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You’ll Save 50% in April

• Save 50% off DIY, Cooking & Gardening titles that are regularly $2
• Member’s Half-Price Sale, Apr. 11–17 and Tag Bag Sale on Apr. 25 & 26.
• Open Wed + Fri 10-4 | Sat 10-5 | Sun 1:30-5  Browse the FriendShop’s online selection.

Front of Main Library

Step into our light-filled, open spaces and see our wonderful Peter Sís murals, colorful TeenSpace, quiet meeting rooms,  Latte Da! Cafe, and FriendShop used bookstore. The library, at 200 W. Green St., is open weekdays 9-9; Saturdays 9-6; Sundays 1-6. Read more.

Douglass Branch Library

Open M-Th 10-8 | Fri 10-6 | Sat 10-4; Closed Sunday
Our Douglass Branch Library is located on the edge of Douglass Park. Stop in for a great selection of books, DVDs, and CDs, plus friendly service, free Internet access, and public meeting space.


Explore Your Star Library! April 11–18

We are celebrating for a week and a day! Our Local Author Festival, “Get Your Geek On” Trivia Night, and a life-sized Candy Land game are just some of the events we are offering April 11–18. And we’ll have some surprises in store for you when you visit us! #mystarlibrary Learn more

• Fri., Apr. 17, at 6:30 pm | “Get Your Geek On” Trivia Night
• Sat., Apr. 18, at 10:30 am | Countdown to Kindergarten
• Sat., Apr. 18, at 3 pm | Life-Size Candy Land! | Family event

Drawing for iPad mini 3: It's not too late! When you check out items April 11–18, you will be automatically entered in a drawing for a free iPad mini 3 (64 GB). One entry for every item checked out—the more you check out, the more entries you have. Winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 21.

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FriendShop Bookstore
Bargain books & more!

Hours: Wed + Fri 10-4; Sat 10-5; Sun 1:30-5. Select titles are available online. logo

Free Access to Online Tutorials for Champaign Cardholders

Our subscription is made possible by the Champaign Public Library Friends.

Identity Irish Dancers

Identity Irish Dancers
Sat., Apr. 25, 3 pm