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Visit the library's bookstore

FriendShop Bookstore: 50% Off Nonfiction in June

• June 8–12: Members' Half-Price Sale
• June 24, 25, 26: Tag Bag Sale
Browse selections online.

Front of Main Library

Step into our light-filled, open spaces and see our wonderful Peter Sís murals, lively TeenSpace, quiet meeting rooms, café and patio, and FriendShop Bookstore. The library, at 200 W. Green St., is open Monday–Wednesday 9-9; Thursday–Friday 9–6; Saturdays 10-6; Sundays 1-6. Read more.

Douglass Branch Library

Open M-Tu 10-8 | W-F 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.

Meet Library Director Finalists

Thu., July 7, at 6:30 pm | City of Champaign Building, 102 N. Neil St.

You are invited to meet the finalists for the next library director of Champaign Public Library:

• Cynthia Fesemyer, Director, Columbus Public Library, Columbus, WI
• Donna Pittman, Interim Director and Development Director, Champaign Public Library, Champaign, IL

Learn more:

This special public event will be held in the City Council Chambers in the City Building. In addition, you can watch live on Champaign Government Television (CGTV) or online at

Have a question for the finalists? Submit questions by emailing them in advance to

What's On? June News

WHAT DO rap music, speed dating, and cheese have in common? Your library!
 Read our June newsletter or sign up to get the next issue in your inbox.

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FriendShop Bookstore

Bargain books & more!

Hours: W-Sat 11-5; Sun 1:30-5
Select titles are available online.

Reading is so delicious

Summer Reading Games
for Kids, Teens, & Grown-ups

June 1–August 15
Why should kids have all the fun?

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Speed Dating for Mom Friends

Fri., June 25, at 3 pm