Event Calendar

March of Dimes March for Babies

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We're getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. There'll be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends - it's a great feeling knowing we're all helping real families. Join our event and walk with us to raise money for babies right here in our community! Meadowbrook Park- Urbana Park District. Join us off of Windsor Rd near the Prairie Play structure area for the 2017 March for Babies. -Three miles of paved trails make this park ideal for walking -13,000 sq ft, PrairiePlay is the Urbana Park District’s largest playground. Create a team or walk as an individual at https://www.marchforbabies.org/EventInfo/?EventID=17631. 

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!

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.