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Self-check is Here!

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 >

In Focus



The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

April 24-28, 2014




Children's Services Blog

It’s a tried and true classic by Madeleine L’Engle about good versus evil, about the triumph of love over all else. A Wrinkle in Time is beloved by all age groups and kicks off L’Engle’s Time Quintet... 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 >