21 05, 2021

Library Building is Open More Hours!

By |May 21st, 2021|

I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open to the public for more hours beginning Monday, May 24. We look forward to seeing more of our patrons more often! In the interest of continued safety for our staff and patrons of all ages, we will still require

26 02, 2021

Welcome Back! Library building opens March 1

By |February 26th, 2021|

We have missed seeing our patrons! I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open to the public for limited hours beginning Monday, March 1, 2021.  Updated Hours for Service, effective March 1 Curbside Pickup: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2  p.m. NOTE: The location for curbside pickup will change on

16 09, 2020

Statement from the Director: COVID-19 Exposure

By |September 16th, 2020|

On late Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the Library was notified of a known exposure of COVID-19 at Deerfield Public Library between September 9-11, 2020.  Based on the recommendations of the Illinois Department of Public Health, we were not required to close, and notification of this low-risk exposure to staff and

22 06, 2020

Domestic Violence Help and Resources

By |June 22nd, 2020|

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has impacted all our lives in unexpected and often very challenging ways. However, for some, the isolation is causing dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations. As reported by the Daily Herald on May 12, “Officials from A Safe Place, the largest domestic violence nonprofit in Lake County, reported

5 06, 2020

Curbside Pickup is Here! Plus Returns

By |June 5th, 2020|

Updated July 6 The Library is pleased to announce that Curbside Pickup is now available to Deerfield Public Library cardholders beginning June 9. Our staff has been working hard to develop a safe and simple process for you to get some new library materials! You’ll now be able to place

28 05, 2020

Update: Return Materials Starting June 1

By |May 28th, 2020|

Updated June 1 Beginning Monday, June 1, the Library will accept returns in bins in the Library parking lot on the north side (front) of the building. Right now, we have almost 21,000 physical items from our collection checked out.  In order to collect the materials safely, we will accept

16 04, 2020

1918 Pandemic with Graham Ambrose on the Podcast

By |April 16th, 2020|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we welcome back reporter Graham Ambrose to talk about Illinois during the 1918 influenza pandemic. Graham is currently a reporter for the Quad City Times, where last month he wrote an article titled “102 years ago, the Spanish flu slammed the

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

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