26 06, 2018

Telescopes available to check out at the Library!

By |June 26th, 2018|

Reading Takes You Everywhere! And if you have a Deerfield Public Library card, you can also visit the moon this summer—well, kind of! Deerfield Public Library card-holders are able to check out one of three Orion StarBlast telescopes, which were gifted to the Library from the Lake County Astronomical Society’s

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

5 09, 2017

STEAM in the Kitchen

By |September 5th, 2017|

We’ve moved from the backyard to the kitchen, but we’re still celebrating science and math activities that you can do with your child. There are many activities to do in and around your kitchen to help your child develop math and science literacy.   Magic Milk is

25 08, 2017

Staff Picks: Grand Canyon

By |August 25th, 2017|

Children’s author and artist Jason Chin is best known for his innovative spins on nonfiction topics, and his newest project, “Grand Canyon”, does not disappoint. This engaging picture book highlights one of America’s most beloved landforms. The text begins with the basics: “Rivers carve canyons. When they cut down into

24 08, 2017

Building Literacy through Singing

By |August 24th, 2017|

We clap and sing hello, we clap and sing hello! Did you know that singing is one of the five early literacy practices that you can engage in with your child? Along with reading, writing, talking, and playing – singing is a valuable (and fun!) way to help your

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.

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.

9 05, 2017

Borrow a Telescope from the Library!

By |May 9th, 2017|

If you have an aspiring astronomer in your house, take note! Beginning on Monday, May 15, Deerfield Public Library cardholders will be able to check out an Orion Star Blast telescope. A gift to the Library from the Lake County Astronomical Society’s LoanStar Program, the telescope comes with everything needed

4 04, 2017

And the winners are…

By |April 4th, 2017|

The winners of the fourth annual Deerfield Public Library Tournament of Books have been determined! As you know, the winning fiction/graphic novel was Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The boy-wizard-all-grown-up was battling your favorite Early Reader duo, Elephant & Piggie, in We Are in a Book! No buzzer beater

31 03, 2017

Who Will Be Your Champion? Voting Closes April 4!

By |March 31st, 2017|

After a week in which we saw almost 1,500 votes cast, we are down to two titles! Your favorite book in the fiction/graphic novel bracket was (drum roll, please) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! That will face the winner in the picture book/early reader bracket, which was...We Are in

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