Children's Services Blog

Snowy Thoughts

cover of Waiting for Winter by Sebastian Meschenmoser

Feasting on Books

cover of In the Midle of Fall by Kevin Henkes This morning I had the pleasure of opening Kevin Henkes' new book

Thanksgiving Cookie Feast tomorrow!

Tomorrow's Toddler Time (Wednesday, November 8) will be our 16th annual Cookie Feast! Around here when we count all the things we are thankful for, we never forget how thankful we are for COOKIES! So come on in tomorrow morning at 10 for stories, songs, a little cookie game, and (of course) cookies!

Kids learning new languages!

Remember that your library is way more than just books! Your Urbana Free Library card can give you access to all kinds of great things on our website including Tumblebooks where kids can have a large variety of picture books read to them and Muzzy, an online language learning program created by the BBC.

Picture Book Celebration!

Picture Book Month Celebration This coming Wednesday, November 1 will usher in Picture Book Month.  Created by the late Dianne de Las Casas, Picture Book Month celebrates picture books throughout the month of November.  Each day