The National Book Award Winners were announced last week. Actress Cynthia Nixon, who was the emcee for the Awards Ceremony, commented that great writing can be a window into others' lives, especially in this polarized and divisive political moment. She added that it can also be a "welcome escape into another world. Books matt
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Calling all musicians and home recordists! The Urbana Free Library is happy to announce new additions to the Music Equipment Collection: guitar effects pedals! These will be available for checkout next week, but you can place holds now!
Fall is always a big time for cookbooks, and for good reason. With sunset coming earlier and temperatures dropping, cozying up at home and cooking something hearty and warm sounds like the perfect evening. Two of the popular topics right now seem to be cookbooks focused on slow cookers and Instant Pots, and we have great new titles on both topics with lots of recipes and tips. Whether you are new to using these appliances or an old pro looking for new ideas, check out some of these new titles!
If you want an immersive, elaborate game that can last months or even years, then you want a Table Top RPG or role playing gaming.
Designed to include upwards of eight or ten players. More than just trivia and Pictionary.
This weekend the Library is hosting some great free events as part of the 9th Annual C-U Folk & Roots Festival. At our Family Dance Party on Friday night, families will have a chance to make percussion instruments and then get
Just what it sounds like. Games everyone in the family will enjoy from young to old. Usually these games can accommodate at least four players and don't take hours to finish.
Unless you consider Monopoly and Risk family games. Then get ready to play for hours.
Either nobody wins or everybody wins.
These are the games where you lie your way to the top!
In honor of International Games Week, we're going to look at types of board games. One type a day! This is by no means a list of every type of game out there. There are many different types, but we're going to highlight some of the ones that are popular at The Urbana Free Librar