Library events, Nov. 18-25, 2018

Library events, Nov. 18-25, 2018

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

At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the main library, children 2 to 5 with a caregiver can attend Goodnight Story Time, featuring a half hour of stories, music and fun. Kids can wear their pajamas. The program is one of 11 story times offered each week.

From 2 to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the main library, get your tech questions answered at a new series of Getting Started workshops. This week's topic is getting started with online shopping. Sign up online ( or call 217-403-2070.

Are your kids curious about fossils and dinosaurs? At 3 p.m. Saturday at the main library, Orpheum Children's Science Museum staff members are presenting hands-on paleontology activities.

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Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.

At 2 p.m. Sunday in the Busey Mills Reading Room, community members can attend this month's UFLive! concert featuring Gypsy Jazz from Hot Club of Urbana. Hot Club pays tribute to Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Brothers Rob, Ben and Jeff Sweedler (accordion, violin and bass) will perform with Louie Pappas (guitar), Will Andresen (drums) and Nathaniel Ruiz (clarinet). UFLive! concerts take place on the third Sunday of most months and are made possible by the support of the Urbana Free Library Foundation.

At 4 p.m. Monday on the second floor, young writers (grades 3-8) can join library staff members for a National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) event. Attendees are invited to bring their stories and share support and inspiration. Registration is requested but not required.

At 3 p.m. Saturday in Lewis Auditorium, community members of all ages can attend a 3-D printing class. No experience is necessary.

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Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St.

At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the children's program room, youths 5 to 18 can attend Kids' Snack Club, where they will learn about Thanksgiving and make a Nutter Butter turkey snack. Attendees under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the second-floor conference room, those 18 and older can attend a NaNoWriMo event. Enjoy snacks and the company of other writers. Local authors will be available for assistance, Brian K. Morris on Friday and Kaighla Um Dayo on Saturday.

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