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Self-check at The Urbana Free Library

We are excited to offer you an added DIY service for checking out materials and... read more >

The 2014 Summer Reading Program

The weather outside is still frightful, but in just a few months, The UFL will kick... read more >

There's a Whole Lot of Shifting Going On!

Young adult fiction is one of the hottest genres around, inspiring long series and... read more >


Children's Services Blog

With the Boneyard Arts Festival this weekend, I thought it would be a good time to share pictures of all of the fun we've had at our programs this winter/spring.  From music concerts to dance... read more >

Adult Services Blog

 This week (April 13-19) is National Library Week, and I just read the perfect book to celebrate it: The Public Library: A Photographic Essay. This beautiful book is... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

 What: Oral History of Champaign-Urbana DaysWhen: April 21, 2014, 4 - 6 p.m.Where: Douglass Annex, 804 North Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820Who: You!Why: Learn about the history of... read more >

Teen Services Blog

In Amberground the only light comes from the artificial sun that hangs over the capital city.  The rest of the land is covered in darkness and people are clustered in towns spread out over the... read more >