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At-Home Teen Book Bingo (Extended Through May 31)

Update: Extended to May 31! Teens grades 6-12 are welcome to participate in our virtual "At-Home Book Bingo" from April 20-May 31! Stay connected to reading (and the library) and be eligible for prizes for each bingo you get. Choose a book that matches the description of an open bingo square. Once you're done reading, cross… 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

Staff Picks: A Heart in a Body in the World

As hard as it may be to believe, 16-year-old Annabelle begins a 2,700-mile cross-country run with zero planning or foresight. She just knows that she needs to start, and she cannot stop until her heart gives her permission. Her life has imploded and running is the only thing that keeps her going.  She has so… Read More

Ukuleles are now available to check out

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the ukulele, but wanted to try it before you buy it? Now at  Deerfield Public Library, you can! Our newest Discovery Kits are ready for checkout: ukuleles! We kicked off our newest Discovery Kits with a special Ukulele Sing-a-long program in Youth Services last week, and… Read More

Telescopes available to check out at the Library!

Reading Takes You Everywhere! And if you have a Deerfield Public Library card, you can also visit the moon this summer—well, kind of! Deerfield Public Library card-holders are able to check out one of three Orion StarBlast telescopes, which were gifted to the Library from the Lake County Astronomical Society’s LoanStar Program. The telescopes come… Read More

Staff Pick: “I am Alfonso Jones”

Alfonso Jones is shot and killed by an off-duty cop while shopping in a store for his first suit. He’s 15 years old. Thus begins his journey as a ghost through the NYC subway system, interacting with other spirits who were also murdered through gun violence. In Tony Medina’s I am Alfonso Jones, these stories… 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

eNewsletter Update! Combining Three Into One

If you’ve ever had one of those moments where you thought, “I didn’t know that program was being offered at the Library,” or “I didn’t know about that Library resource,” you’re not alone. We often get feedback from patrons wanting to know the best way to stay “in the know” on Library happenings because they… Read More

Fanfiction: Learning What It is and Creating Your Own

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 controls and steer the storyline… Read More

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