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Community Resources and Assistance

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 Department (non-emergency): 847-945-8636 Village of… Read More

Real People, Real Stories: Helping the Court Case Dogs of Chicago

Hope. Love. Opportunity. Partnership. These are just a few of the many amazing things to come from the success of Safe Humane Chicago, an organization that connects youth, military veterans, and at-risk dogs with community volunteers in interactive, educational programming to create safer, more humane communities. The organization's Court Case Dogs program, created in 2010, is the… Read More

What is the Hoopla About?!

It’s about movies, music, TV, and audiobooks- anywhere, anytime. The Deerfield Public library is excited to introduce Hoopla to our community.  Hoopla is a service that brings hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks right to your computer or device.  No holds necessary!  Everything on Hoopla is available all the time.  Just… Read More

Reciprocal Borrowing: Your Library Away from Home

Do you need a book, or a movie, from the Deerfield Public Library right away, but are a patron of another library? Don’t sweat it! All you need to do is sign up as a reciprocal borrower! But, what is a reciprocal borrower? Here at the Deerfield Public Library, we sign up reciprocal borrowers all… Read More

VIDEO: Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp

It's been over 70 years since Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  Come join historian Sarah Okner, a descendant of internees, as she shares photos and details of daily life in an internment camp and the profound effects it had on those living there.  Click here to register… Read More

Read of the Week: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage is the latest novel by Haruki Murakami. In Japan, when his books are released, fans wait for hours in line to get a copy. I had not read any of Murakami’s novels before, and as soon as I started to read it I understood why he is… Read More

Read of the Week: Station Eleven

I started reading Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven right at the height of the Ebola scare, which given its premise, probably wasn’t the best timing, but I quickly became immersed in this wonderful, multi-layered novel. Hollywood actor Arthur Leander is performing in King Lear one snowy night when he suddenly has a heart attack… Read More

Public Art Open House, September 18

After you’ve checked out the Magritte show at the Art Institute, and the David Bowie exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, there is one more hot art show this fall you will not want to miss. Mark your calendar because it is one night only and, no kidding, it is in Deerfield! The Deerfield… Read More

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