DPL Highlights

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

8 02, 2017

New Podcast Episode Featuring Vicki Street

February 8th, 2017|DPL Highlights|

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

12 01, 2017

NEW! Board Games for Checkout at DPL

January 12th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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

12 01, 2017

Tune in to our New Community Podcast

January 12th, 2017|DPL Highlights, Library News|

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

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

20 12, 2016

Our Favorite Reads, Movies, & TV on DVD of 2016

December 20th, 2016|DPL Highlights|

It’s that time of year again… the time when everyone starts making their “Best of 2016” lists. We, of course, couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make one of our own and share our staff’s favorite books, movies, and TV on DVD from 2016. So here it is!

We just

13 12, 2016

Convenient Ways to Return Your Library Materials

December 13th, 2016|DPL Highlights|

One of the more common questions we get asked at the library is where items can be returned. We offer a number of convenient ways to return your library materials to help you avoid fines.

When the Library is open, bring your items inside to return them, or

4 11, 2016

Need to Renew Your Library Books? You Have Lots of Options!

November 4th, 2016|DPL Highlights|

In a previous post, we described how our patrons can renew library materials online, but did you know we offer several other options for renewals?

You can renew in person at library by presenting your library card or the item you would like to renew to the assistant at

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