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Is it the Right Time to Retire?

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room B/C

There’s a lot of talk about “the number” – the specific amount of money you need to retire. But thinking about retirement involves more than just one number. Karen Chan, CFP®,  explains the overall financial picture and how gathering all the pieces of information will help you make an informed decision. Building a better understanding of all aspects of your finances will help you know when retirement is an option for you.  Register

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10 Tips for Getting the Most from Your Retirement Money

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room B/C

The right strategy can help you get the most from your IRA, 401(k), or other retirement plans. Rollovers, qualified charitable distributions, Roth conversions, and other tools can help you manage income taxes, streamline (or even avoid) distributions, and simplify your life. Learn about required minimum distributions, when it makes sense to take money out before you reach age 70 ½, how to choose the right beneficiary, and what you can and can’t do when you inherit an account. Register

 

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Music Discussion "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018"

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room C

We’ll take a look at the bands and artists that were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2018. This year's inductees include The Moody Blues, The Cars, and Bon Jovi. We’ll talk about each band, listen to their hits, and discuss their impact on the history of Rock and Roll. We’ll also talk about some of the bands that didn’t make the cut and what their chances are in the future.

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Drop In Tech Help -- Genealogy @ the Library

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Lobby

Have questions about your Kindle or iPad? Stop by the lobby and staff will assist you with any questions or problems you may have. Bring any devices, usernames, and passwords you’ll need to get the most out of your time with us.

 


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Paper Cut Art Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room B/C
Paper artist Corinne Dean will be here to help you create a paper cut work of art just in time for Mother's day.  A variety of designs will be available. Space is limited. Register
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Free Comic Book Day

All Day
Deerfield Public Library
Join us for a celebration of Free Comic Book Day! FCBD is an annual event when major publishers release special issues of comics that are given away for free at comic book stores and libraries across North America. Visit the Library to join in the celebration of comics and all things pop culture; answer trivia for a chance to win prizes, and pick up a free comic while supplies last!
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Writer Workshop:Turning Life into Fiction

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room B/C

Writers often base their stories on actual people, places, and events, either from their own lives or the lives of others. But translating real life into compelling fiction can be a challenge. Author and writing teacher Carmela Martino describes the steps in the process using examples from her own work. She'll also share techniques for creating composite characters, researching setting details, and more. Hands-on exercises to help jumpstart your writing process will also be included. Books available for purchase and signing. Register

 

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Tuesday New Movie Night "Hostiles"

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room C
Come to the Library for New Movie Night on select Tuesdays and preview the hot new release of the week. As we get closer to each date, you can check our website or ask at the Media desk for a listing of upcoming showings. 
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Book Discussion: This is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room B

A family reshapes their ideas about love and loyalty when youngest son Claude reveals preferences for girls' clothing and refuses to stay silent. 

 

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Game Night at Warehouse Eatery

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Off Site

Get ready for an evening of play at Warehouse Eatery with the Library’s collection of sophisticated board games like Pandemic and The Settlers of Catan, or Ticket to Ride. Don’t know how to play! No worries, we’ll be happy to teach you. Appetizers will be served and prizes awarded. Adults Only. Register

 

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Veterans Tour of the Deerfield Historical Cemetery

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Off Site

Explore Deerfield's military history with a special walking tour highlighting the veterans buried in the Deerfield Historical Cemetery. Note: The tour takes about an hour and goes over uneven terrain outside. Meet at the Cemetery gate on Waukegan Road.  Register.

 

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Movie Discussion "The Post"

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room C

Thursday, May 17 -The Post, Rated PG-13, 115 minutes

The Academy Awards will be announced on March 4. The above film may win the Oscar for Best Picture. There will be a brief discussion both before and after the movie. Drop-in. ALL FILMS BEGIN AT 2PM.

 

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Drop In Tech Help -- iPads & iPhones

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Lobby

Have questions about your Kindle or iPad? Stop by the lobby and staff will assist you with any questions or problems you may have. Bring any devices, usernames, and passwords you’ll need to get the most out of your time with us.

 


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Deerfield Train Station History Tour

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library

This guided walking tour will explore the history of the Deerfield Train Station, which this year celebrates 100 years in its current form. Learn about the famous “No Kissing” sign, why our train line is orange on Metra maps, and more stories about the only building in Deerfield on the National Register of Historic Places. NOTE: Meet inside the train station building. Register.

 

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Books With a Twist: Evicted by Matthew Desmond

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Off Site

A Harvard sociologist follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Eviction as a cause of poverty in America is examined along with how people forced from their homes experience extreme disadvantages. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible. 

*Program will be held at Panera, 1211 Half Day Road, Bannockburn.

 


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Tuesday New Movie Night "Black Panther"

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Deerfield Public Library
Meeting Room C
Come to the Library for New Movie Night on select Tuesdays and preview the hot new release of the week. As we get closer to each date, you can check our website or ask at the Media desk for a listing of upcoming showings. 
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