Library events, March 10-17, 2019

Library events, March 10-17, 2019

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

At 7 p.m. Monday or 2 p.m. Wednesday at the main library, we will walk you through the basics of How to Organize Your Computer Files. The workshop is part of the new Getting Started with Tech series. This is a hands-on workshop using library computers. Sign up online ( or call 217-403-2070.

At 10 a.m. Wednesday at the main library, explore dance with Kate Insolia, artistic director of the Urbana Dance Company, at 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 March.

At 7 p.m. Thursday at the main library, find out how to leave your legacy to your children and loved ones at Estate Planning & Wills with Bernie Wrezinski of the Foundation for Financial Education. For information about free events and lifelong resources at the library, visit

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Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.

At 2 p.m. today in the Busey-Mills Reading Room, attend a free recital series. Each recital features performances by members of the Urbana Pops Orchestra, which includes professional and student musicians.

From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday in the Lewis Auditorium, work with free tutors from Project Read. Tutors are available most Mondays to help adults who are learning English or working to improve their reading or math skills. No registration is required.

At 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Busey-Mills Reading Room, listen to people from our community read favorite poems, orations, historical speeches, prose and more from black writers around the world. Bitter Kola Tastes Sweet is a public celebration of black voices across cultures, times and literary genres.

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Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St.

At 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Maker Space, youths 12 to 18 can take part in the Teen Book Challenge, which will focus on "The Hate You Give" by Angie Thomas.

From 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the children's program room, kids 5 to 11 can attend the Wonder Garden Club session, which will focus on making whimsical mini-fairy gardens. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

The Pages to Pictures book and movie club invites participants to read the book, watch the movie at the library and then discuss both afterward. This month, the club will discuss "Devil in the Blue Dress" by Walter Mosley after watching the 2018 film adaptation. The movie begins at 1 p.m. in the first-floor meeting room.

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