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Tune in to our New Community Podcast

podcastWe are excited to announce the launch of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast! We’ll be releasing monthly episodes featuring conversations with dynamic Deerfield leaders, including business owners, elected officials, artists, educators, volunteers, and more.

Deerfield’s current Mayor, Harriet Rosenthal, is our feature interviewee this month. Mayor Rosenthal discusses her path from community volunteer to the Mayor’s seat and what makes her job particularly fulfilling. Bookending the conversation, librarian John fills us in on the details of our new board game collection – available for checkout now – and librarian Anne recommends The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell.

You can listen to the podcast and find future episodes on our podcast page or by subscribing on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or Google Play. Or listen to our first episode right here! We encourage listeners to send comments and feedback to

Mayor Rosenthal also shares some information on an upcoming volunteer project she spearheaded, Give Where You Live -Deerfield , to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here’s how you can help.

Through January 16:

Bring in socks, travel size hygiene products (soap, shampoo, conditioner, tissue, toothpaste, etc.), water bottles, gift cards, healthy snacks, and the like for our local homeless. Collection boxes can be found in the Deerfield Village Hall lobby and the Deerfield Police station lobby.

On January 16:

Monday, January 16, 2017
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Bernard Forrest Deerfield Village Hall
850 Waukegan Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015

Volunteers are needed for a variety of service projects, appropriate for all ages, to collect and sort items, assemble gift bags, write letters and cards, and more.

We hope you enjoy getting to know your community and Library better!

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