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Let Us Be Your 1st Third Place

In the past year during over 460,350 visits:Over 30,300 people attended over 850... read more >

NoveList Plus: Fiction, Non-fiction, AND Audiobooks!

If you're looking for your next good read, NoveList Plus has fiction and non-fiction... read more >

Kids Review Kids' Books!

Are you a kid who likes to read?  Would you like to tell us about a book you read? ... read more >

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The Urbana Free Library: Rich History • Bright Future



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Children's Services Blog

More and More by Emma Dodd is one of those great picture books to read to your little one at bedtime. It follows a monkey mother telling her monkey child how much she loves him (or her). Whether... read more >

Adult Services Blog

Did you enjoy the Dark Knight movies?  Feel like dipping your toe into the world of batman comics but don’t know where to begin?  Then this short list is for you! ... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

The staff at the Champaign County Historical Archives wishes everyone a safe and cozy Thanksgiving.      read more >

Teen Services Blog

For anyone who enjoys the magical worlds of Wonderland, Narnia, Other World, or Aquavania, I highly recommend another world to visit: Fairyland.Catherynne M. Valente has written an exciting and... read more >