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19 09, 2018

Public Art Open House, September 26

By |September 19th, 2018|

The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host a community open house on Wednesday, September 26, 6-8 p.m. at the Library to showcase the 25 pieces selected for the fifth year of the Deerfield Public Art Program. The artists will participate in a brief discussion of their contributions. Light refreshments will

10 09, 2018

Meet Your Sensory Friendly Library

By |September 10th, 2018|

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

6 09, 2018

Learn Some Tips & Tricks for College Saving!

By |September 6th, 2018|

Budgeting for college expenses can be tricky and stressful, and those aren’t exactly words you want attached to such an amazing adventure, right? The Library offers a wealth (pun intended) of information that may help parents and students alike as they venture into those college unknowns. This month we’ll

10 08, 2018

2018 Guess the Emmys Contest

By |August 10th, 2018|

We love the awards shows here at the Deerfield Public Library. Please join us in this year's Guess the Emmys Contest. Choose who you think will win in ten different categories. Choose carefully because the Emmy awards are tough to predict! We’ll pick a first prize winner from the entries

16 07, 2018

The WW2 Radio Hour!

By |July 16th, 2018|

Please join us on Sunday, July 29 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. as we present Nostalgia Entertainment's show, "The WW2 Radio Hour." The performers will be dressed in period costumes as they reenact a 1940s Radio Program that is fun for all ages. The radio "show" will feature favorite

10 07, 2018

Classics Book Discussion: Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley

By |July 10th, 2018|

Many of us have memories of summer road trips--even if we haven’t been on one! The romance of the open road is deeply embedded in our culture. The road trip itself is, in many ways, an American institution. In 1960, the novelist John Steinbeck, by then himself an American institution,

6 07, 2018

Meet the Author: Sonali Dev

By |July 6th, 2018|

Author Sonali Dev will be joining us for a special book discussion on her novel A Distant Heart on Thursday, July 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. A Distant Heart is set in contemporary Mumbai, which Dev has said makes this possibly her least cultural book. There are no weddings, and thus none of the traditional

6 06, 2018

The Great American Read: Vote for your favorite book!

By |June 6th, 2018|

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,

29 05, 2018

Summer Reading Program 2018: Reading Takes You Everywhere

By |May 29th, 2018|

It’s the time of year we’ve all been waiting for…our Summer Reading Program for kids, teens, and adults kicks off on Saturday, June 9! This year’s theme, Reading Takes You Everywhere, is meant to inspire readers to explore new worlds and learn about people, places, and things they might not