Library News

12 01, 2017

NEW! Board Games for Checkout at DPL

January 12th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

We are very excited to introduce board games into our circulating collection. For the first time ever patrons will be able to browse our collection of board games (located near the Media Desk) and check them out to bring home. Up to two games at a time may be checked out

12 01, 2017

Tune in to our New Community Podcast

January 12th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

We are excited to announce the launch of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast! We’ll be releasing monthly episodes featuring conversations with dynamic Deerfield leaders, including business owners, elected officials, artists, educators, volunteers, and more.

Deerfield’s current Mayor, Harriet Rosenthal, is our feature interviewee this month. Mayor Rosenthal discusses her path

24 08, 2016

Register to Vote by October 11

August 24th, 2016|DPL Highlights, Library News|

Taking part in the electoral process is one of our most basic and important rights as American citizens. The first step in the process is registering to vote!

Who can register to vote?

Be a United States citizen.
Be at least 18 years of age on or before the General

1 06, 2016

Finals Week @ the Library

June 1st, 2016|Library News|

In response to the high number of student requests for additional quiet study areas during Finals Week, in conjunction with the high demand by community groups for use of the Library’s meeting rooms, following are the Library spaces available for deep and creative thought!

Quiet Study:

Upper Level

Cozy chairs in

10 05, 2016

Three Things You Might Not Know About Your Library Card

May 10th, 2016|Library News|

You can use your Deerfield card at public libraries all over Illinois!

Perhaps you live in Deerfield, but another public library is closer to your workplace. If you take your valid card to the Circulation Desk at that library, they will be able to register it in their system.

10 11, 2015

New and Improved at DPL…Your Self-Checkout Stations!

November 10th, 2015|DPL Highlights, Library News|

We have updated the look and functionality of our self-checkout stations for an easier and smoother checkout experience for patrons!

The first thing you will notice about the updated self-checkout is the new main menu. Now, you can access Check-Out, Make a Payment, Renew, and Account right from the main menu. To

4 09, 2015

Welcome Reception for New Library Director

September 4th, 2015|DPL Highlights, Library News|

2 09, 2015

Public Art Open House, September 17

September 2nd, 2015|DPL Highlights, Library News|

After you’ve checked out the Whistler/Roussel exhibit at the Art Institute, and the Freedom Principle exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, there is another hot art show you will not want to miss. Mark your calendar, because it is one night only – at the Deerfield Public Library!


20 05, 2015

Library Closed: Tuesday, June 2 & Wednesday, June 3

May 20th, 2015|Library News|

The Deerfield Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3 for replacement of the building’s major electrical panel. It is anticipated that there will be full access to the Library’s website, catalog, and downloadable books, movies, and music. The book drops will be open,