Champaign Public Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.
Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.
At 10 a.m. Tuesday at the main library, get tips about growing day lilies from Rod Kroemer of 5-Acre Farm Daylilies. During April and May, learn how to improve your garden from local experts during Tuesdays at Ten: Out in the Garden.
At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the main library, learn the principles of computer programming from instructor Kari Couch as part of the new Specialty Tech series. This is a hands-on workshop using library computers. Reservations are required. Sign up at champaign.org/events or call 217-403-2070.
From 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the main library, celebrate 100 years of Children's Book Week at a Pete the Cat Party. Enjoy stories and games, make Pete crafts and take part in a photo op with the costumed character. Party attire like sunglasses and high-tops is welcome.
For information about free events and lifelong resources at the library, visit champaign.org.
Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St.
The library partners with La Linea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request). La Linea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the library's second floor from 6 to 8 p.m. every Monday. Resource referrals may include but are not limited to child support, child care, immigration, legal assistance, DACA and other immigration legal assistance, TVDL assistance, education, employment issues, general information, health care, housing, interpretation, mental health, work permits and food and clothing assistance. For more information, call 217-417-5897.
At 2 p.m. Saturday in the Busey Mills Reading Room, learn valuable tips for preserving and storing your family heirlooms. This workshop presented by Jennifer Hain Teper will introduce attendees to the importance of preserving fragile family books, papers and photographs and provide introductory information on how to do so. Topics covered include general storage tips, problems to look for, examples of usual deterioration and different types of possible treatments — both novice and professional. Participants are encouraged to bring an item from their family collection that they are interested in preserving for discussion with the group.
At 3 p.m. Saturday in the children's department, kids 5 and up can take part in game time. Chess, Monopoly and many more games will be available.
For information about services at the library, go to urbanafreelibrary.org.
Danville Public Library
319 N. Vermilion St.
From 10 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the children's program room, children 2 and under with a caregiver can attend Wee Wigglers, featuring stories, songs and silliness.
At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the children's program room, youths 5 to 18 can attend Kids' Snack Club. This time, children will learn about Earth Day and enjoy a salad treat. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
At 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Makerspace, youths 12 to 18 will decorate planters and plant their own herb garden during Teen DIY.
For information about programs and services at the library, visit danvillepubliclibrary.org.