31 03, 2020

Community Resources and Assistance

By |March 31st, 2020|

Although the library is closed for the foreseeable future, we want to provide Deerfield residents with as much support as possible during this time. Below are a list of resources in case you need assistance (financial, transportation, food pantry, etc.) Village of Deerfield Information and Assistance: Village Hall: 847-945-5000 Police

5 07, 2016

Real People, Real Stories: Helping the Court Case Dogs of Chicago

By |July 5th, 2016|

Hope. Love. Opportunity. Partnership. These are just a few of the many amazing things to come from the success of Safe Humane Chicago, an organization that connects youth, military veterans, and at-risk dogs with community volunteers in interactive, educational programming to create safer, more humane communities. The organization's Court Case Dogs program,

8 04, 2015

2nd Annual Tournament of Books: Presenting Your Champions!

By |April 8th, 2015|

Nearly 1,000 votes were cast in our Championship Game, and your voices came through loud and clear! Wonder is your slam-dunk winner in the competition between Chapter Books and Picture Books, with The Day the Crayons Quit as your runner-up. In the Teen bracket, the contest was a bit closer,

23 02, 2015

What is the Hoopla About?!

By |February 23rd, 2015|

It’s about movies, music, TV, and audiobooks- anywhere, anytime. The Deerfield Public library is excited to introduce Hoopla to our community.  Hoopla is a service that brings hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks right to your computer or device.  No holds necessary!  Everything on Hoopla is

19 02, 2015

Reciprocal Borrowing: Your Library Away from Home

By |February 19th, 2015|

Do you need a book, or a movie, from the Deerfield Public Library right away, but are a patron of another library? Don’t sweat it! All you need to do is sign up as a reciprocal borrower! But, what is a reciprocal borrower? Here at the Deerfield Public Library, we

27 01, 2015

VIDEO: Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp

By |January 27th, 2015|

It's been over 70 years since Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  Come join historian Sarah Okner, a descendant of internees, as she shares photos and details of daily life in an internment camp and the profound effects it had on those living

20 01, 2015

Read of the Week: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki

By |January 20th, 2015|

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage is the latest novel by Haruki Murakami. In Japan, when his books are released, fans wait for hours in line to get a copy. I had not read any of Murakami’s novels before, and as soon as I started to read it

7 01, 2015

Read of the Week: Station Eleven

By |January 7th, 2015|

I started reading Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven right at the height of the Ebola scare, which given its premise, probably wasn’t the best timing, but I quickly became immersed in this wonderful, multi-layered novel. Hollywood actor Arthur Leander is performing in King Lear one snowy night when he

17 12, 2014

Favorite Movies and Music of 2014

By |December 17th, 2014|

At the end of the year we can run the numbers and see what CDs and DVDs have circulated the most at the Deerfield Public Library. It's fun to look at the numbers each year and see what movies and music CDs were the most popular here at the library.

11 09, 2014

Public Art Open House, September 18

By |September 11th, 2014|

After you’ve checked out the Magritte show at the Art Institute, and the David Bowie exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, there is one more hot art show this fall you will not want to miss. Mark your calendar because it is one night only and, no kidding, it

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