Family

Mother's Day Story Time

Let's celebrate moms on their special day with stories and songs. You will make a special card to give to your mother.

For children ages 2 and up and their families.

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day: Dive Into Marine Chemistry!

The East Central Illinois Section of the American Chemical Society invites you to participate in an Earth Week celebration! Have you ever been to the beach and wondered what lurks underneath? What can we learn from the ocean? Have you ever held a star fish in your hand? Do you want to? Join us! We will have tanks full of ocean creatures for you to see and touch!

For grades K-12 (and those young at heart)

La Linea Helpline @ The Urbana Free Library

We are here to connect you with local resources on healthcare, housing, immigration, legal assistance, education, employment issues, food and clothing assistance, childcare, and mental health. Our services are free and confidential.

Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the New American Welcome Center - UIUC YMCA.

Free Comic Book Day Superhero Academy

To celebrate Free Comic Book Day, come sharpen your superhero skills. Save the city, lift weights with ease, and pick your own free comic! Come in costume to show off your superhero style!

First Fridays - Gussy Up Your Bike

Come to Cherry Alley to get your bike all decorated for the First Friday fun in downtown Urbana! We will have all kinds of decorations to spruce up your ride. This is for all ages and all bikes!

The Library will remain open until 8:00 p.m. for this First Friday event.

Young Artists Workshop Series -- Navajo Storytelling Through Art

Join us for the next installment of our Young Artist's Studio, featuring Navajo artist and educator Beverly Smith! Beverly will lead us through a storytelling and arts workshop featuring Baje Whitethorne's Sunpainters. Youth will hear a story and be guided through creating artworks inspired by stories of their own.

For children of ages 5 and up; 7 and under with a caregiver.

Earth Day Celebration

The Young Chemists Committee and Encouraging Tomorrow's Chemists from the University of Illinois would like to invite you to celebrate Earth Day today! This event will be packed with a variety of exciting chemistry demos that will be fun and illuminating for the entire family.

Celebrate National Library Week!

Celebrate National Library Week with The Urbana Free Library! Attend programs with special guests and borrow materials from the Library such as books, DVDs, CDs, guitars, sewing machines, telescopes, and more! Follow the Library on social media, pick up promotional material at service desks, and enjoy celebrating National Library Week 2018 with staff!