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Poetry is food for the soul! Simple rhymes such as Mother Goose introduce early literacy to our youngest; epic poems like the Iliad and Odyssey bring us tales of heroic adventures; and modern poems explore an unending range of topics and poetic forms … All in all, every poem entertains us with literature in its most graceful style. Read more about Poetry Month
Everything is going to the Princesses here at The Urbana Free Library. At least for tomorrow afternoon, March 26 at 2 p.m. Princesses from near and far are invited to join us for stories, songs, crafts and treats. Read more about Princesses Here and There
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