The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has impacted all our lives in unexpected and often very challenging ways. However, for some, the isolation is causing dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations. As reported by the Daily Herald on May 12, “Officials from A Safe Place, the largest domestic violence nonprofit in Lake County, reported
While the COVID-19 crisis has left most of us feeling isolated and disconnected, many senior citizens and persons with disabilities have also lost critical social and educational lifelines. Despite our temporary-closure, the Deerfield Public Library is committed to reaching all our patrons and providing modified services as best we can.
Would a gentler, more sensory friendly library experience work better for you or your family? Please join us for Meet Your Library: Accessibility Hour, a before-hours event on Sunday, September 23 from 12-1 p.m. Come experience the library with a calmer and more supportive environment. We will have family-friendly activities
Public Library Access and Community for Everyone At the Deerfield Public Library, we are committed to meeting the needs of ALL our patrons. With that in mind, we offer a program series geared specifically toward our adult and teen patrons with intellectual, cognitive, and developmental disabilities, as well as their
This past January, we at the Deerfield Public Library were thrilled to introduce our new quarterly program series, P.L.A.C.E. (Public Library Access and Community for Everyone), geared specifically towards our adult patrons with intellectual, cognitive, and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and caregivers. This new program series is
Public Library Access and Community for Everyone. Are you looking for your place? Look no further! At the Deerfield Public Library, we are committed to meeting the needs of ALL our patrons. With that in mind, we are very excited to announce that we are introducing a new program series
Taking part in the electoral process is one of our most basic and important rights as American citizens. It gives us a say on crucial issues that may affect us, and allows us a voice in choosing our representatives in local, state, and federal government. This can be especially important
Are you new to the Deerfield area? Are you visiting us from a neighboring community? Do you have an aging Deerfield Library card in your wallet? Everyone, from the newest card-holder to the most seasoned library user, has questions about our circulation policies from time to time; and we want
If you are a frequent patron of the library, you probably know that we have printers and copy machines available for your convenience, but do you know that we have a scanner and fax station as well? If you have not yet been introduced to our BookScan station, we would
Have you ever come to the library in search of an item, only to find that we do not carry it? While we always strive to maintain a collection that meets the needs of all our patrons, at times we may not have the particular item you are looking for.