Effective September 1, 2021, nearly all physical items in the Deerfield Public Library will check out for three weeks. Yes! Even the most current copies of movies will now be available for a three-week checkout. Staff periodically review our policies to ensure that we are continuing to provide our DPL
I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open for our regular days and hours, effective Monday, June 28, 2021. Thank you to the Deerfield community for your support during this time. Updated Hours for Service, effective June 28: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday:
I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open to the public for more hours beginning Monday, May 24. We look forward to seeing more of our patrons more often! In the interest of continued safety for our staff and patrons of all ages, we will still require
Contributed to by Anne, Cristina, and Heather The Deerfield Public Library stands with the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) in its recent statement condemning ongoing anti-Asian hate crimes that have permeated our country over the past year. Our Library strives to be a place of safety, inclusion, and diversity.
We have missed seeing our patrons! I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open to the public for limited hours beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. Updated Hours for Service, effective March 1 Curbside Pickup: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. NOTE: The location for curbside pickup will change on
Fine Free is finally here! Effective December 1, 2020, Deerfield Public Library will no longer collect overdue fines. For the past two years, Library staff has researched the pros and cons of overdue fines, including potential usage barriers, efficiencies, and the Library’s bottom line. A first step in this direction
Due to the rapid rise in cases of COVID-19 in both Lake and Cook Counties and surrounding areas, the Deerfield Public Library building is closed to the public until further notice. The library is taking this action with the guidance of the Illinois Department of Public Health and other agencies.
On late Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the Library was notified of a known exposure of COVID-19 at Deerfield Public Library between September 9-11, 2020. Based on the recommendations of the Illinois Department of Public Health, we were not required to close, and notification of this low-risk exposure to staff and
Update 10/29/2020: On October 28, Governor Pritzker announced new COVID-19 mitigation measures for region 9, which includes Deerfield. The Library’s current service model complies with the new regulations, so we will not make any service changes at this time. Our current service model prioritizes the safety and health of our
Our outdoor services - returns, curbside pickup, and grab-and-go crafts - have been hugely popular, which is gratifying. We have taken all necessary steps to prioritize the safety and health of our staff, patrons, and the greater community. With careful planning, we are ready to introduce additional services. We know