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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

8 03, 2017

Discover Something New with Our Discovery Kits

We are thrilled to announce our new collection of Discovery Kits! Our Discovery Kits will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math concepts with hands-on making. The first kits that the Library is offering for check-out are Makey Makey Discovery Kits. Watch out for more exciting and creative DPL Discovery

2 03, 2017

Giving Tree Reception, March 9

It takes a Village to create a great Village library, and the first leaves on the new Giving Tree help tell that story. The Giving Tree, an initiative of the Library Board of Trustees, is a non-monetary recognition, which honors individuals and organizations that have made lasting contributions to the

12 01, 2017

NEW! Board Games for Checkout at DPL

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 for

12 01, 2017

Tune in to our New Community Podcast

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