Event Calendar

Farmer City Raceway Fan Appreciation Night

From 4:00PM to n/a

Gates open at 4PM, Hotlaps at 630PM, Racing at 730PM, General Admission tickets just $12.000. More details at http://www.farmercityracing.com/

Danville Dans Military and Veterans Appreciation

From 6:30PM to n/a

This event is at the Danville Stadium. All active and or reserved military, plus our veterans, receive free admission. American Legion Riders and Patriot Guard Riders will be riding their motorcycles on the field (weather permitting) to present the colors at the start of the game. Fireworks after the game.

Arcola Fireworks

From 7:00PM to 9:45PM

Kelley Moore Park Pavilion at Moore Memorial Park. Fireworks at 9:15. A patriotic celebration for everyone.

Racing at Farmer City Raceway (with fireworks)

From 7:00PM to n/a

Fireworks after racing. General admission to the track is $12, gates open at 4 pm.

Independence Day Celebration in Onarga

From June 30-July 2. Fireworks on Friday night. This event is at Durham Park.

Old Fashioned 4th of July

Hosted by American Legion Post 68 in Sullivan, June 30-July 4. Carnival open, 6 to 10 pm June 30 and July 3, 1 to 5 pm and 6 to 10 pm July 1, 2, and 4. Parade at noon and fireworks at dusk on July 4.

Reds, Whites and The Blues

Fireworks at 6 pm at Gate House Lawn, Allerton Park & Retreat Center, Monticello. Bring blankets and Chairs

2017 Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

From n/a to n/a

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.