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Upcoming Workshop: How to Research Your Old House

When was your house built?  Who designed it?  Who lived there? Is your... read more >

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten on ciLiving

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program that encourages 1,000 ways to make a... read more >

Are You Familiar with Stranger Reduction Zone? Take the Survey and Tell Us What You Think!

Have you seen Stranger Reduction Zone at The Urbana Free Library? The art piece is... read more >


Children's Services Blog

All aboard! Calling all train enthusiasts! Come to the Urbana Free Library this weekend to see one of the best N-gauge railroad displays in the area. The Midwest Central Railroad Club Train Show... read more >

Adult Services Blog

With a mission of protecting children by strengthening and supporting families, the Family Advocacy Center of Champaign is available to families who are involved with the child... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

This stunning photograph is located in the “United States. Army Air Forces. 99th Fighter Squadron.” Photographs Envelope, Champaign County Historical Archives. Local History Photographs... read more >

Teen Services Blog

If you think I'm going to talk about Calvin and Hobbes... you're kinda right.  Calvin by Martine Leavitt is about a boy named Calvin, who sees a Tiger named Hobbes and has a girl... read more >