4 05, 2022

TeenBookCloud from Tumblebooks

By |May 4th, 2022|

This summer, from now until August 15th, DPL teens and tweens will have free access to TeenBookCloud from TumbleBooks! Click here to access the collection: bit.ly/DPLTeenBookCloud. TeenBookCloud is an online database of YA/Teen eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a

7 02, 2019

Cartoonist Ken Krimstein discusses new book on DPL Podcast

By |February 7th, 2019|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the pleasure of talking to cartoonist Ken Krimstein. He’s the author of the recent book, The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, a comics biography of the Jewish-German philosopher. Ken is also a frequent cartoonist for The New Yorker and

17 08, 2018

Staff Picks: “All the Answers”

By |August 17th, 2018|

Long before Jeopardy!, there was Quiz Kids, a trivia program for children that debuted on the radio in the 1940s. One of its stars was Chicago’s Joel Kupperman, who became a regular contestant at age six and charmed listeners with his precocious math skills. He received thousands of fan letters

2 08, 2018

Comics Corner: Digital Comics on Hoopla

By |August 2nd, 2018|

Still reeling from Avengers: Infinity Wars? Can’t wait for the Justice League movie? I have good news for you! You can keep up with your favorite Marvel and DC characters as well as discover new favorites through Hoopla. Hoopla has an amazing collection of comic books with everything from Neil

16 05, 2017

Inspired by C2E2: Great Graphic Novels

By |May 16th, 2017|

A few weeks ago, I attended C2E2, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. Beyond the costumed fans and celebrity photo-ops, it’s a fantastic place to discover things to read! I went to several panels led by comics creators, critics, historians, and educators, who discussed their favorite graphic novels. Luckily, our

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