Children's Services Blog

Famed Author Roald Dahl’s Almost 102nd Birthday

The cover of Roald Dahl's book "Boy" the story of his childhood.Its scrumdiddlyumptious September! The month of school, solstices, the stir of autumn in the air, and what would be famed children’s author Roald Dahl’s 102nd birthday.

Summer Reading time is running out

Remember to get your Summer Reading prizes once you have reached your goal whether you are a child, teen or adult! The programs end August 31st. --Rachel V.

The Most Valuable Card in your Wallet

family with library cardsRemember that your Urbana Free Library card can do more than check out books, dvd's, CD's, new collections and books on disc.

The Itchy Book

cover of The Itchy Book by LeUyen PhamI do love summer.  But it is not without its reasons to itch.  There’s sunburn, heat rash, bug bites, poison ivy, and the list goes on.  For an informative (and entertaining) take on the topic, try

Happy Birthday!

Cover of the Book, "Happy Birthday: the Story of the World's Most Popular Song" by Nancy Kelly AllenHappy Birthday! This week we celebrate the birthday of America on July 4th with parades, picnics, fireworks, and more.