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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 >

Summer Reading Program 2016 Recap

 Great job on Summer Reading everyone!   During Read for the Win,... read more >

The Champaign County Historical Archives has an opening for an Hourly Archives Assistant

Do you have an interest in local history and genealogy?  The Champaign County... read more >


Children's Services Blog

Butterflies abound at the Urbana Free Library! Earlier this summer, a butterfly garden was created across the street from the Library. This butterfly garden is an official Monarch Waystation -... read more >

Adult Services Blog

To make it easier to play the games you love, you can now place up to two board games on hold and can renew board games you have checked out up to five times!If we don't have a... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

Taken from the Champaign-Urbana Courier, October 31, 1977Did you know? Though Illinois is well known for producing corn, wheat, and soybeans, the Land of Lincoln grows more pumpkins than any... read more >

Teen Services Blog

Wizards who eat girls’ hearts and souls…stalker scarecrows with rotting turnips for heads…alternate dimensions filled with magic and mystery…these are a few of my favorite things (great…now that song... read more >