Children's Services Blog
Going, going, gone! It's a home run! Today is the 101st anniversary of Babe Ruth's very first home run on May 6, 1915. Today marks the first of his 714 home runs he hit.
Pre-service teachers with Millikin University just completed their five-week course at the Library this week.
This weekend is the birthday of great children's authors. Friday is the birthday of Trina Schart Hyman.
It’s Battle of the Books week in Urbana! All school year, diligent readers from three Urbana Schools have read books from a list of 28 books to prepare to answer questions about the books. This week, spirited book battles took place to pick a representative team from Leal, Wiley, and Yankee Ridge Schools to move on to the Urbana District competition scheduled for Friday.
School Champions moving on to the final Battle:
Leal School: “The Team 3 Files: The 100 – Year Old Winning Streak”
Wiley School: “The Reading Rangers”