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Coronavirus

Welcome Back! Library building opens March 1

We have missed seeing our patrons! I’m pleased to announce that the Library building will be open to the public for limited hours beginning Monday, March 1, 2021.  Updated Hours for Service, effective March 1 Curbside Pickup: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2  p.m. NOTE: The location for curbside pickup will change on March 1. The spots will… Read More

The Library Building is Closed to the Public Until Further Notice

Due to the rapid rise in cases of COVID-19 in both Lake and Cook Counties and surrounding areas, the Deerfield Public Library building is closed to the public until further notice.  The library is taking this action with the guidance of the Illinois Department of Public Health and other agencies. The closure is intended to… Read More

Statement from the Director: COVID-19 Exposure

On late Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the Library was notified of a known exposure of COVID-19 at Deerfield Public Library between September 9-11, 2020.  Based on the recommendations of the Illinois Department of Public Health, we were not required to close, and notification of this low-risk exposure to staff and the public was recommended. We… Read More

Curbside Pickup is Here! Plus Returns

Updated July 6 The Library is pleased to announce that Curbside Pickup is now available to Deerfield Public Library cardholders beginning June 9. Our staff has been working hard to develop a safe and simple process for you to get some new library materials! You’ll now be able to place holds on library materials, including… Read More

Update: Return Materials Starting June 1

Updated June 1 Beginning Monday, June 1, the Library will accept returns in bins in the Library parking lot on the north side (front) of the building. Right now, we have almost 21,000 physical items from our collection checked out.  In order to collect the materials safely, we will accept returns on the following days… Read More

Deerfield Public Library Closed to Public, Extended Through May

Updated April 24, 2020 We have been closely monitoring the Governor’s stay-at-home orders during this unprecedented time. As such, the Deerfield Public Library building will remain closed to the public during the month of May. Please continue to keep your materials at home. All materials will be renewed. However, the staff has been working hard… Read More

1918 Pandemic with Graham Ambrose on the Podcast

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we welcome back reporter Graham Ambrose to talk about Illinois during the 1918 influenza pandemic. Graham is currently a reporter for the Quad City Times, where last month he wrote an article titled “102 years ago, the Spanish flu slammed the Quad Cities. Here’s what it… Read More

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

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