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Upcoming Events
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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Library
All Branches

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.

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 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, June 04, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Join us for a fun-filled interactive sing-along with children's recording artist Julie K! She'll take you on a train ride, have you count in English and Spanish, jump like a jumping bean, and more.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, June 05, 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, June 06, 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, June 07, 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, June 07, 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 08, 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 08, 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, June 08, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn how to make an artsy origami flower that you can use to decorate or share with others at our monthly do-it-yourself series for kids.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 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 09, 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 09, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that incorporates fluid like dance movements, kicks, acrobatic movement and live music. School-aged kids can join us for a basic movement workshop, a short performance, and a craft. Capoeira is ideal for encouraging playful and spontaneous self-expression while encouraging teamwork and self-confidence. For school-age kids.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 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 10, 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, June 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
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Science and engineering meets origami. UIUC researcher Evgueni Filipov invites you to explore a new world of foldable structures that can withstand amazing weight.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, June 12, 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, June 12, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Early jazz is on the menu at the June installment of In Concert @ CPL, featuring Champaign's Church Street Ramblers, performing the music of jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Mamie Smith, Louis Jordan, and many others.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 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, June 14, 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, June 14, 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 15, 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 15, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Want to be inspired? Come meet this rising CU superstar! 10-year-old local rap artist.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, June 17, 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 17, 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, June 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
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us in celebrating 151 years since the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas and freed the last of the slaves. Bring your family and friends to Douglass Park for summer fun and games. Sponsored by the Champaign Public Library Friends and the Champaign Park District.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Sing! Dance! Laugh! Learn! Miss Jamie and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure in a sing-along, dance-along show that's fun for kids and grownups alike.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, June 19, 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, June 20, 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, June 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Would you like to know how to create your own app? Elementary school students (ages 9-11) are invited to join us to learn the steps to create their own app during this six-week series in partnership with the Graduate School for Library and Information Science.

This event takes place on:
June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
July 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 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, June 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Would you like to know how to create your own app? Elementary school students (ages 9-11) are invited to join us to learn the steps to create their own app during this six-week series in partnership with the Graduate School for Library and Information Science.

This event takes place on:
June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
July 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 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 22, 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 22, 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, June 22, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Would you like to know how to create your own app? Elementary school students (ages 9-11) are invited to join us to learn the steps to create their own app during this six-week series in partnership with the Graduate School for Library and Information Science.

This event takes place on:
June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
July 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
You're the director when you make your own stop motion movie using iPads and the LEGO Movie Maker app at our monthly technology series for kids.
Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
How did baseball get invented? Where did croquet come from? When Champaign County was settled people brought games like these from their home countries. Play the games early settlers and pioneers played- some might be familiar to you today!
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 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 24, 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, June 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
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Description
Come ready for fun with Jeanie B! Jam-packed with dancing, sing-alongs, and interactive music. Jeanie B’s high energy shows encourage kids to get up and move to the beat while exploring topics universal to younger audiences.
Location
Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Title
Date
Sunday, June 26, 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, June 27, 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, June 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Would you like to know how to create your own app? Elementary school students (ages 9-11) are invited to join us to learn the steps to create their own app during this six-week series in partnership with the Graduate School for Library and Information Science.

This event takes place on:
June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
July 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

Location
Douglass Branch Meeting Room
Library
Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

The program has not started yet but will begin on Wednesday, June 01, 2016.
How It Works / Reading Log
SUMMER READING GAME | For infants to 4th grade graduates
June 1 – August 15

To get started, click the “Register” button above to sign up. Then get a reading log at the library or click here to print your log at home and start right away! (Be sure to register first, so we know you're participating.)

  • Fill in one square of your reading log for every 10 minutes you read or listen to books.

  • Read 100 minutes to earn a small prize. Keep reading as much as you want to.

  • When you finish (by August 15), you can choose a prize book, thanks to support from the Library Friends.