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30 12, 2021

The Library is Streaming on Twitch!

By |December 30th, 2021|

Update: If you were sad that our last stream didn't work out as planned, fear not! We'll be streaming the board game Photosynthesis on Tuesday, January 18. PLUS, we'll be playing Stardew Valley live on Thursday, January 20. See you then. We’re excited to let you know that starting on

9 09, 2021

Genealogy One-on-Ones: Discover Your Family History, September 23

By |September 9th, 2021|

I’ve spent a lot of time this past year delving into genealogy, getting lost for hours in Ancestry.com’s records, and discovering new information about my family’s history. I know I’m not alone in this search, and I know also that I’m not alone in getting stuck every once in a

3 08, 2021

True Crime Book Discussion: American Predator

By |August 3rd, 2021|

Join us for our new True Crime Book Discussion on Monday, August 16 from 7-8 p.m. What does it take to catch a serial killer?  I’ve always been fascinated by that question. Whether it’s watching Criminal Minds on repeat or devouring a book by John Douglas or Ann Rule, I’m drawn

11 06, 2021

Personalized Picks: Find Your Next Great Read or Watch

By |June 11th, 2021|

So you’re at home, in the car, on vacation, or taking a break from work and the one thing you want is the perfect book or movie that draws you in immediately. We get it. Which is why we are thrilled to offer a brand new service at the Deerfield

14 04, 2021

Sign-up for a Genealogy One-on-One, May 6

By |April 14th, 2021|

Family history research can be time-consuming but extremely rewarding. There’s nothing quite like discovering a female ancestor’s maiden name, allowing you access to an entire new branch of your family, or discovering the records that confirm your ancestor’s profession. But sometimes you can get stuck and don’t know where to

27 02, 2020

Libby/Overdrive: Changes to digital holds

By |February 27th, 2020|

Picking up digital holds is changing! Starting Monday, March 2, when a title you have on hold through the Libby app or the Digital Library of Illinois website becomes available, you’ll get a notification and will have three days (72 hours) to claim the title. Digital holds will no longer

2 08, 2018

Comics Corner: Digital Comics on Hoopla

By |August 2nd, 2018|

Still reeling from Avengers: Infinity Wars? Can’t wait for the Justice League movie? I have good news for you! You can keep up with your favorite Marvel and DC characters as well as discover new favorites through Hoopla. Hoopla has an amazing collection of comic books with everything from Neil

21 06, 2018

Staff Picks: “The Power”

By |June 21st, 2018|

  What would happen if suddenly every woman on the planet had the power to electrocute others with the flick of her fingers? Naomi Alderman takes you on a terrifying ride that digs deep into human nature and how a sudden shift in the power dynamics between men and women

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