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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 >

What's Happening at Your Library?

There are so many ways to stay up-to-date about everything happening at your Library... read more >


Children's Services Blog

Writer Langston Hughes' birthday on February 1st ushers in Black History Month celebrations.  I thought it would be fun to look at a few of the great books we have in the Children's... read more >

Adult Services Blog

Stop by two events to make your sweetie (or yourself!) something creative for Valentine’s Day. We’ll provide all the supplies and lots of Ideas! Thursday, Feb 11th, 6:30-7:30... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

Genealogists and local history buffs aren't the only ones who appreciate a good cemetery.These lovely creatures were captured by our own resident cemetery aficionado, Karla. If you don't mind... read more >

Teen Services Blog

        Do you ever want to have a good ole fashioned game night? Not games on your phone or computer or tablet…not games on your X-Box or PlayStation or DS…... read more >