Children's Services Blog

I HATE My Name!

A name like Thunder Boy might be cool if you’re the only Thunder Boy out there.

Winter Fun!

Winter is coming! Enjoy your winter this year with The Kids' Winter Fun Book . Learn how to make snow angels, carmel apples, and many things in between.

The Time Has Come...

The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of PICTURE BOOKS. Of ducks and trucks and fairy friends, of pirates’ hats and hooks.

Young Authors at UFL!

Young Authors at UFL logoDo you like to write and draw?  We’ve got a great line-up of programs for you this fall.  Just follow the Young Authors @ UFL image to find them.  If you attend three or more of the programs marked with Young Authors @ UFL, you can even get a free book.  (J

Butterflies Galore!

Cover Page of the Book, "Becoming Butterflies" by Anne RockwellButterflies abound at the Urbana Free Library! Earlier this summer, a butterfly garden was created across the street from the Library.