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28 02, 2019

Staff Picks: A Heart in a Body in the World

By |February 28th, 2019|

As hard as it may be to believe, 16-year-old Annabelle begins a 2,700-mile cross-country run with zero planning or foresight. She just knows that she needs to start, and she cannot stop until her heart gives her permission. Her life has imploded and running is the only thing that keeps

8 02, 2019

Vote in our 6th annual Tournament of Books!

By |February 8th, 2019|

Our 6th annual Tournament of Books is back...and it’s bigger and better than ever! This year, we have a whopping five different brackets, and we can’t wait to crown five new champions in March! You can vote for your favorite picture books, early readers, chapter books, comic books, and Teen

7 02, 2019

Cartoonist Ken Krimstein discusses new book on DPL Podcast

By |February 7th, 2019|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the pleasure of talking to cartoonist Ken Krimstein. He’s the author of the recent book, The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, a comics biography of the Jewish-German philosopher. Ken is also a frequent cartoonist for The New Yorker and

29 01, 2019

NEW: Stream movies, documentaries, and more on Kanopy!

By |January 29th, 2019|

Watch some of the best selections in cinema for free with your Library card! I am so excited to announce the launch of Kanopy. This resource will give Deerfield patrons access to thousands of movies, documentaries, TV series, and kids content. Go behind the scenes of Hamilton, or tune in

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

15 11, 2018

The Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection

By |November 15th, 2018|

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.