11 07, 2022

Youth Grab & Go: Paper Plate Suncatcher

By |July 11th, 2022|

Create a beautiful suncatcher for your favorite sunny spot in your home! Kits are available while supplies last outside in the green creation station and inside the Library in the Youth Services Department. Instructions: Look at your tissue paper and THINK about a design that you'd like to make.

2 06, 2022

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program 2022

By |June 2nd, 2022|

Calling all children and teens! Challenge yourself this summer by participating in our Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program. Register online or at the Library any time starting Saturday, June 4. Track your reading and complete fun activities to enter weekly drawings and finish the program. All participants

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.

11 04, 2022

Grab and Go: April Showers Bring May Flowers

By |April 11th, 2022|

April’s Grab and Go craft kit celebrates April’s rainy weather AND the blooms that we look forward to next month. Your child can create an umbrella that flips to become a flower growing out of the ground! Kits are available outside at our green Creation Station or in Youth Services,

9 04, 2022

Parent Cafe: All Aboard the STEAM Train

By |April 9th, 2022|

Looking for easy, at-home STEAM activities? Find them here in our latest Parent Cafe video! STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Want to encourage your child in these subjects? In this video, we'll talk about how you and your child can have

14 03, 2022

Youth and Tween Grab and Go Kits: Air-Dry Clay Crafts

By |March 14th, 2022|

This month, we are introducing new tween Grab & Go kits in addition to youth and teen ones! You can pick up either kit from the Creation Station outside the library or in the Youth Department, while supplies last. Here are the instructions for both the Tween and Youth crafts.

23 11, 2021

Parent Cafe: Great Books to Give

By |November 23rd, 2021|

Books make great holiday gifts! In our latest Parent Café video, you’ll find recommendations of picture books, early readers and early chapter books, fiction, and non-fiction titles that your children...or any special children in your life...will enjoy. All of these titles are available in the Youth Services Department if you’d

18 10, 2021

October Grab and Go: Watercolor Wonder

By |October 18th, 2021|

This month, kids and teens have the same Grab and Go kit - a watercolor set! Watercoloring is a fun, easy, and relaxing activity to do. And with some common household items, you can create special effects too!  Layers: After painting with one color, immediately paint with another

29 09, 2021

Youth Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month

By |September 29th, 2021|

On September 15, Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off and will go until October 15. Are you looking for book suggestions or activities to do with your children? Well, look no further! We also have a display in the Youth Department at the library. Stop by and check it out! Picture

11 08, 2021

Kids’ Online Library Resources for Back-to-School

By |August 11th, 2021|

Does the appearance of school supplies at Target fill your heart with anticipation or dread? Perhaps a little of both? Whether you’ve taken the summer off from academics or can’t wait to get back to school, the Deerfield Public Library has an online resource for you! All you need

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