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Self-check at The Urbana Free Library

We are excited to offer you a new way to check out print materials and manage your... read more >

The 2014 Summer Reading Program

The weather outside is still frightful, but in just a few months, The UFL will kick... read more >

There's a Whole Lot of Shifting Going On!

Young adult fiction is one of the hottest genres around, inspiring long series and... read more >


Children's Services Blog

With the Boneyard Arts Festival this weekend, I thought it would be a good time to share pictures of all of the fun we've had at our programs this winter/spring.  From music concerts to dance... read more >

Adult Services Blog

 The Son by Philip Meyer is one of those epic, beautiful novels spanning decades and featuring rich, complex characters. We alternate between characters, between time periods... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

What: Oral History of Champaign-Urbana DaysWhen: April 21, 2014, 4 - 6 p.m.Where: Douglass Annex, 804 North Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820Who: You!Why: Learn about the history of the... read more >

Teen Services Blog

In Amberground the only light comes from the artificial sun that hangs over the capital city.  The rest of the land is covered in darkness and people are clustered in towns spread out over the... read more >