Programs and Events

22 03, 2017

From Chicago’s West Side to Haute Couture

March 22nd, 2017|Programs and Events|

What do haute couture and Chicago’s west side have in common? Mainbocher.

You would not be the first person surprised to learn that Main Rousseau Bocher from East Garfield Park became one of only two American couturiers in history. While Mainbocher ended up in 1930s Paris and then spent

9 03, 2017

Who Will Be Your Champion?

March 9th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

After a week in which we saw almost 1,500 votes cast, we are down to two titles! Your favorite book in the fiction/graphic novel bracket was (drum roll, please) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! That will face the winner in the picture book/early reader bracket, which was…We Are

7 03, 2017

Spring Movie Discussion: Oscar Best Picture Nominees

March 7th, 2017|Programs and Events|

This Spring for our Movie Discussion series we’ll be watching three of the films that were nominated for the Best Picture award at this year’s Oscars, including the Best Picture winner, Moonlight. Each of these films are interesting and powerful in their own way and are well worth watching.

10 02, 2017

2017 Guess the Oscars Contest!

February 10th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

February is our favorite month of the year at the Multimedia Desk… because in February we get to watch both the Grammy Awards and the Oscars!

To celebrate the Academy Awards we’re having another ‘Guess the Oscars’ contest this year. Choose who you think will win the Oscar in 10

31 01, 2017

The True Story of an Orphan Train Rider

January 31st, 2017|Programs and Events|

Emily looked around frantically. She couldn’t find her family anywhere. The church meeting they were attending was small, so they couldn’t have gone far. After some time, a fellow churchgoer approached Emily and said her family had already left. Why would they leave without her? She thought this foster

9 01, 2017

New Year, New You: Setting & Achieving Your Resolutions

January 9th, 2017|Programs and Events|

As we kick off 2017, we know many people are making their New Year’s Resolutions. With the help of Jennie Michalik, Sachs Recreation Center’s Wellness Services Coordinator, we are excited to offer a special program to help you set meaningful goals and achieve them. Below, Jennie offers some helpful advice to get you started,

3 01, 2017

2017 Guess The Grammys Contest

January 3rd, 2017|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

Join us for one of our most popular contests of the year! Choose who you think will win the Grammy award in 11 different categories. A winner will be chosen from the entries with the most correct answers. First and second place prizes will be awarded.

Entries will be accepted until

27 12, 2016

Who Do You Think You Are? Telling Your Family’s Story

December 27th, 2016|Programs and Events|

Family history and genealogical research is one of my passions, and I’m lucky enough to say that I come from a grand familial tradition of writing down my family’s stories. My great-aunt, an incredibly interesting woman in her own right who was a stenographer at the Nuremberg Trials, spent

15 12, 2016
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    This is your P.L.A.C.E.: Film Discussion “The Princess Bride”

This is your P.L.A.C.E.: Film Discussion “The Princess Bride”

December 15th, 2016|Programs and Events|

Public Library Access and Community for Everyone.
Are you looking for your place? Look no further! At the Deerfield Public Library, we are committed to meeting the needs of ALL our patrons. With that in mind, we are very excited to announce that we are introducing a new program series

5 12, 2016

Winter Movie/TV Discussion – BritTV Favorites

December 5th, 2016|Programs and Events|

About a year ago we introduced a new section in our Media area: BritTV. The BritTV section, a very successful part of our media collection, includes TV series that originally aired in England. British TV shows are a little different than most TV shows from the US in that most episodes