10 05, 2022

Convenient Ways to Return Your Library Materials

By |May 10th, 2022|

One of the more common questions we get asked at the library is where items can be returned. We offer a number of convenient ways to return your library materials! 1. When the Library is open Feel free to bring your items inside to return them, or place them

25 04, 2022

Take a 3D Virtual Tour of the Library!

By |April 25th, 2022|

Visit the Library without ever leaving the comfort of your own home: a digital twin of the main floor of Deerfield Public Library is now open for viewing 24/7.  Thanks to the technology of Matterport, you can let your eyes do the walking as you tour the main floor.

5 04, 2022

Birdwatching Kit: New in the Library of Things

By |April 5th, 2022|

One of the more beautiful things about springtime is the rejuvenation of outdoor life. Flowers begin to bloom, leaves regrow, and birds return to soak up northern Illinois weather. Don’t miss your opportunity to observe the birds in their natural habitat with our brand new Bird Watching Kit! If you

8 03, 2022

New Collection: Memory Kits

By |March 8th, 2022|

As part of the Library’s commitment to the Dementia Friendly Community initiative of West Deerfield Township, we have added another new feature to our collection: Memory Kits. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 6.2 million Americans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form

16 02, 2022

Exercise your mind with BrainHQ!

By |February 16th, 2022|

BrainHQ is your personal gym for brain training! We’ve all heard that keeping your brain sharp may help delay the onset of memory loss and that crossword puzzles and sudoku are great ways to do that. However, the scientific evidence doesn’t totally support that. Crossword puzzles flex only one

27 01, 2022

Household Goods Drive

By |January 27th, 2022|

Household Goods Drive benefiting the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry runs from February 1-28. The West Deerfield Township Food Pantry serves approximately 375 township residents each month who find themselves in need, either on a long-term or temporary basis. One of the great challenges for the Pantry is supplying clients

11 11, 2021

Holiday Shopping Begins @ DPL! Used Book Sale, November 20

By |November 11th, 2021|

No worries about holiday supply chain shortages when you shop at the Deerfield Public Library! The stock is already in for the upcoming Friends of the Deerfield Public Library Used Book Sale. When:  Saturday, November 20, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Lower Level meeting rooms What: Cookbooks, Children’s books

1 09, 2021

Circulation Policy Updates

By |September 1st, 2021|

Effective September 1, 2021, nearly all physical items in the Deerfield Public Library will check out for three weeks. Yes! Even the most current copies of movies will now be available for a three-week checkout. Staff periodically review our policies to ensure that we are continuing to provide our DPL

23 06, 2021

We’re Back! Regular Library Hours Start June 28

By |June 23rd, 2021|

I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open for our regular days and hours, effective Monday, June 28, 2021. Thank you to the Deerfield community for your support during this time.  Updated Hours for Service, effective June 28: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday:

3 06, 2021

Read & Walk With the Library and Deerfield Park District!

By |June 3rd, 2021|

We are proud to announce our first Read & Walk beginning on Saturday, June 5. Read & Walk is a fun, educational activity that you and your child can do at your leisure at whatever time you like. Read & Walk encourages healthy activity and learning all at once for the

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