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World War II

The WW2 Radio Hour!

Please join us on Sunday, July 29 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. as we present Nostalgia Entertainment's show, "The WW2 Radio Hour." The performers will be dressed in period costumes as they reenact a 1940s Radio Program that is fun for all ages. The radio "show" will feature favorite songs from the 1940s like “Boogie… Read More

Elizabeth Rynecki, “Chasing Portraits” Author, Sits Down with Us in the Podcast Studio

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the great pleasure of talking to Elizabeth Rynecki, author of Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter’s Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy. We discussed her amazing, decades-long project to find the missing paintings of her great-grandfather, Moshe Rynecki, who painted scenes of Polish-Jewish life in the… Read More

Finding Her Lost Art Legacy: Elizabeth Rynecki’s Journey

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 called Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter’s… Read More

VIDEO: Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp

It's been over 70 years since Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  Come join historian Sarah Okner, a descendant of internees, as she shares photos and details of daily life in an internment camp and the profound effects it had on those living there.  Click here to register… Read More

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