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19 07, 2018

Board games at DPL: New games, new page, & more

All aboard! Here is a quick tour of the recent changes to the board game collection and webpage.   New games A number of new titles have been added to the collection since it began with more added every month.  By the end of the year the collection will have

26 06, 2018

Telescopes available to check out at the Library!

Reading Takes You Everywhere! And if you have a Deerfield Public Library card, you can also visit the moon this summer—well, kind of! Deerfield Public Library card-holders are able to check out one of three Orion StarBlast telescopes, which were gifted to the Library from the Lake County Astronomical Society’s

6 06, 2018

The Great American Read: Vote for your favorite book!

Vote to help choose America's and Deerfield's favorite book! What is the most loved novel in America? I can think of many, but it’s hard to pick just one, isn’t it? PBS has decided to find out which one is America’s favorite with their Great American Read program! In May,

5 06, 2018

Follow us on Snapchat: deerfieldpl

Deerfield Public Library is now on Snapchat! Want to stay up to date on all things at Deerfield Public Library for teens and young adults? Our Snapchat is the place to be! Follow us on Snapchat to view our Snap Story to stay in the know. On our Snapchat Story, you

2 04, 2018

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens at the Library!

Do you love the Library? Do you want to mentor younger kids? Do you need community service hours? Stop by the Library April 2-May 6 and drop off a volunteer application! Teens going into 7th grade through the age of 17 are welcome to apply. Not only will you have the

30 03, 2018

Recycle Your Shoes @ the Library, April 2-22

It IS easy being green (apologies to Kermit), and that starts at the ground level…your feet! Shoe Recycling April 2 - 22 Library Lobby Bring in (almost) any type of footwear, in (almost) any condition. Please keep pairs together: tie laces, or secure with rubber bands, or place in a

28 03, 2018

Champions of the 5th Annual Tournament of Books!

DRUM ROLL, PLEASE! You voted and voted and voted and voted...in fact, you all voted 8,643  times! That is a RECORD-SETTING number of votes in the Tournament of Books! Thank you for voting so often, and a special thank you to all of the wonderful DPS 109 school librarians for

22 03, 2018

Youth Board Games Are Here!

We are excited to announce that we have a new collection of Youth Board Games available to check out from the Library. This collection complements our popular and ever-growing Board Game collection for adults and families. The new collection is located near the Media desk, next to Youth Audio CDs.

26 02, 2018

Fill our Food Drive Shopping Cart!

The West Deerfield Township Food Pantry serves over 250 township residents each month who find themselves in need, either on a long-term or temporary basis. March 1-22, the Library will be collecting donations for the Food Pantry of non-perishable foodstuffs, household cleaning items, and personal hygiene products. Donations can be

12 02, 2018

Kindle E-readers Now Available for Checkout!

The Deerfield Public Library is now circulating Kindle E-readers! They are great for whether you're planning a trip or simply can't wait to read the next bestseller. Each Kindle comes preloaded with dozens of titles straight from The New York Times Best Seller list and our own Book Discussion Group Collection.