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10 09, 2018

New! Sensory kits for your in library experience

By |September 10th, 2018|

At the Deerfield Public Library, we strive to be a comfortable and welcoming place for all. In an effort to support all of our patrons, we will be housing new Sensory Kits at the front help desk, the Youth Services desk, and the Adult Services desk. These kits are

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

9 08, 2018

Author Sonali Dev on the DPL Podcast

By |August 9th, 2018|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are very happy to present a conversation with Sonali Dev, author of “books with a Bollywood beat.” Sonali came to the library last month to talk to one of our book groups and we jumped at the chance to interview

2 08, 2018

Comics Corner: Digital Comics on Hoopla

By |August 2nd, 2018|

Still reeling from Avengers: Infinity Wars? Can’t wait for the Justice League movie? I have good news for you! You can keep up with your favorite Marvel and DC characters as well as discover new favorites through Hoopla. Hoopla has an amazing collection of comic books with everything from Neil

19 07, 2018

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

By |July 19th, 2018|

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

12 07, 2018

Local poets share their poems on the DPL Podcast

By |July 12th, 2018|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we have the great pleasure of presenting the voices of three local poets: Herb Berman, MJ Gabrielsen, and Jacqueline Nicole Harris. They are all members of the Library Poets group, which meets every Tuesday evening at the Library for a poetry

26 06, 2018

Telescopes available to check out at the Library!

By |June 26th, 2018|

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

14 06, 2018

Professional wrestler Colt Cabana on the DPL Podcast

By |June 14th, 2018|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the pleasure of talking to a very unique guest, wrestler Colt Cabana. Colt Cabana—real name Scott Colton—grew up in Deerfield dreaming of one day becoming a professional wrestler. Colt now wrestles around the world and has amassed a huge