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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

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

Do you have a creative knack for photography and capturing moments in life that you love sharing with others? This fall, from September through November, join fellow photographers in an ongoing photography scavenger hunt at Deerfield Public Library. You'll receive weekly prompts and create beautiful art. Register to participate. No photography experience necessary, and you… Read More

Staff Picks: “Arctic Solitaire”

Some photographers will do anything for a great shot. Ask Paul Souders. Over four summers from 2012 to 2015, Souders explored the Hudson Bay region of Canada, hoping to take the perfect picture of a polar bear. He traversed the area by himself in a small C-Dory fishing boat and an inflatable dinghy. Despite dangerous… Read More

Through the Lens of Art Shay, April 13

Through the Lens of Art Shay | Saturday, April 13, 2-3 p.m. As part of our Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection series, the Library has been celebrating the life and legacy of one of our most distinguished residents, photographer Art Shay. One of the things I love about Shay’s work is that it… Read More

Art Shay Photography Unveiling, January 21

New Photographs of Local History The Library is happy to announce the addition of two stunning new photographs to our permanent art collection, due to a generous donation from the Friends of the Deerfield Library. Join us on Monday, January 21, 5-6:30 p.m., for a reception and unveiling event celebrating these unique photos by world-renowned… Read More

Photographer Art Shay Talks Deerfield History on the DPL Podcast

In this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the great pleasure of talking to photographer and writer Art Shay. Shay’s work has appeared in LIFE, Time, Sports Illustrated, and many other publications. Our conversation is full of first-hand accounts of some of the most famous people and events of the 20th century.… Read More

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