Children's Services Blog

Klezmer Mania!

cover of Mendel's AccordionIn this community, we are blessed by a wealth of talented musicians and dancers.  This morning, families had the opportunity to clap and dance to the music of

Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!

cover page of the book, "All Aboard! A True Train Story" by Susan KuklinAll aboard! Calling all train enthusiasts! Come to the Urbana Free Library this weekend to see one of the best N-gauge railroad displays in the area.

O Snowy Day!

What better way to spend a snowy day than by snuggling up with your little one and reading picture books featuring other snowy days!

New Toys!

Little Tykes toy kitchen pictureWe just got some new toys for our younger patrons to play with at the library. We got a child sized kitchen set and Art Mart generously donated a smaller and very popular train table to us before their move to Champaign. We've also got some new wooden fruit and puzzles so come in and have some fun! --Rachel

Hey Dude!

Looking for a wholesome TV show for your middle schooler? One without innuendo, questionable behavior, and major attitudes?

Beautiful Pictures, Beautiful Books

Looking for a beautiful picture book to share with your little reader? You know the ones:  books with gorgeous covers and amazing colors.