If you live within Urbana’s City limits, you can get a free library card and, along with it, access to the Library’s amazing collection of books, movies, music, eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, and more. Library cards for residents are valid for three years and include remote access to research databases, eBooks, and online magazines. Cardholders also may use their UFL card to borrow physical items from the Champaign Public Library.

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How to get a card

Residents of the City of Urbana are eligible for a card.

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Get access to our eResources with an eCard.

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Children's Cards

Introduce your child to the love of reading by getting them their own library card.

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Non-Resident Cards

Learn how to get a card if you live outside of the Urbana City limits.

Non-Resident Property Owner Cards
Non-Resident Property Owner Cards

If you own property in the Urbana City limits, learn how to get a card.

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Business and Agency Cards

Is your business or agency eligible for a library card?

Reciprocal Borrowers

Live outside of Urbana, but have a valid Illinois library card?