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Deed of Gift Signed for Chanute Air Museum Collection

The Urbana Free Library is pleased to announce that the formal Deed of Gift,... read more >

Library Graduate Assistant

Are you a friendly, energetic and creative person who enjoys helping people and... read more >

Library Garden Volunteers Wanted

The Urbana Free Library is looking for enthusiastic and reliable volunteers to share... read more >


Children's Services Blog

If you are a fan of Mo Willems Elephant and Piggie books, I hope you are sitting down for this and have a tissue handy. Mo Willems has written his LAST Elephant and Piggie book!!!! I, being a huge... read more >

Adult Services Blog

Celebrate the life of Prince Rogers Nelson with the Artist’s recordings on vinyl LPArt Official AgePlectrumElectrumPurple RainMore vinyl coming as soon as its available.Check here... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

Concept art for the 1995 expansion of the Anita Purves Nature Center by Isaksen/Glerum PC Architects, 1993. As a longtime resident of Champaign County, I have visited the Anita Purves Nature... read more >

Teen Services Blog

Not everyone can be The Chosen One, The Child of Prophecy with a capital D Destiny.  Some just want to live their lives, and that can be hard enough.  The Rest of Us Just Live Here by... read more >