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Journals of Joseph Oscar Cunningham Donated to The Champaign County Historical Archives

Urbana, Illinois -- The Champaign County Historical Archives at The Urbana Free... read more >

September Proclaimed as "Library Card Sign-Up Month"

Proclamation by the Mayor of the City of Urbana, Illinois WHEREAS, the library... read more >

It's Nice to Have Friends!

Many thanks to the Friends of The Urbana Free Library, who support the library in so... read more >

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Children's Services Blog

Furball here.  I'm in love - and she is beautiful - just like her name - Jade.  She is a rabbit who loves carrots too!  I met her at the library's Pet Show earlier this month. ... read more >

Adult Services Blog

Every week new and wonderful books join the collection of The Urbana Free Library. We librarians select a wide variety of titles, providing a little bit of everything to tempt our... read more >

Local History and Genealogy Blog

 For weekly Wednesday Evening Hours in the Archives!Starting now join us every Wednesday from 9:00am - 9:00pm for all your research needs.  read more >

Teen Services Blog

There comes a time in every reader’s life when the usual plot mechanisms just won’t cut it anymore. You need a break from read alikes, and just want to read something new. No more love triangles. No... read more >