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29 01, 2021

Digital Magazines Through Libby/Overdrive Now Available

By |January 29th, 2021|

The RBDigital app for digital magazines has been discontinued. But don’t despair! You still have access to great digital magazines through Libby/Overdrive. If you are not familiar with Overdrive, it is one of our providers of e-books and e-audiobooks. They now offer over 3,000 digital magazines in their collection as

12 01, 2021

New Online Resource: Check Illinois

By |January 12th, 2021|

Oftentimes just because something is considered a public record, doesn't always mean it's easy to access. In fact, it's not always clear where you should look, or even what you need to be looking for. This is something we are well aware of at the Deerfield Public Library, and it's

16 12, 2020

Adult Services’ Favorite Picks of 2020

By |December 16th, 2020|

As 2020 comes to a close, the Adult Services department would like to share our favorite reads and tv/movies that have gotten us through this year. You can find these titles and more in our library catalog (*access to Netflix is available on the library’s Roku device).  Books Death in

9 10, 2020

Ready, Set, Vote! Get Information on Voting

By |October 9th, 2020|

Less than a month away, the election is right around the corner. Voting can be confusing--from the different ways to vote to understanding what’s on your ballot. That’s why we have created a special voting resource page with all the information you need to make sure voting goes as smoothly

17 04, 2020

I Finished “Tiger King.” Now What?

By |April 17th, 2020|

Did you spend an entire weekend watching Tiger King like the rest of the country? During this time when we all need a little distraction, Netflix’s hottest show has captivated our attention and given us something to talk about besides COVID-19. If you watched the entire series in a few

7 04, 2020

Virtual Resources for Adults

By |April 7th, 2020|

While the library building may be closed, our virtual library is always open! The library has a number of great online resources for education, business, and entertainment. Here are a few of our favorite library resources, as well as a few free online resources. As always, if you have any

31 03, 2020

Community Resources and Assistance

By |March 31st, 2020|

Although the library is closed for the foreseeable future, we want to provide Deerfield residents with as much support as possible during this time. Below are a list of resources in case you need assistance (financial, transportation, food pantry, etc.) Village of Deerfield Information and Assistance: Village Hall: 847-945-5000 Police

23 05, 2019

Read Without Boundaries Summer Edition

By |May 23rd, 2019|

We are almost halfway through Vol. 2 of our popular reading program, Read Without Boundaries! We have explored themes such as mental health, women in history, Illinois history, and LGBTQ stories. If tackling a year-long reading challenge seems too daunting, our Read Without Boundaries Summer Edition is a great opportunity

27 12, 2018

Read Without Boundaries Vol. 2!

By |December 27th, 2018|

Read Without Boundaries is returning in 2019 with Volume 2! In 2018 we kicked off a new adult reading program, Read Without Boundaries, designed to challenge readers to read outside their comfort zones. Each month featured a different theme, encouraging readers to try new authors, genres and topics. Our

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