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8 11, 2018

Introducing our NEW mobile app and events calendar

By |November 8th, 2018|

Our new DPL mobile app and our new event calendar have arrived! These tools are here to make your experience with the Library even better. About the mobile app The new Deerfield Public Library mobile app allows you to access the Library anytime, anywhere! You can download the new app from the App Store

8 11, 2018

Author William Hazelgrove on the DPL Podcast

By |November 8th, 2018|

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

1 11, 2018

We love picture books!

By |November 1st, 2018|

When I first started working at the Deerfield Library, I read an article in the New York Times decreeing the demise of the picture book. Well, almost 11 years later, our shelves are still stocked with picture books full of beautiful prose and excellent art! Picture books haven’t gone away because

30 10, 2018

Which book did Deerfield choose as it’s most loved novel?

By |October 30th, 2018|

In May, PBS launched its Great American Read program to find America’s most loved novel. A list of 100 books was created and Americans were asked to vote for their favorite. After months of waiting, PBS finally announced the winner last week. Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was named

11 10, 2018

Center for Enriched Living shares 50th-anniversary highlights on DPL Podcast

By |October 11th, 2018|

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

2 10, 2018

Staff Picks: “I’m Just No Good At Rhyming”

By |October 2nd, 2018|

What happens when Chris Harris, a producer known for his work on the T.V. show How I Met Your Mother, decides to take a stab at writing children’s literature? The answer is a book of poetry that will leave readers of all ages (even self-proclaimed “not poetry people”) laughing out