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Join library staff at the Heartland Maker Fest this Saturday! Come learn more about all that the Teen Open Lab offers the teens in our community, meet library maker partners CU FabLab and Makerspace Urbana, and also meet other amazing Makers from around central Illinois! Read more about Teen Open Lab at Heartland Maker Fest
So you read a book that you loved and it felt like it was part of a series. But you're not sure. What do you do? Well you can google it and hope for the best, or you can go to the author's website and scroll through their page.
Whenever I get in a reading rut, I always pick up a graphic novel to revive my love of reading. Some stories can bog a person down with alliteration, onomatopoeia, symbolism, metaphors, and other sorts of literary constructs. Read more about Body Snatching Gone Awry
Sometimes you read a book for the characters or the action. And sometimes it's the place you can't forget. For the record, I will never, ever get tired of reading books set in London. EVER. So what do you do when you want more of a place? Read more about Location, Location, Location
Lord Ballister Blackheart never asked for a sidekick. He was doing just fine on his own with his villainy and random acts of sabotage against Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. Read more about Nimona: Not your ordinary villainous sidekick!
The Avengers flood the movie screens, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D on TV, and all the bits interlock. While we're between movies and seasons, I turn to comics to keep entertained. I've always loved superheoes. When I was little, I wanted to be a superhero. Read more about Ms. Marvel Vol 1: No Normal
Hey Teens! As a reminder, Teen Open Lab (TOL) is cancelled August 25 - 27 so the Friends of The Urbana Free Library can set up for the Summer Book Sale, to be held August 27 - 31 in the Lewis Auditorium. Read more about No Teen Open Lab this week... come to the Book Sale instead!