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3 01, 2017

2017 Guess The Grammys Contest

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

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 years

15 12, 2016

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

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

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 are,

25 10, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Making the Deerfield Cemetery Audio Tours

Librarian guides Anne and Ted from our Fall 2015 cemetery tours. 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

11 10, 2016

Michael Jackson “Thriller” Music Discussion

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.

6 10, 2016

Support for Students with Learning Differences

Studies have shown that the three percent of teens diagnosed with learning disabilities such as attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, and other learning challenges, struggle so much in high school that they give up hope of ever going to college.[1] But there is more than hope for these students. More and

4 10, 2016

NEW Crime Time Series: Chicago

A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness. - E.M. Forster Amateur sleuths look no further! The Deerfield Public Library’s new series, Crime Time, starts this fall and will feature a diverse blend of lectures, discussions, and book talks. On October 20, we

26 09, 2016

The ‘Art’ of Programming

There are as many reasons why people love art as there are books in a library. To many, art is a form of communication that to some feeds the senses and others is a form of self-expression and interpretation. Whatever the reason, the Library’s art programs are some of the

15 09, 2016

Fall Movie Discussion Series – Trumbo and the Hollywood Blacklist

Please join us for our Fall Movie Discussion series, which will focus on Dalton Trumbo and the Hollywood Blacklist. For our movie discussions, our multimedia librarian, Ted, will give a short talk about the background of each film. Learn some fun facts and trivia before watching the movie! Dalton Trumbo