Lots of people create New Year's Resolutions in January. And, I know you'll be shocked, but we suggest you think about taking part in the Library's Winter Reading Challenge as part of your resolution. It started on December 21st and a couple people have already finished it! It lasts until February 28 Read more about The Library Challenges You!
Our library has a craft experience going on right now for everyone to enjoy. Come in and color a snowflake (like the one pictured here.) Your art will be turned into a beautiful display. Read more about Winter Preparedness—Ask Your Library for Tips
Queen Levana is so close to her goal of marrying Emperor Kai and taking over Earth. So far she’s had Cinder and her allies on the Read more about Winter: the End of the Lunar Chronicles aka Cyborg Cinderella
Stop by the Champaign County Historical Archives (on the second floor of The UFL) and view our new exhibit, “Champaign County Winter Wonderland.” We have winter themed photographs and newspaper advertisements from 1890-1980, World War I correspondence from Army nurse Nettie Irle Mills describing Christmas in a French Red Cross facility, and other artifacts from our Local History and Genealogy collections.
Kids building snow fort, 1985.
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Source: "William Redhed House, Tolono, and unidentified women in a horse-drawn
Springfield Avenue looking east, January 24, 1979
We were struck by the recent change in the weather brought the wind and snow storm of last week. Compared to other events in Champaign County's past, this one was pretty mild. Consider: the Blue Norther of 1836. Read more about The Blue Norther of 1836