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What is a little girl to do when her mother promises that she can have any pet that doesn’t have to be walked, fed or bathed? Well, she orders a sloth, of course! And names him Sparky. Read more about Guard Sloth! Enter at Your Own Peril!!
Furball here. I'm in love - and she is beautiful - just like her name - Jade. She is a rabbit who loves carrots too! I met her at the library's Pet Show earlier this month. She was there with a couple of dogs - Ferdinand and Brady. Read more about I'm in Love!
Hello again. A lot has happened since we last conversed. And maybe I'm moping a little, because I, Furball the Hamster, was supposed to be the main event this summer. (At least that's what it says in my contract.) But the people-types around here have brought in a host of other animals for the Summer Reading Program. (By the way, it's not too late to sign-up and log your books by August 31!) Read more about This Place is for the Birds!
The Summer Reading Programs at the Urbana Free LIbrary are going great and continue through August 31. In the Children's Department, we have over 500 children signed up for the Summer Reading Program with many already claiming their prizes. Read more about Summer Reading Program is Still in Full Swing
Do you? Do you imagine them as beautiful little creatures, kind and playful? Well, if you could see them, see them the way 13-year-old Tanya sees them, you’d know the truth. Read more about Do You Believe in Fairies?
More live animals are coming to the Urbana Free Library Children's Department in July. (In June, we hosted dogs and miniature horses plus Furball, our summer hamster friend.) Now, in July, there will be birds, snakes, and turtles. Read more about Animals at the Library