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On this date in 1912, Juliette Low registered 18 girls as the first official Girl Scouts. That makes Girl Scouts 103 years old! From those humble beginnings Girls Scouts have grown into an organization of 2.8 million members in the world today. Girls Scouts is all about discovering fun, friendship and the power of girls together. http://www.girlscouts.org/
Flash Fiction, or Micro Fiction has gained popularity, particularly with the advent of texting, since each text has a limit of 140 characters. To help celebrate the Library's 140th Anniversary, elementary students in the Wr Read more about Happy Birthday UFL!
Every Thursday, we have Preschool Storytime at 10am at the Urbana Free Library. Preschool age children and their families come to our program as well as preschool/daycare groups. Read more about Preschool Storytimes Here and There
Divorce is hard on all members of the family. Sometimes reading books where kids are going through similar situations can help kids deal with divorce. We've created a new bibliography of some great books for kids of all ages to help them deal with the many issues that come up when parents separate or divorce. There is also a book on the parent shelf that will help parents help their children deal with divorce and separation. If you are experiencing this difficult change we hope these books may help. Read more about Divorce and Kids