Children's Services Blog

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.

A Little Birdy Told Me...

I cannot express to you how absolutely gorgeous Jo Empson’s illustrations are in

2017 Gathering for Gardner

Are you going to the Winter Math Carnival? Make your plans now to attend this fun filled event at the University of Illinois! There will be an estimation station, a penny parade, and more math fun for the whole family on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 2 - 5 pm in Altgeld Hall. Just the right thing to get rid of those winter blues! Lynn