Poems Across Urbana Sign Giveaway

Help cover the community in poetry through September!

While supplies last, you can pick up a yard sign displaying a poem written by local talent! The signs are free and can be displayed in your yard or window. The poems cover a variety of topics from trees to dogs to wellness. Pick up your sign at the main desk today!

Want a sign for your business? Wonderful! Businesses can also to pick up a sign to display.

Every paver has a story!

Have you explored Cherry Alley lately? Cherry Alley is one of the original alleys of Urbana dating back to 1833! It's a beautiful walkway paved with personalized bricks that create a mosaic of memories.

Throughout the month of August, The Urbana Free Library Foundation is raising awareness of the personalized Cherry Alley pavers as a great way to honor a loved one, colleague, business, or organization. A personalized paver is a lasting way for you to demonstrate your support of the Library and become part of its history.

Daughters of the American Revolution Book Giveaway

Come to the library and grab your own copy of "Anna Strong: A Spy During the American Revolution" by Sarah Glenn Marsh! This book giveaway is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. While supplies last.

STEAM collection on Hoopla

Check out Hoopla's new collection that features a multitude of STEAM content for students of all ages to explore! From books on coding to discovering the wonders of space, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy. Browse STEAM content at http://ow.ly/6SaR50JS7JY

Check out these new titles!

While fiction is great, sometimes it’s nice to read a book that teaches useful skills. Here are some books the library has recently acquired that contain practical information.