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Seventh Annual CU Folk & Roots Festival Events @ The UFL

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

Wireless Printing Is Here!

Wireless printing is now available at The Urbana Free Library.  Patrons can... read more >

Library Staff at Heartland Maker Fest on October 3

Join teen librarians from The UFL at the Heartland Maker Fest, the annual event... read more >

In Focus

1000 Books Before Kindergarten



Children's Services Blog

While we’re all waiting for December 18 when the next Star Wars Movie comes out, we decided to get in the mood by hosting a fun filled Star Wars Night here at the Library. So mark your calendars, and... read more >

Adult Services Blog

On Saturday afternoon Claire Happel, harpist, and Karisa Antonio, oboist, will offer a preview of a concert and exhibit being held at the University of Illinois’s Rare Book... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

Historical newspapers are a daily resource in my job.  Obituaries, town happenings, world events, and pop culture all come together in your local newspaper. That’s why it is so exciting when the... read more >

Teen Services Blog

I've been waiting for October to review this one.  It goes from comfortable to cold quickly, and nothing is as safe or dangerous as it seems.  Durarara!! by Ryohgo Narita... read more >