Children's Services Blog
More live animals are coming to the Urbana Free Library Children's Department in July. (In June, we hosted dogs and miniature horses plus Furball, our summer hamster friend.) Now, in July, there will be birds, snakes, and turtles.
The Summer Reading Program is up and running and I can't believe how busy it is! It is like a Hamster Feeding Frenzy around here sometimes, even though it is not about food - it's about books and summer reading and friends. It reminds me when my Uncle Herb brought a gigantic carrot into our yard, and every Hamster for miles came running. But that's another
Animal themed programs abound this June in Children's Services of the Urbana Free Library. Our Summer Reading Program theme is Paws to Read, so we are offering many exciting animal themed programs this summer.
Did you know that you can borrow adult and children’s eBooks from the Urbana Free Library by downloading them from our website with your Urbana Free library card? It is easy and free and you get the item(s) for 2 weeks. It expires automatically, so there are never any overdue fees. We are trying to promote this great service with sliders in the Juvenile and First Chapter bookshelves to show you which titles we have bought e-copies of that are JUST for use of our patrons (there are many other titles available, just browse the site).