Adult Services Blog
The library is very sad to mark the passing of the legendary musician, actor, writer, producer, and cultural icon, David Bowie.
For a list of Bowie’s favorite books, check out this list he posted on his facebook page in 2013.
Fix your cars with Urbana Free’s help! Automobiles are great, but they’re machines--they develop problems and need repair. Lots of us employ trusted auto mechanics, but a large number of car owners go the do-it-yourself repair route.
Your library has great resources to help you make lasting positive changes in your life for the New Year! Here are just a few of the ways you can step into 2016 feeling invigorated with support from the great collection at The Urbana Free Library:
How do you decide what to read? Let me introduce you to an old-school but excellent technique—using books to discover books.
It's the time of the year when all the "Best Of" lists start appearing, including the annual lists of staff favorites at The Urbana Free Library (you can find on the Staff Favorites 2016 page on the website) . I always find it fascinating to see what other people enjoyed reading over the past year. When I reflected on my reading from the last twelve months, I was surprised to discover that I read more non-fiction titles than I usually do, many of them memoirs .