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Now accepting applications for a full-time Acquisitions/Administration Clerk.

Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community?... read more >

Director of Adult and Youth Services

Now accepting applications for a full-time Director of Adult and Youth Services.... read more >

Introducing a New Laptop-, Chromebook-, and Tablet-lending Service for Patrons with a Library Card

The Library is pleased to introduce a new Chromebook- and tablet-lending service for... read more >


Children's Services Blog

The library stays open late tonight until 8pm along with many businesses in Downtown Urbana for Imbibe Urbana. We have a cafe concert with Congolese musicians Jean Rene Balekita and Bomoyi from 6-7... read more >

Adult Services Blog

Check out the latest titles coming to your library on vinyl. Place your holds today!And the Anonymous Nobody- De La SoulBaduizm-Erykah BaduAt Fillmore East –Allman Brothers BandIn... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

In honor of Thanksgiving, here are some historical facts about to share at your dinner table. We hope you have a wonderful holiday, and we'll see you back at the Archives on Friday. This mayoral... read more >

Teen Services Blog

Sometimes nursery rhymes are more than sing song.  Sometimes they are warnings."Corsai, Corsai, tooth and claw,Shadow and bone will eat you raw.Malchai, Malchai, sharp and sly,Smile and bite and... read more >