newspaper, magazine, and blog features a “best of” list. It is no different in the realm of children’s literature. Several children’s books are at the top of these lists and first in our minds when we think of our favorites

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