Family

Art Lessons for Children: (CANCELLED) Ben's Bells Ceramic Bead Making

Let's help change our world through intentional kindness and make ceramic hanging wind chimes. Be Kind Illinois, which is part of the Ben's Bells Project, is calling on young artists to participate. (CANCELLED)

For children of all ages (7 and under with an adult).

Tenth Annual Fairy Tale Ball! ~ A special after-hours event!

Come one, come all to the Fairy Tale Ball!

Adventure and excitement await! Fairy tale lovers of all ages are invited to an evening of stories, crafts, games, and entertainment. Don your shiny suit of armor, sparkly ball gown, or dress like your favorite fairy tale character and join us for an evening of fantasy and frivolity.

Royal performers and activities include:

Clothespin Puppets Show, 2nd Floor – 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.

Going Batty for Bats!

Come learn about one of the largest groups of mammals on earth. Members of the Sears Lab at the University of Illinois will be on hand to share photos, videos, and hands-on activities.

For children ages 5 and up.

Library Staff at Read Across America

Read Across America has become one of the nation's largest reading events. All across the country, children and their families come together to hear stories, meet their favorite book characters, and participate in fun activities.

Join us at the Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana where staff from The Urbana Free Library will join the 17th Annual Read Across America Celebration. Come have some reading fun!

For families

Mom and Baby Yoga

Josie Heck will share relaxation and bonding exercises with moms and babies. Please bring a towel or blanket.

Prairie Breezes presents All Score Urbana

Join All Score Urbana for a fun, family-friendly concert performed by Standard Rep bassoon quartet and harpist Molly O’Roark. Performing music composed by Urbana residents in monthly workshops, they will bring musical ideas to life with interactive activities led by composer Ralph Lewis.

Prairie Breezes concerts are generously sponsored by Peggy and Bob Podlasek in memory of Greg Bliss.

Make and Take Spring Break

Feeling creative? Come to the Library for our all day, drop-in craft extravaganza!

For children and families.

Make and Take Spring Break

Feeling creative? Come to the Library for our all day, drop-in craft extravaganza!

For children and families.

Make and Take Spring Break

Feeling creative? Come to the Library for our all day, drop-in craft extravaganza!

For children and families.

Make and Take Spring Break

Feeling creative? Come to the Library for our all day, drop-in craft extravaganza!

For children and families.