10 09, 2018

Meet Your Sensory Friendly Library

By |September 10th, 2018|

Would a gentler, more sensory friendly library experience work better for you or your family? Please join us for Meet Your Library: Accessibility Hour, a before-hours event on Sunday, September 23 from 12-1 p.m. Come experience the library with a calmer and more supportive environment. We will have family-friendly activities

10 08, 2018

2018 Guess the Emmys Contest

By |August 10th, 2018|

We love the awards shows here at the Deerfield Public Library. Please join us in this year's Guess the Emmys Contest. Choose who you think will win in ten different categories. Choose carefully because the Emmy awards are tough to predict! We’ll pick a first prize winner from the entries

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 10, 2017

Fanfiction: Learning What It is and Creating Your Own

By |October 5th, 2017|

Have you ever watched a TV show or read a book, and you were so sad when it ended because you wanted more more more!? Why not give fanfiction a try? Fanfiction writing combines a passion for a favorite series, character, or storyline with creative writing, where fans take the

28 09, 2017

PLACE Program: “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Film Discussion

By |September 28th, 2017|

Public Library Access and Community for Everyone At the Deerfield Public Library, we are committed to meeting the needs of ALL our patrons. With that in mind, we offer a program series geared specifically toward our adult and teen patrons with intellectual, cognitive, and developmental disabilities, as well as their

19 09, 2017

Finding Her Lost Art Legacy: Elizabeth Rynecki’s Journey

By |September 19th, 2017|

Sometimes when I need ideas or inspiration for adult Library programs, I head over to the Library’s nonfiction display and see what’s new. (Remember the program Last Chance Mustang? Yup, I found that book during one of my perusals.) As luck would have it, I happened upon a fascinating book

1 09, 2017

Guess the Emmy Awards Contest!

By |September 1st, 2017|

For many years we've done contests here at the Deerfield Public Library to guess the winners of the Oscars and Grammy awards. They've always been a lot of fun. So this year we thought we would add in the Emmy awards. Our Emmy Awards contest will begin on September 1

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.

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

28 03, 2017

Programming for Patrons with Special Needs: Working with the Deerfield Coalition

By |March 28th, 2017|

This past January, we at the Deerfield Public Library were thrilled to introduce our new quarterly program series, P.L.A.C.E. (Public Library Access and Community for Everyone), geared specifically towards our adult patrons with intellectual, cognitive, and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and caregivers. This new program series is

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