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Expect the Unexpected

Books, audiobooks, music CDs, and, videos: You expect these at TUFL.Did you know we... read more >

Ten Things You Don't Want to Miss This Summer

Summer is finally on the horizon!  Get ready for festivals, food that is... read more >

Remembering Rupert Evans

It is with great sadness that The UFL announce the loss of one of its dearest... read more >

In Focus


The Urbana Free Library: Rich History • 
Bright Future


Summer Reading Programs for Everyone!  May 28-August 31, 2015

273 children, teens, & adults
have signed up.  Have you? 



Children's Services Blog

It's Summer Reading Program time at the Urbana Free Library! We have programs for children, teens, and adults. The children's summer reading program is for children from birth through grade 5. The... read more >

Adult Services Blog

If you are, I recommend that you check out Creative Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: 20+ Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets & More by Lisa Bluhm.As a novice with a soldering... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

  Selfies are a new trend, right? But, wait! Look at what we discovered. A self-portrait (selfie) of Ella Porter dated 1915! Maybe selfies aren’t as new as we thought.   Lara,... read more >

Teen Services Blog

Rain or shine, come out to join us this Saturday, 5/30, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. for our Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!Weather permitting, we’ll meet in Cherry Alley for music by the Mean Lids,... read more >