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
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
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!
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
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
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
Did you ever notice that books about pet dogs are shelved closer to books about vegetables than books about wolves? It’s all because of the Dewey Decimal System, through which our library organizes all nonfiction books and a few types of fiction books. Melvil Dewey developed the system at
After you’ve checked out the Kerry James Marshall exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Master Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, there is another exhibit you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendar, because it is one night only – at the Deerfield Public Library!
Taking part in the electoral process is one of our most basic and important rights as American citizens. The first step in the process is registering to vote!
Who can register to vote?
Be a United States citizen.
Be at least 18 years of age on or before the General