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10 01, 2019

Writer Graham Ambrose talks 1959 Deerfield integration on DPL Podcast

By |January 10th, 2019|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we talk with writer Graham Ambrose. Graham has written for The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. A graduate of Deerfield High School, Graham wrote a recent history thesis at Yale about his hometown’s history and the housing integration crisis that

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

19 12, 2018

Visit the best (and only) used bookstore in Deerfield

By |December 19th, 2018|

Deerfield has a used bookstore? Sure does! This cozy, easy to browse spot with a wide variety of offerings is kind of a hidden gem. Hint: it’s in the Library! The Friends of the Deerfield Public Library Bookstore! Next time you come into the library continue straight ahead and you

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

25 10, 2018

Be a More Informed Voter with These Resources!

By |October 25th, 2018|

Last week, the League of Women Voters visited the Library to share information on how to get ready to vote this November. If you missed this program, no worries! Here are some resources to help you be informed this election. Not sure what candidates will be on your ballot? Illinoisvoterguide.org

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