Library News

24 04, 2017

Introducing Our New Baby Garden

April 24th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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

18 04, 2017
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    What’s New in Media? Come Browse Our CD Box Set Collection

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

April 18th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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

6 04, 2017

Be a Volunteen at the Library this Summer!

April 6th, 2017|Library News|

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

4 04, 2017

Celebrate Earth Month: It’s EASY being Green!

April 4th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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,

8 03, 2017

Discover Something New with Our Discovery Kits

March 8th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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

2 03, 2017

Giving Tree Reception, March 9

March 2nd, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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

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