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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 Read more about Tales from the Rim (of the Food Bowl)
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. Read more about Animal Programs = Summer Fun
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). Read more about Check out eBooks!
With the Boneyard Arts Festival this weekend, I thought it would be a good time to share pictures of all of the fun we've had at our programs this winter/spring. From music concerts to dance lessons, and parties with princesses and wolves, we've had a great time reading, building, singing and dancing Read more about Springing Alive with the Arts