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Bad Guys Get Their Say

Be honest:  you’ve wanted a story from the point of view of your favorite urban fantasy villain for a long time.

National Book Award Winners 2017 - Books Matter!

National Book Award Winners 2017The 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

Guitar Effect Pedals @ The Urbana Free Library


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 cookbook trends: Instant Pots and slow cooking!


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!

International Games Week: RPGs

International Games Week LogoIf you want an immersive, elaborate game that can last months or even years, then you want a Table Top RPG or role playing gaming.