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13 09, 2017

Public Art Open House, September 19

The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host a community open house on Tuesday, September 19 to showcase the 24 pieces selected for the 2017 Deerfield Public Art Program before they are put on display throughout the Village. The event will be held in the Library from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Light refreshments

1 08, 2017

Mobile Hotspots Now Available for Checkout

No internet connection? No problem! Come check out one of our new mobile hotspots to access the internet anywhere* on any of your devices. Here’s how it works… Mobile hotspots allow you to share a wireless network connection with other devices so they can access the internet. Devices connect to

13 07, 2017

Car Shopping? Try Our New Online Resource for Auto Loan Information

How much research do you do about a car loan when you’re car shopping? We’re excited to announce a new online resource for patrons in the market for buying a car: Auto Finance Resource. With Auto Finance Resource, you can get up-to-date, vetted quotes on the best available car loans

6 07, 2017

New Media Checkout Periods – Movies, TV Shows, & Board Games

Some of our patrons may remember that last year we did a survey at the Multimedia Desk asking our patrons if they would like to check out movies for seven (7) days instead of three (3). The results told us that yes, our patrons wanted longer checkout times for the

27 06, 2017

Three Reasons to Use Our Water Bottle Filling Station

We are pleased to announce the installation of a water bottle filling station at the water fountain on our upper level, just outside the restrooms located at the Library's entrance. We hope you'll use this new filling station because... You Can Save the Environment! Using a refillable water bottle is

9 05, 2017

Borrow a Telescope from the Library!

If you have an aspiring astronomer in your house, take note! Beginning on Monday, May 15, Deerfield Public Library cardholders will be able to check out an Orion Star Blast telescope. A gift to the Library from the Lake County Astronomical Society’s LoanStar Program, the telescope comes with everything needed

24 04, 2017

Introducing Our New Baby Garden

Many adults rediscover the public library when they become parents. Visiting the library quickly becomes part of their new routine, and they find that it offers much more than they remember from their own childhood, including: lapsit storytimes and family programs, a comfortable play area, a space to gather with

18 04, 2017

What’s New in Media? Come Browse Our CD Box Set Collection

Thanks to the new CD Box Set Collection we recently added in our Multimedia area,  we now have a great selection of CD Box Sets available for our patrons to check out. Some highlights from the collection include both the Stereo and Mono versions of the Complete Beatles, The Complete 1966

6 04, 2017

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

4 04, 2017

Celebrate Earth Month: It’s EASY being Green!

I remember the first Earth Day celebration in 1970! It was my freshman year of high school and our Social Studies teacher incorporated it into the curriculum. I don’t think many of us understood the scope of the issues, but what I learned in class, and in the news, stuck