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
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
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
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
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
Last year, we started circulating Roku streaming players to our patrons, and one of the things they love is our growing movie collection on the Vudu app. We now have over 400 films in our collection. The other resource that has been very popular is the Netflix app. One of the
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
We’re excited to launch our second episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast. Each month we’ll be releasing an episode featuring conversations with dynamic Deerfield leaders, including business owners, elected officials, artists, educators, volunteers, and more!
This month, our feature interview is with with Vicki Street, Executive Director of the
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
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