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2 04, 2018

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

30 03, 2018

Recycle Your Shoes @ the Library, April 2-22

It IS easy being green (apologies to Kermit), and that starts at the ground level…your feet! Shoe Recycling April 2 - 22 Library Lobby Bring in (almost) any type of footwear, in (almost) any condition. Please keep pairs together: tie laces, or secure with rubber bands, or place in a

28 03, 2018

Champions of the 5th Annual Tournament of Books!

DRUM ROLL, PLEASE! You voted and voted and voted and voted...in fact, you all voted 8,643  times! That is a RECORD-SETTING number of votes in the Tournament of Books! Thank you for voting so often, and a special thank you to all of the wonderful DPS 109 school librarians for

22 03, 2018

Youth Board Games Are Here!

We are excited to announce that we have a new collection of Youth Board Games available to check out from the Library. This collection complements our popular and ever-growing Board Game collection for adults and families. The new collection is located near the Media desk, next to Youth Audio CDs.

26 02, 2018

Fill our Food Drive Shopping Cart!

The West Deerfield Township Food Pantry serves over 250 township residents each month who find themselves in need, either on a long-term or temporary basis. March 1-22, the Library will be collecting donations for the Food Pantry of non-perishable foodstuffs, household cleaning items, and personal hygiene products. Donations can be

12 02, 2018

Kindle E-readers Now Available for Checkout!

The Deerfield Public Library is now circulating Kindle E-readers! They are great for whether you're planning a trip or simply can't wait to read the next bestseller. Each Kindle comes preloaded with dozens of titles straight from The New York Times Best Seller list and our own Book Discussion Group Collection.

2 02, 2018

Register to Vote @ the Library, February 11

Maybe you’ve heard… there is an election coming up! Are you registered to vote at your current address? The League of Women Voters of Deerfield/Lincolnshire will be registering voters at the Library on Sunday, February 11, 1-4 p.m. Regular registration for the March 20 Primary Election ends on Tuesday, February

29 01, 2018

2018 Guess The Oscars Contest!

This is our favorite time of the year at the Multimedia Desk… award show season! To celebrate the Academy Awards we’re having another ‘Guess the Oscars’ contest this year. Choose who you think will win the Oscar in 10 categories. A winner will be chosen from the entries with the

8 01, 2018

New Program: Classic Book Discussions at the Deerfield Public Library

Deerfield loves reading classics. Works by Shakespeare, Homer, and Tolstoy are always popular checkouts at the library, and maybe always will be. Occasionally, a title like Sinclair Lewis’ It Can’t Happen Here will become newly relevant and shoot up our charts. In the past year, Deerfield patrons have also consistently

3 01, 2018

2018 Guess the Grammys Contest!

Join us for one of our most popular contests of the year! Choose who you think will win the Grammy Award in 11 different categories. A winner will be chosen from the entries with the most number of correct answers. First and second place prizes will be awarded. Entries will be