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The Urbana Free Library Needs YOU

Do you relish the fact that libraries help people enrich and transform their lives?... read more >

Now accepting applications for an hourly Information Technology position.

The Urbana Free Library is seeking a self-motivated individual to assist the... read more >

Introducing the Library Bee and Butterfly Garden!

This summer Library staff, volunteers, library partners, and teen patrons are... read more >


Children's Services Blog

Summer is here - maybe a bit too much summer, with temperatures in the 90s and humidity making us almost whistful for cold flakes of midwest snow.  (Almost, but not quite.)Lauren and I visited... read more >

Adult Services Blog

Our computer lab offers special, bright yellow, large print keyboards, available for use at our senior workstations.“Keys-U-See” keyboards have been designed specifically for... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

The Champaign County Historical Archives has over one million photographs of local people and locations, dating from the mid-19th century to the present. Here is great example from our collection.... read more >

Teen Services Blog

Local author Ted Sanders has created an amazing world filled with science so advanced that it seems like magic. The Keepers series is set in a world where time travel and walking through walls are... read more >