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50% Off All Kids' Items in November

Member’s Half-Price Sale, Nov. 8–14; $1 Tag Bag Sale on Nov. 29 and 30. Read more about the shop or 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

Our Douglass Branch Library, on the edge of Douglass Park, is open Monday to Thursday 10 am to 8 pm; Fridays 10 am to 6 pm; and Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Stop in for a great selection of books, DVDs, and CDs, plus friendly service, free Internet access, and public meeting space.

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UNWIND with Author Neal Shusterman

Don't miss the chance to meet dynamic, award-winning author Neal Shusterman  on Tue., Nov. 18, at 7 pm. Shusterman is the author of many books for teens, including the thought-provoking Unwind series. Bring books to sign or purchase copies from Barnes & Noble starting at 6:30 pm. Shusterman’s visit is made possible with funding from the Friends of the Library. Find Neal Shusterman titles at the library.

Free Access to Magazines Online

Champaign Library cardholders have unlimited access to dozens of popular magazines for page-by-page viewing on a computer, tablet, or mobile device, via Zinio Digital Magazines. Titles include Car & Driver, The Economist, Martha Stewart Living, Us Weekly, and Vibe.  Access through the Downloadables section of our website. Start browsing now!

Neal Shusterman

Author Neal Shusterman

Tue., Nov. 18, at 7 pm

Pumpkin Patch Party
Wed., Oct. 30,
at 9:45 + 10:30 am

"Get Your Geek On" Trivia Night
Fri., Nov. 14, at 7 pm
6:30 Team Signup