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Directions to the Main Library

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The Main Library is just south of downtown Champaign on Green Street.

From the University of Illinois campus

Go west on Green Street, under the underpass and past Neil Street. Turn right at the next light onto Randolph Street, a one-way street. Turn left immediately into the library entrance.

By Bus

For specific bus times, check with the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.
Weekday, daytime

  • 4 Blue — get off at State & John (mtd1661) and walk 1.5 blocks north on State Street
  • 5 Green — get off at State & Springfield (mtd2746) and walk 1.5 blocks south on State Street

Weekday, evenings

  • 50 Green — get off at State & Springfield (mtd2746) and walk 1.5 blocks south on State Street
  • 335 SafeRides — contact the MTD office for more information

Weekends, during all library hours

  • 50 Green — get off at State & Springfield (mtd2746) and walk 1.5 blocks south on State Street

Directions to the Douglass Branch

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The Douglass Branch Library sits at the south end of Douglass Park at 504 East Grove Street, west of Booker T. Washington STEM Academy and between two Champaign Park District buildings. Enter on the side facing into Douglass Park, where you’ll see a sculpture honoring the library‘s namesake, Frederick Douglass.

By Bus

For specific bus times, check with the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.
Weekday, daytime

  • 7 Grey — Get off at 5th & Grove and walk 1/2 block east on Grove

Weekday, evening

  • 70 Grey — Get off at 5th & Grove and walk 1/2 block east on Grove

Saturday, during all Branch hours

  • 70 Grey — Get off at 5th & Grove and walk 1/2 block east on Grove

Main Library

MAIN LIBRARY
200 W. Green St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403–2000

Douglass Branch Library

DOUGLASS BRANCH
504 E. Grove St.
Champaign, IL 61820
217/403–2090