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April Edition of This Month at The UFL

Thank you to Library Volunteers, the Eighth Annual Fairy Tale Ball, the Boneyard... read more >

Coming Soon: The Boneyard Arts Festival @ Your Library

From music programs and special events to historical displays and exhibits, your... read more >

I Can Hardly Wait For All of These Great March Events!

Celebrate reading & Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Look for Library staff at the 15th... read more >

In Focus


The Urbana Free Library: Rich History • 
Bright Future


Friday, April 17
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.



Children's Services Blog

Everything is going to the Princesses here at The Urbana Free Library.  At least for tomorrow afternoon, March 26 at 2 p.m.  Princesses from near and far are invited to join us for stories... read more >

Adult Services Blog

The biennial Man Booker International Prize is awarded to a living author who has published fiction originally in English, or whose work is “generally”, but not always, available... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

March 26, 1915 advertisement from Penny Grocery Co. #tbt - Marnie H., Archives Assistant  read more >

Teen Services Blog

Someday when I have loads of cash in my personal travel fund (ha!) I want to visit Japan. I’ve always had a hankering to visit, but after reading Abby Denson’s Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of... read more >