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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

24 08, 2016

Register to Vote by October 11

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

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

10 05, 2016

Three Things You Might Not Know About Your Library Card

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. Usually,

10 11, 2015

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

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