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CU Catalog Upgrade Scheduled for December 3

 The library’s online catalog and user accounts will be down onThursday,... read more >

Polar Express Party Dec 3rd, 6:30-7:30 PM

Join special guest reader Matt Metcalf of WCIA in celebrating the 30th anniversary... read more >

Non-fiction DVDs to Discover

Are you planning a vacation, but can’t decide where you would like to go? ... read more >


Children's Services Blog

Ho, Ho, Ho, Happy Holidays! The Urbana Free Library Children's Department is offering a plethora of Holiday programs in December. First up on Thursday, Dec. 3 is the Polar Express Party which... read more >

Adult Services Blog

You may visit us for our books, computer lab, programs or genealogical resources, but The Urbana Free Library can also be your go-to source for local information. We can help make... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

 One way to fight back the gloom of dark, brooding, winter weather is through celebration, and in my world view celebration is synonymous with food. Luckily, the Thanksgiving-Christmas-Chanukah-... read more >

Teen Services Blog

The police find Minnow Bly, covered in blood, beside the body of a boy she kicked nearly to death. Inside her pockets, they find the skeletal remains of her hands. Her hands were severed at the... read more >