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Visit the library's bookstore

May Specials at the FriendShop Bookstore

• 50% off Children's Items
• May 11–15: Members' Half-Price Sale
• May 28 & 29: Tag Bag Sale
Browse selections online.

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 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.

Tuesdays at Ten

EVER WONDER what kinds of high-tech innovations are being developed right here in Champaign-Urbana? Find out at the library at "Tuesdays at Ten" where you can enjoy coffee, socializing, and learning something new:

Tuesdays, 10 am
5/3 Vet Med Design Group – 3D Modeling with Karen Edwards
5/10 Agrible, Inc. – Tech tools for farming
5/17 TJ Blakeman – Champaign history
5/24 Illinois State Archaeological Survey – Cahokia Mounds
5/31 Nicole Miller – Genealogy

What's On? May News

WHAT DO free comic books, Zentangle, and the 1940s have in common? Your library! Read our May newsletter or sign up to get the next issue in your inbox.

NONPROFIT GROUPS get free use of library meeting rooms starting July 1, 2016. The Library Board of Trustees recently voted to restore no-fee meeting rooms to better serve Champaign-based  nonprofit groups. Good news!

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FriendShop Bookstore

Bargain books & more!

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

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Coffee Tasting with
the Library Café

Mon., June 6, at 7 pm
Reserve your spot!