All summer we've been celebrating reading, making, and creating with the "Reading by Design" summer reading program theme. We've made turtles and stuffed felties, frogs and pin-hole cameras. Even stop-motion films! Early in June, a group of eighteen kids came t
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Come to the Urbana Free Library Children's Department on Thursday, December 31 and celebrate New Year's with us!
The first exciting news is that on Thursday, Elora Cork completed her first 100 books on her way to 1000 Books Before Kindergarten! Elora received two special stickers and got her picture taken for our online gallery. If you haven't registered yet, we would love to have you joi
Saturdays are super at the Urbana Free Library!
On Wednesday, patrons of all ages had a great time creating optical illusions with chalk and a digital camera during "Not Your Ordinary Chalk Art!" in Cherry Alley. The weather was perfect and the results amazing. We thought we would share some highlights of the evening. Enjoy! -Elaine B.