16 07, 2020

Antiracist Educator Christine Saxman on the DPL Podcast

By |July 16th, 2020|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we welcome racial and social justice facilitator Christine Saxman to discuss the question, “how can white people accelerate racial justice?”  Christine describes herself as a “white woman fighting for racial justice and anti-racism as long as this social construct of

5 06, 2020

Statement from the Director

By |June 5th, 2020|

The Deerfield Public Library stands with the American Library Association’s recently released statement condemning racism and with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s statement condemning increased violence and racism towards Black people and all People of Color. Our Library strives to be a place of safety, inclusion, and diversity.

2 06, 2020

Black Lives Matter Resources

By |June 2nd, 2020|

Current events have sparked local and global Black Lives Matter protests. While state violence and trauma (and organized resistance to it) are not new, some community members are just beginning to understand and work against racist violence and oppression in the United States of America. Many of our patrons are

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