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C-U Folk & Roots Festival Events @ The Library

The Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival is an annual event that promotes the... read more >

The Little Free Library: Take a Book, Leave a Book

What's a Little Free Library?  They come in all shapes, sizes, and designs, but... read more >

City of Urbana Artist of the Corridor: Carichina Women by Rachel Storm

The City of Urbana invites the public to view Carichina Women, the latest Artist of... read more >


Children's Services Blog

The University of Illinois is hosting the wonderful Youth Literature Festival for the Community on Saturday, October 22 from 10am - 3pm. This event is at the I-Hotel and is filled with family... read more >

Adult Services Blog

 If you are, like me, a fan of the television show Twin Peaks, you are probably anxiously awaiting the new episodes coming to Showtime in 2017. If you are looking for... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

The Everett C. Block Collection, donated to the Champaign County Historical Archives in 2014, contains 254 glass plate negatives that document the families, houses, and farms of southeast Champaign... read more >

Teen Services Blog

I can’t believe that the newest book in Rick Riordan’s Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series, The Hammer of Thor, doesn’t have any holds! Neither does Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts... read more >