Library events, Feb. 4-11, 2018

Library events, Feb. 4-11, 2018

Champaign Public Library
Main library, 200 W. Green St.
Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

At 4 p.m. Monday at the Douglass Branch, school-age kids will learn about rhythm, note reading and ear training at Beatz 4 Kidz Music Workshop, presented in partnership with the Crescendo arts organization from the University of Illinois.

At 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Douglass Branch, youths will learn about famous people, places and events in black history by making bingo cards and playing at this week's DIY Kids.

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the main library, kids and their families will make Olympic torches at this week's Family Fun Night, featuring games, yoga, crafts, STEAM activities and more.

For more information about free activities and lifelong resources at the library, visit

Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.

At 9:30 a.m. Monday in Lewis Auditorium, adults learning English or working to improve their reading or math skills can stop by for a cup of coffee and a chance to work with a friendly and helpful tutor free of charge.

At 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10:45 a.m. Thursday in Lewis Auditorium, children 5 and under with a caregiver can attend Wee Love Music and celebrate winter and Valentine's Day with music, movement and fun.

At 10 a.m. Friday in the MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room, attend Connections Cafe, an opportunity to learn about community resources and wellness opportunities. Coffee, technology support, blood pressure screenings and other vital checks will be offered.

For information about services at the library, go to

Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St.

At 5 p.m. Wednesday in the first-floor meeting room, youths 12 to 18 will complete a fun writing activity. Cake pops will be served.

At 3 p.m. Thursday in the second-floor conference room, the Page Turner's Book Club will discuss "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate.

From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the children's program room, the Wonder Garden Club will make mini greenhouses. The activity is for children 5 to 11. Kids under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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