Library events, Feb. 10-17, 2019

Library events, Feb. 10-17, 2019

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

At 7 p.m. Monday at the main library, learn computer basics at Getting Started with a Keyboard and Mouse. The session is part of the new Getting Started with Tech series. This is a hands-on workshop; we provide computers. Sign up online ( or call 217-403-2070.

At 10 a.m. Wednesday at the main library, explore dance with Kate Insolia, the artistic director of the Urbana Dance Company, during Dancing for Health and Fun. You'll get to move to uplifting music and learn ways to relax and get energized. Community members of all abilities and mobility are welcome. This new Fit & Fabulous series meets weekly during February and March.

At 1:30 p.m. Thursday at both library locations, join a book club discussion. At the main library, the monthly Cover-to-Cover Book Club will discuss "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. At the Douglass Branch, the NEA Big Read Book Club will talk about "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri.

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Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.

At 2 p.m. today in the Busey-Mills Reading Room, listen to a recital by members of the Urbana Pops Orchestra, which includes professional and student musicians.

At 3 p.m. today in Lewis Auditorium, children 5 and under and their caregivers can celebrate Valentine's Day with music, movement and fun with Ms. Teresa in this Wee Love Music program.

At 7 p.m. Tuesday in the MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room, the NEA Big Read will continue with informal conversation and learning about food, clothing and rituals in "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri.

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Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St.

From 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday in the archives room, discover the love story of your ancestors. The Genealogy Club will discuss marriage records and how to find them.

From 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the first-floor meeting room, youths 12 to 18 will celebrate friendship during a Pal-entines Party, featuring food, drinks, crafts and photos.

The Pages to Pictures Book and Movie Club invites participants to read the book and watch the movie and then discuss both afterward. This month, the club will discuss "Crazy Rich Asians" by John M. Chu after watching the 2018 film adaptation at 1 p.m. Saturday in the first-floor meeting room.

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