Children's Services Blog

Little Bitta Music

cover of children's music album Arriba Abajo by Andres Salguero I’m always excited to find new children’s music for programming!  Recently I’ve found several albums that have great music, whether for programming or listening along in the car.  Andres Salguero’s new b

Everyone Has Time for a Good Story!

I bet you *love* stories. There are so many ways to enjoy a good story. You can hear one. Or read one. Or tell one. Or watch one.

Rhyme Time!

Reading a picture book with a strong rhyme scheme gives one a wonderful feeling of joy and frivolity. Kids like them, too.

Greetings, Overlander

You think you wouldn’t cry over the death of a giant cockroach. But you will. You think you can’t be even more afraid of giant rats.

How Rude!

No one is spared by Las Hermanitas, the horrendous, the gassy, the rude, rude, rude hermanitas.

Toot! Toot! All Aboard!

Cover of the Book, "All Aboard : A True Train Story" by Susan KuklinToot! Toot! Calling all train enthusiasts! Next weekend, the Midwest Central Railroad Club will have their best N-gauge railroad display here at the Urbana Free Library.