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Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program 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 who complete the program will… Read More

Summer Reading Program 2021: Reading Colors Your World

Add color and discovery to your summer by participating in our Summer Reading Program, Reading Colors Your World. This year’s theme provides the opportunity for community members of all ages to be creative, try new things, explore art, and find beauty in diversity.  Online registration for children and teens opens on Saturday, June 5 at… Read More

Summer Reading Program 2020: Read Green, Live Green

If you are like me, you are looking for ways to keep your kids engaged in a meaningful way while school is out this summer. While many of the usual summer activities are unavailable this year, happily summer reading continues to be available. Studies have shown that children who read over the summer do better… Read More

Summer Reading Program 2019: It’s Showtime at Your Library

Lights! Camera! Action!…our Summer Reading Program for kids and teens kicks off on Saturday, June 8. This year’s theme, It’s Showtime at Your Library, celebrates all the ways that reading can put you in the front row for drama, comedy, and adventure. Building off of that theme, there will be plenty of opportunities to kick… Read More

Summer volunteer opportunities for teens at DPL

Do you love the Library? Do you want to be a mentor for younger kids? Do you need community service hours? Stop by the Library anytime after April 1 to pick up an application and return it by 9 p.m. on Monday, May 6! Teens going into 7th grade through the age of 17 are… Read More

Summer Reading Program 2018: Reading Takes You Everywhere

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 otherwise encounter. Building off of… Read More

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens at the Library!

Do you love the Library? Do you want to mentor younger kids? Do you need community service hours? Stop by the Library April 2-May 6 and drop off a volunteer application! Teens going into 7th grade through the age of 17 are welcome to apply. Not only will you have the opportunity to mentor younger children… Read More

Summer Reading Program 2017: Reading by Design

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. It’s about celebrating authors, illustrators,… Read More

Be a Volunteen at the Library this Summer!

If you love giving back to your community, have a passion for literacy, and are interested in working with your peers in a fun-filled environment, then becoming a STAR Volunteer at the Library is basically the best idea ever. Check out the info below and come join us at the Library; we're awesome, I promise!… Read More

Prize Details for Summer Reading Program 2015

It’s the final countdown for Read to the Rhythm Summer Reading Program 2015 at Deerfield Public Library! Our program officially ends this Saturday, August 8 with a family Beach Party Concert featuring Dave Rudolf. We are so excited that so many people signed up to participate in our Summer Reading Program this year, and we… Read More

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