Event Calendar

Homer Soda Festival

From 10:00AM to 7:00PM

Soda Tastings, Live Music, Fund for the kids and a car show is all what makes the Homer Soda Festival Great. Don't miss this years event the first Saturday in June. Each one ounce sample of soda is paid for with tickets, sheets of 10 tasting tickets are purchased for $4.00.  You can upgrade to individual unlimited tasting wristbands for $15.  There are also limited (only 500 available) advanced VIP tickets available for $20.  The ticket includes a commemorative tasting glass, UNLIMITED soda tastings throughout the day, access to the VIP shorter lines and more! Purchase VIP tickets here! Do you like to BBQ?  Enter into our Brick Street BBQ Cook Off!  There is a professional and an amateur division! Get more details on the entire festival at http://www.homersodafestival.com/

2017 Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

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This summer, make time to read the books you love and win prizes just for reading!  Read books of your choice (including eBooks and audiobooks), and attend fun programs. Get ready for Reading by Design!  2017 Summer Reading Program Information Brochure (Printable PDF)

For Children

  •     For children birth through those entering grade 6 – both readers and listeners.
  •     Each time you read at least 15 minutes, mark your reading log.
  •     Bring your completed log to the Library to receive a free book plus coupons for local businesses.
  •     For each additional log you complete, you will receive another free book!
  •     Parents and caregivers who read to a child registered in the program receive a free book.

For Teens

  •     For teens who have completed grades 6 through 12.
  •     Select books of your choice and keep track of the number of pages read.
  •     Every time you read 1,000 pages, come to the Library to pick out a free book from our selection of new books.
  •     Reading also enters you in a weekly raffle to win a complete book series.

For Adults

  •     For adults who love to read. Why let kids have all the fun?
  •     Read books of your choice and record your reading progress.
  •     After you read 4 books, stop by the Library to select a free book from our selection of popular books.
  •     Keep reading!  For each additional four books you complete, you will receive another free book!

The Summer Reading Program is generously supported by the Friends of The Urbana Free Library.