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Local Love

Here in Urbana we love everything local: goat cheese, live music, handknitted mittens, coffee shops, artwork, bike co-ops, etc. If you make it locally this community will support it. The librarians here at Urbana Free Library want to give a special shout out to some of the local "gems" you can check out from our stacks.

Local Music Highlights:

 Contra-culture by Big Bluestem String Band (bluegrass + dance music) Read more about Local Love

Make a reading resolution for 2015!

With 2015 nearly upon us, many people are thinking about the coming year and ways to make it a happy and healthy one. I’ve never been a big fan of New Year’s resolutions personally, as for me they tend to focus on the negative and can sometimes set people up for failure (as the short-lived rush of people to the gym in the next couple of weeks will illustrate), but I do love the idea of reading resolutions. Read more about Make a reading resolution for 2015!

You May Not Find This Funny...

I was never a fan of slapstick humor, sitcoms, or one liners…  I tend more toward dark humor, and edgy satire.  My favorite humor of all is the joke shared between people who are in a tough situation.  Some of my funniest moments have been in camaraderie with the ones I love – at funerals, hospital bedsides, or in the middle of a sleepless night with my kids. Read more about You May Not Find This Funny...

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