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Postings for May 26, 2017 Full Month View
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  n/a n/a 2017 Summer Reading Programs for All Ages  

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.

  9:30AM 11:00AM Mahomet Tots Playgroup  

Bridle Brook Adult Community (Conference Room), Mahomet Il

  11:00AM 11:30AM Animal Encounters at the Orpheum  

Come learn about the Orpheum’s animals! The Orpheum Education Team will talk to visitors about our animals, followed by an animal feeding time. Participants will take a closer look at our aquatic turtles, land turtle, bearded dragons, veiled chameleon,  and corn snake.

Adults: $5; Children: $5; Seniors: $4

  4:00PM n/a Farmer City Raceway $1,500 AMS Series  

Gates open at 4PM, Hotlaps at 630PM, Racing at 730PM, General Admission tickets just $12.000. More details at

  7:00PM 8:00PM Prairie Skies  

William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College, Champaign IL

  8:00PM n/a C-U Comedy's "The Showcase"  

C-U Comedy's "The Showcase" is a live stand up comedy show in downtown Champaign every Friday Night at 8pm at Soma (320 N. Neil Street).

Featuring professional comics from Chicago, St Louis, Indy, New York, Ohio, and L.A. Also with performers from C-U, Central, IL and U of I.

Every week is a different line up in a friendly, welcoming, and comedy club environment. There is No Cover, 19+ to enter, and all information can be found at www.cucomedy.comor by contacting



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