You are invited to come out to Carle Park at 2:00 on the first Saturday afternoon of every summer month (June 4, July 2 and August 6) for the library's Read in the Park!
Adult Services Blog
This week a documentary film changed my perception of the banjo forever. The film? Béla Fleck’s How to Write a Banjo Concerto. I always thought of the banjo as an odd-looking, although fun to listen to, device esteemed by country musicians.
I recently read two excellent new graphic memoirs that combine text and striking artwork to depict the authors' lives as young girls.
The Urbana Free Library offers an intriguing collection of books printed in larger font sizes. Enjoy recent bestsellers, old classic friends, selected teen titles, and a broad variety of fiction and non-fiction titles.
The library's popular spoken word series Read My Lips! is happening Monday night (April 11) at 7pm.
It's always exciting to see the new book arrivals each week, and sometimes it's hard to prioritize which of them to read next! Here are a few coming through from this week that look especially intriguing: