On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we talk with writer Graham Ambrose. Graham has written for The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. A graduate of Deerfield High School, Graham wrote a recent history thesis at Yale about his hometown’s history and the housing integration crisis that
New Photographs of Local History The Library is happy to announce the addition of two stunning new photographs to our permanent art collection, due to a generous donation from the Friends of the Deerfield Library. Join us on Monday, January 21, 5-6:30 p.m., for a reception and unveiling event celebrating
Announcing our new, unique program series related to Deerfield’s history: The Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection. Continuing a community tradition, the Library is inviting residents, historians, and experts to offer new insights into the fight over an integrated housing development that was planned for the village in 1959.
On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, Claire Steiner, our head of Adult Services, fills in to interview William Hazelgrove. William is a Chicago author of many novels and nonfiction books and is a frequent and popular speaker here at the Library. William is currently working on a
On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we celebrate the Center for Enriched Living, a local non-profit organization serving people with developmental disabilities. The Center for Enriched Living (CEL) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In honor of this achievement, Executive Director Harriet Levy joined us to
Did you know there were dinosaurs in Deerfield? Have you heard about the endangered turtles? Or the 300-year-old trees? On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we learn about the plant and animal life around us with Nan Buckardt, Director of Education at the Lake County Forest Preserves.
On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are very happy to present a conversation with Sonali Dev, author of “books with a Bollywood beat.” Sonali came to the library last month to talk to one of our book groups and we jumped at the chance to interview
On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we have the great pleasure of presenting the voices of three local poets: Herb Berman, MJ Gabrielsen, and Jacqueline Nicole Harris. They are all members of the Library Poets group, which meets every Tuesday evening at the Library for a poetry
Many of us have memories of summer road trips--even if we haven’t been on one! The romance of the open road is deeply embedded in our culture. The road trip itself is, in many ways, an American institution. In 1960, the novelist John Steinbeck, by then himself an American institution,
On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the pleasure of talking to a very unique guest, wrestler Colt Cabana. Colt Cabana—real name Scott Colton—grew up in Deerfield dreaming of one day becoming a professional wrestler. Colt now wrestles around the world and has amassed a huge