Get Ready for the World Cup!

Brazil is hosting the 2014 World Cup between June 12 and July 13. The Urbana Free Library has a wonderful collection of books, magazines, movies, and even music to get you ready for the biggest sporting event in the world! Below is a brief list of some of the materials that the library holds. For more titles, check out this list. For more information on the World Cup (see brackets, standings, etc) be sure to check out the FIFA website!


The Ball is Round

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Official Book

Girls of Summer

A History of the World Cup, 1930-2010

Love and Blood at the World Cup

The Miracle of Castrel de Sangro

My life and the Beautiful Game

Rough Guide to Cult Football


Why Soccer Matters

The world cup- the Complete History



World Soccer


Goal: The Dream Begins

The Art of Soccer with John Cleese