1 11, 2018

We love picture books!

By |November 1st, 2018|

When I first started working at the Deerfield Library, I read an article in the New York Times decreeing the demise of the picture book. Well, almost 11 years later, our shelves are still stocked with picture books full of beautiful prose and excellent art! Picture books haven’t gone away because

30 10, 2015

Picture Book Month: Celebrate!

By |October 30th, 2015|

Did you know that November is Picture Book Month? Picture Book Month is the celebration of the print picture book during the digital age. Picture books are wonderfully crafted and illustrated books made for sharing, telling, and re-telling stories. For children, picture books help shape their childhood. They create a

13 11, 2014

Happy #PictureBookMonth!

By |November 13th, 2014|

November means many things:  Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and, most importantly in the library world, Picture Book Month!  Here at the Deerfield Public Library, we're celebrating in a variety of ways.  We have daily recommendations of great picture books on Twitter (@DeerfieldPL); there is an ever-changing display in the Youth Services

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