Event Calendar

Route 66 Garage Sale

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Don't miss the Route 66 Garage Sale throughout Lincoln, IL and Logan County. Items vary and each every stop. Route 66 Garage Sale Prime location at VFW Post 1756 at 915 5th Street in Lincoln, IL. They group arranging this event will be collecting locations to to the map up until the Friday before. Pick up maps a few weeks prior to the event at various gas stations, businesses and garage sellers. Search Route 66 Garage Sale on Facebook for more details and don't miss this sale!

Law Enforcement Torch Run

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It is the Law Enforcement Torch Run, officers and deputies from around the county will be carrying the Special Olympic Torch through parts of Champaign County on June 9th to kick off the summer games in Bloomington. I wanted to extend an invitation to you to embed someone with us as we travel with the torch. We are kicking off the event at 6am at the Fisher Police Department (100 e. School St. Fisher, IL), this will take us to the Rantoul Police Department, the Thomasboro Fire Department, and we will end at the Champaign County Courthouse at 11am. The total route is 25.9 miles. Get more details at https://www.soill.org/law-enforcement-torch-run/

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.