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Programs and Events

July Grab & Go Kits for Youth, Tweens, and Teens

Chase summer boredom away with this month's Grab & Go Kits! We have different kits for each age group including youth, tweens, and teens. Kits are available while supplies last outside in the green creation station and inside the Library in the Youth Services Department. Youth: Paper Plate Suncatcher For grades K-3. Create a beautiful… Read More

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Reading Program 2022

Calling all children and teens! Challenge yourself this summer by participating in our Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program. Register online or at the Library any time starting Saturday, June 4. Track your reading and complete fun activities to enter weekly drawings and finish the program. All participants who complete the program will… Read More

Presenting Queer Poem-a-Day 2022

We are so excited to launch the second year of our special Pride Month podcast series Queer Poem-a-Day. Exclusive to the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, which otherwise features interviews with authors and other notable people, Queer Poem-a-Day is the first daily-poetry podcast to focus exclusively on the LGBTQIA+ community. Once again we are thrilled to… Read More

Teen Grab and Go: Recycled Egg Carton Herb Garden

There is nothing better than cooking with your own fresh produce! Start small with this herb garden starter kit. Kit Includes: Potting soil 4 seed bags (Basil, Dill, Lavender, and Mint) 4 egg carton sections or biodegradable seed cups (both function the same) 2 popsicle sticks Other Materials Needed: A spoon or something to scoop… Read More

Register to Vote at the Library, April 30

Maybe you’ve heard…there is a Primary election coming up! Are you registered to vote at your current address? The League of Women Voters of Deerfield/Lincolnshire will be registering voters at the Deerfield Public Library on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The League volunteers will also be able to answer your election questions, including… Read More

Guess the Oscars and Guess the Grammys Contests

This year, our annual Grammys and Oscars contests will are being held side by side! The Oscars are being held on March 27. Coincidentally, that’s a week before the Grammys, which will be held on April 3. These are both popular contests at the Library, so the competition should be fierce! Guess the Oscars Contest… Read More

An Evening with Madeline Miller, March 3

We are excited to announce that the Deerfield Public Library will be working in collaboration with multiple area libraries to bring to you another exciting virtual event: An Evening with Madeline Miller Thursday, March 3 from 7-8 p.m.!  Deerfield Public Library staff favorite, Madeline Miller, is one of the leaders in Greek retellings, a New… Read More

9th Annual Tournament of Books

Welcome to the 9th annual Tournament of Books!  Let’s do some math together:  6 brackets, with 32 books in each bracket, equals……..drum roll please….192 books! Out of those 192 books, there can only be six winners. Will your favorite titles make it to the Championship Round? You can vote for your favorite picture books, early… Read More

Read Around the World: Year-Long Reading Challenge for Adults and Teens

Join DPL’s year-long reading challenge for teens and adults, Read Around the World! Let’s see how far you can travel in 2022. In this challenge, we will read about diverse locations, topics, and authors. Monthly reading challenges will be based on the world’s 24 time zones. Our first list, available January 2, will "take place"… Read More

Poetic Kwanzaa with Oba William King, December 17

Are you looking for a joyous, interactive, and educational way to celebrate heritage and culture this holiday season? Join us for an in-person, all-ages program on Friday, December 17 at 2:00 PM as we welcome Chicago’s very own Oba William King for Poetic Kwanzaa! Register Poetic Kwanzaa is educational entertainment for the holidays which celebrates… Read More

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