DPL Highlights

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

13 04, 2017
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    New Podcast Episode: A Conversation with State Senator Julie Morrison

New Podcast Episode: A Conversation with State Senator Julie Morrison

April 13th, 2017|DPL Highlights|

In episode four of the Deerfield Library Podcast, we had the great pleasure of interviewing State Senator of Illinois’s 29th District, Julie Morrison. Formerly the West Deerfield Township Supervisor, Julie has served the Deerfield community for years and discusses her career path, how best to get involved in local

4 04, 2017

And the winners are…

April 4th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

The winners of the fourth annual Deerfield Public Library Tournament of Books have been determined! As you know, the winning fiction/graphic novel was Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The boy-wizard-all-grown-up was battling your favorite Early Reader duo, Elephant & Piggie, in We Are in a Book! No buzzer

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,

31 03, 2017

Who Will Be Your Champion? Voting Closes April 4!

March 31st, 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

28 03, 2017
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    Programming for Patrons with Special Needs: Working with the Deerfield Coalition

Programming for Patrons with Special Needs: Working with the Deerfield Coalition

March 28th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Programs and Events|

This past January, we at the Deerfield Public Library were thrilled to introduce our new quarterly program series, P.L.A.C.E. (Public Library Access and Community for Everyone), geared specifically towards our adult patrons with intellectual, cognitive, and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and caregivers. This new program series

14 03, 2017

Can’t Find Your Item on the Hold Shelf? Try This!

March 14th, 2017|DPL Highlights|

Placing a hold on an in-demand item is a great way to access a book, movie, or any other item that is currently checked out at the Library. (For more information on how to place a hold on an item, please see our video tutorial.) When an item you’ve

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

6 03, 2017

Talking Fire Safety with Ray Larson in Latest Podcast

March 6th, 2017|DPL Highlights|

For our third episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we interviewed Ray Larson, Deputy Chief of the Deerfield Bannockburn Fire District. He discusses the path to becoming a firefighter, fire and life safety tips, when to call 911, and some of the unusual situations they’ve responded to.  If