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Magic Tree House, Rainbow Magic Fairies, Franny K. Stein, Junie B. Jones, Flat Stanley, and Geronimo Stilton probably sound familiar to you. These are all very popular First Chapter Book Series that we have here at the Urbana Free Library Children's Department. Read more about First Chapter Books Bonanza
What book do you give a child this season? I'm getting ready to package some for mailing. Here are some of my favorite titles for gifting. -Elaine B. Read more about Elaine's Favorite Books for Giving this Year
Last night several adorable stuffed animals spent the night alone in the library after being thoroughly read to, sung to, danced with, and tucked in by their families. As you can see, they all had a blast! Then, this morning, their families came in and were reunited with their "stuffies" during a special pancake breakfast. A "hidden" camera managed to catch some of the shenanigans after everyone went home last night. A good time was had by all! Lynn and Rachel
Brrr! Fall is in the air. Come inside and warm up with the Urbana Free Library Children's Department's many great, upcoming programs. Read more about "Fall" in to the Library for Fun Children's Programs
Recently, the librarians of Children’s Services assessed our children’s magazine collection. Many of the titles were underused, which led us to evaluate what magazines to keep, for cost and space savings. Read more about And the Winners are....
The things you see in the children's department!! I saw this over in the play area today and had to share. Thanks to a patron we have a Tonka excavator and large truck that they donated. Bring your young truck-o-philes in soon to play with them. --Rachel V. Read more about T-rex on Excavator - your nightmare come to life!