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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

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

An Evening with Cathy Park Hong, author of “Minor Feelings” – November 4

Join us for An Evening with Cathy Park Hong, author of Minor Feelings, on Thursday, November 4 from 7-8 p.m. via Zoom. Deerfield Public Library has partnered with multiple Chicago-area libraries to bring you this special event. Be sure to register! Cathy Park Hong will discuss her New York Times best-selling book Minor Feelings: An… Read More

Fall Photography Voting

It's voting time for our Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt! September's participants used three different prompts to take some spectacular photos of Deerfield and beyond. Now, it's time for you to vote! Browse through the gallery online or in-person on the fireplace and vote either using the online voting form or cast a physical ballot near… Read More

Genealogy One-on-Ones: Discover Your Family History, September 23

I’ve spent a lot of time this past year delving into genealogy, getting lost for hours in Ancestry.com’s records, and discovering new information about my family’s history. I know I’m not alone in this search, and I know also that I’m not alone in getting stuck every once in a while and not quite knowing… Read More

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