Programs and Events

17 02, 2017

Tournament of Books is Back! Ready to Vote?

February 17th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

This is going to be a SLAM DUNK Tournament of Books! We are hoping to break our record of over 6,000 votes last year and reach 7,000 votes in this, our 4th annual tournament! You can help us reach that goal by voting early and often for your favorite

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

25 10, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Making the Deerfield Cemetery Audio Tours

October 25th, 2016|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

The Deerfield Public Library is proud to present recorded tours of the Deerfield Historical Cemetery! Right now you can take a tour through Deerfield’s history via the residents buried in the cemetery, and on Veterans Day we’ll be adding a special military history tour, highlighting the veterans buried here

11 10, 2016

Michael Jackson “Thriller” Music Discussion

October 11th, 2016|Programs and Events|

For the Fall Music Discussion, we’ll be listening to and talking about an album that has at least one “spooky” song, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”. Please come join us on Saturday, October 22 at 1:00 p.m. Register now!

“Thriller” is still the biggest selling album of all time and was a landmark in many ways.