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The library is open today from 1pm - 5pm

Lake County

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

Lake County Forest Preserves talks secrets of the natural world on DPL Podcast

Did you know there were dinosaurs in Deerfield? Have you heard about the endangered turtles? Or the 300-year-old trees? On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we learn about the plant and animal life around us with Nan Buckardt, Director of Education at the Lake County Forest Preserves. Hear how, in Nan’s words,… Read More

The Dangers of Heroin & Opioids in Lake County

The number of deaths in Lake County attributed to substance abuse tripled from 1998 (30 deaths) to 2010 (92), according to a Chicago Tribune article. Last year, law enforcement acknowledged the "heroin epidemic" was still worsening, with the number of Lake County residents having died due to heroin and other opiates doubling in just five years. Community… Read More

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