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Urbana Public Library

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My children's favorite place to visit

We have been so happy to live near such a great library. There is a great selection of books for... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
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I love that they have a large selection of board games, movies and DVDs. The staff is always very... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
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210 W Green St, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3953
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

We have been so happy to live near such a great library. There is a great selection of books for all ages. I love how the children's section is separate and in the basement so the kids have a little more freedom. They also have...More

Thank jerkate07
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I love that they have a large selection of board games, movies and DVDs. The staff is always very friendly.

Thank Emily S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This place is great. I am avid reader of adult graphic novels and this place has an excellent collection. Go check out. You won't regret.

Thank Soumya G
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Urbana Library is really clean. Their selection of books is wide and also cds, dvds. The only thing is that I usually come here to study but sometimes it can be really noisy especially with the sound of coffeemaker from the coffee shop and with...More

Thank Connie P
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Love this library, great movie, music, and book selection. Would be good if there was a larger textbook section seeing as there are so many students in town probably discarding books, etc. Public and high schoolers having access to these types of books would be...More

Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed January 27, 2018

A library - and quite good at it, no more, no less. Quiet, clean, inspiring, and plenty of cool "hideout" places to plug in your laptop and write. Sometimes there are weird fellows browsing through the library (as a public and open establishment - they...More

Thank elady802
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I attempted to provide my book to the University of Illinois main library, the Champaign Library and the Urbana Public library. The Urbana Public library was by far the best to deal with. At the University of Illinois main library they told me that once...More

Thank krolson333
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Very nice well maintained library with a floor completely for kids. DVD/digital media section needs renovation. There is a small coffee shop inside. Book drop off location is not well designed. Very hard to drop off books sitting inside the car.

Thank Sharif1470
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Lovely and friendly library with kind and helpful staff. The book sales are wonderful and offer many categories to browse. Support you local library. Excellent music and film collection. Small cafe too.

Thank vast-archive
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This is a great place to go with young children as it is separate from the rest of the library! It is an enclosed space and very nice.

Thank Leslie S
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