Champaign Public Library Reading Programs
A reading game for infants to 5th graders | January 1 to May 15

   WILD About Reading | Spring 2016   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 06, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join Champaign-Urbana's comic book stores for a celebration of Free Comic Book Day! We'll have comic book giveaways for all ages, a costume contest, photo ops, and a pub-style comic book trivia contest at 12:30.
- Post your photo to social media for an all-day costume contest. Use #fcbd2016cpl to be considered
- Chat with comics collector & store owner Joe Romanek of Metropolis Comics (Normal, Illinois)
- Join us at 12:30 for a short pub-style trivia contest (teams of up to 4 adults)
- Learn more about your local comics stores: G-Mart and Action Jackson Comics
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, May 08, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Monday, May 09, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Thursday at 10:30 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Friday at 10:30 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver. Groups are encouraged to call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Jump in your jammies and join us for a half hour of stories, music, and fun for children aged 2 to 5 and their parent or caregiver. Come any Tuesday evening.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Offered at 9:45 and 10:30 am. Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, music, and movement with an emphasis on pre-reading skills and activities for children aged 3 to 5, with their parent or caregiver. Groups should call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Build your coding skills at our monthly technology series for kids. Don’t worry if you missed the first coding program; you can start from scratch today!
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 13, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Through song, movement, and play, we'll explore some favorite children's song games and books. Join us for the fun, led by Champaign music teacher Abby Crull.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Monday, May 16, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Thursday at 10:30 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Friday at 10:30 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver. Groups are encouraged to call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Jump in your jammies and join us for a half hour of stories, music, and fun for children aged 2 to 5 and their parent or caregiver. Come any Tuesday evening.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Offered at 9:45 and 10:30 am. Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, music, and movement with an emphasis on pre-reading skills and activities for children aged 3 to 5, with their parent or caregiver. Groups should call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Create juggling balls from household items at our monthly Do-It-Yourself series for kids. Thanks to Grant Thompson, aka The King of Random, for the inspiration.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 20, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Older Americans Month with a special edition of In Concert @ CPL. Local favorites the Celebration Band will perform classics of the 1940s and 1950s. Dancing is encouraged!
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Monday, May 23, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Thursday at 10:30 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Monday, May 23, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
With guidance from SNAP educators with the U of I Extension Office, kids will take part in nutrition lessons and physical activities to promote healthy lifestyles.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Friday at 10:30 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver. Groups are encouraged to call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Jump in your jammies and join us for a half hour of stories, music, and fun for children aged 2 to 5 and their parent or caregiver. Come any Tuesday evening.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Offered at 9:45 and 10:30 am. Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, music, and movement with an emphasis on pre-reading skills and activities for children aged 3 to 5, with their parent or caregiver. Groups should call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Friday, May 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Calling all animal lovers! Kids, discover how yoga can help you find your inner tiger, dolphin, or butterfly. Try inventing your own pose for a favorite creature. Explore animal poses that help you find strength, grace, and freedom of movement. We'll end with guided relaxation and self-soothing techniques to try at home.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Monday, May 30, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All library locations are closed today. Book returns will remain open for you to return materials.

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Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Description
Offered at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am (and at the Douglass Branch every Friday at 10:30 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver. Groups are encouraged to call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Jump in your jammies and join us for a half hour of stories, music, and fun for children aged 2 to 5 and their parent or caregiver. Come any Tuesday evening.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Offered at 9:45 and 10:30 am. Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, music, and movement with an emphasis on pre-reading skills and activities for children aged 3 to 5, with their parent or caregiver. Groups should call Children's Services at 217/403-2030 to schedule a separate group visit.
Location
Nate & Lillie Story Room
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday in June and July at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday in June and July at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
The FriendShop Bookstore includes 20,000 used books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less. Proceeds benefit the library. Open to everyone!

Hours:
Wed thru Sat | 11 am to 5 pm
Sun | 1:30 to 5 pm

Members' Half-Price Sale: Become a member of the Library Friends for $10 and enjoy half-price savings on nearly everything during the second week each month (Wednesday through Sunday).

Tag Bag Sale: On the last weekend of the month, fill a bag for just $1 with books tagged with the secret sale color (to be announced at the sale).

Where's the bookstore? Take the elevator to the lower level at the Main Library.
Location
FriendShop Bookstore (Lower Level)
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

How It Works / Reading Log
WILD ABOUT READING!

Join in any time, from January 1 to May 15, 2016. Register online here, then get a reading log at the library, or click here to download and print your log and start right away! (Be sure to register first, so we know you're participating.)

As you read books and complete activities, fill in the titles. Four-in-a-row gets you a special stamp when you bring your log to the library. Earn your prize book the first time you finish all the squares!

Pick up your next reading log and get WILD About Reading!