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Best Books of 2022: Youth and Teen Selections

The Deerfield Public Library youth librarians are happy to present our favorite books from 2022! Books are mostly listed by author's last name. Baby's Firsts Nancy Raines Day ; illustrated by Michael Emberley. Baby Book (E BABY BOOKS GROWING UP D)   Yes! No! A first conversation about consent words by Megan Madison & Jessica… Read More

Native American Heritage Month: Youth and Teen Selections

November is officially recognized as Native American Heritage Month. The aim is to provide a platform for Native people in the United States of America to share their culture, traditions, crafts, and ways and concepts of life. It is not only a month to celebrate these cultures, but also to bring awareness to the concerns… Read More

TeenBookCloud from Tumblebooks

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 robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced… Read More

Parent Cafe: Great Books to Give

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 like to try before you… Read More

Personalized Picks: Find Your Next Great Read or Watch

So you’re at home, in the car, on vacation, or taking a break from work and the one thing you want is the perfect book or movie that draws you in immediately. We get it. Which is why we are thrilled to offer a brand new service at the Deerfield Public Library called Personalized Picks.… Read More

Read Without Boundaries Vol. 2!

Read Without Boundaries is returning in 2019 with Volume 2! In 2018 we kicked off a new adult reading program, Read Without Boundaries, designed to challenge readers to read outside their comfort zones. Each month featured a different theme, encouraging readers to try new authors, genres and topics. Our themes included immigration stories, poetry, travel,… Read More

Visit the best (and only) used bookstore in Deerfield

Deerfield has a used bookstore? Sure does! This cozy, easy to browse spot with a wide variety of offerings is kind of a hidden gem. Hint: it’s in the Library! The Friends of the Deerfield Public Library Bookstore! Next time you come into the library continue straight ahead and you will dead-end (though anything but)… Read More

The Great American Read: Vote for your favorite book!

Vote to help choose America's and Deerfield's favorite book! What is the most loved novel in America? I can think of many, but it’s hard to pick just one, isn’t it? PBS has decided to find out which one is America’s favorite with their Great American Read program! In May, PBS released a list of… Read More

Staff Picks: “River of Teeth”

True story: In 1910, the United States was suffering from a meat shortage. In addition, an invasive plant, the water hyacinth, was choking U.S. waterways and hindering transportation. A bold idea was presented to Congress to import hippos from Africa and raise them in the bayous of Louisiana. The Hippos would eat the water hyacinths… Read More

What Deerfield Read in 2017

Deerfield is definitely a community of readers! Our readers enjoy their stories in print, e-books, and audiobooks. They enjoy new and not-as-new titles. Both adult and youth love scanning Guinness world records. And youth continue to clamor for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Looking for a wonderful winter read? While our staff is… Read More

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