Saturdays in January are a filled with great programs here at the Urbana Free Library. Tomorrow, Saturday, Jan.
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It’s a New Year folks, and this January we are learning more about new cultures by celebrating the life and works of one Alma Flor Ada on her 81st birthday.
Have you ever wondered why red makes you feel angry? Or why yellow makes you think about joy? Or even why sharp edges and heights seem scary? Well, famed author illustrator Molly Bang has answered all of these questions and more.
Come to the Urbana Free Library and warm up with a cup of hot cocoa from the cafe and grab a good book to enjoy.
It is now the month of snow and peppermint here in the Midwest, and the perfect time to sit down with one of famed author illustrator Jan Brett’s many books as we celebrate her 69th birthday.
This holiday season, the snow has added an extra element of beauty, as it mounds like powdered sugar on grass and evergreens. Perfect weather for tromping outdoors, followed by some hot chocolate and good stories. Here are some of my new and old favorite December reads:
This November we are celebrating the 72nd birthday of Marc Brown, the master storyteller behind the most adventurous aardvark in books and television, Arthur. I think most of us are familiar with Arthur and his sister D.W.
We all have plenty to be thankful for including our wonderful Library and great Library staff.
November is a month of history, so this November we are honoring what would be the 103rd birthday of Jean Fritz. She is an author of historical books for children, specifically about those people who played an interesting role at one time in our nation’s history.