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.

25 03, 2020

Online Registration for Library Patrons

By |March 25th, 2020|

Are you a resident of Deerfield who wants to access library resources from home, but don’t have a library card? We have you covered! Deerfield Public Library has temporarily set up online registration for new library accounts. Registering for an account will give you access to a limited selection of

11 04, 2019

Congressman Brad Schneider on the DPL Podcast

By |April 11th, 2019|

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the honor of interviewing U.S. Representative Brad Schneider. Rep. Schneider has a special connection to Deerfield. Not only does he represent our village as part of Illinois’ 10th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, but he also

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

17 01, 2018

What Deerfield Read in 2017

By |January 17th, 2018|

Deerfield is definitely a community of readers! Our readers enjoy their stories in print, e-books, and audiobooks. They enjoy new and not-as-new titles. Both adult and youth love scanning Guinness world records. And youth continue to clamor for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Looking for a wonderful winter

27 10, 2017

Staff Picks: Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

By |October 27th, 2017|

Unless you’re studying for the National Spelling Bee, you wouldn’t want to read the dictionary cover to cover. But books about the dictionary can be pretty compelling. Don’t believe me? Check out “Word by Word” by Kory Stamper. Written by an editor at Merriam-Webster, “Word by Word” takes us through

26 10, 2017

eNewsletter Update! Combining Three Into One

By |October 26th, 2017|

If you’ve ever had one of those moments where you thought, “I didn’t know that program was being offered at the Library,” or “I didn’t know about that Library resource,” you’re not alone. We often get feedback from patrons wanting to know the best way to stay “in the know”

24 10, 2017

Getting Your Little One Ready for Kindergarten

By |October 24th, 2017|

We are often asked here at the Library, “How can I help my child learn to read?” Our answer is, “Read to your child...a lot!” Reading to your child gets them ready to read, exposes them to new vocabulary, helps them understand narrative, and, most importantly, teaches them that reading

12 10, 2017

Learning About Deerfield Rotary in Latest Podcast Episode

By |October 12th, 2017|

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we sat down with Natalie Kirsch and Peter Fitzgerald, co-presidents of the Deerfield Rotary Club. Natalie and Peter tell some fascinating stories about the unique charities and projects our community supports through Rotary. Find out more about Deerfield’s Rotary Club and

10 10, 2017

Get Your Halloween Fix with Our Favorite Spooky Reads

By |October 10th, 2017|

It is definitely that time of year to pick up or listen to a book that may very well give you chills. Back in 2015, we put together a list of spooky reading recommendations for October, and now our spooky/mystery book-loving staff is at it again with an updated list

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