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Lovely lightfilled space, used book sale in the basement

This library has lots of seating around the edges - as in, by the large windows. Great place to... read more

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sunngrrl
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Vienna, VA
Great library with a great staff...

This is a great library. The staff is more than helpful and polite. The collection of DVD's is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed August 22, 2012

This is so modern. They have like everything one would want in a library. Ther is a cafe, cafe seating, a book store and more!

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Reviewed August 2, 2012

The library is great. I spend a lot of time in the "quiet room" where there are no disturbances or noise.

The library has about 100 computers for use by patrons and most of them are in use most of the day.

Library staff are very friendly and always willing to help. Parking is free. I am a retired U of I faculty and going to the library is easier than going to the office on campus.

1  Thank Robert N
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

I cut off my cable TV a long time ago and just use the library for TV and any films I want. If I can't find it, the library will order it for me or get it from another library in the state or beyond.
There is also a wealth of services available like magazines or Consumer Reports subscription that can be used 24/7. The used book store open on Saturdays and Sundays is always worth checking out. Everyone is friendly and helpful

2  Thank ruuree
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

Champaign's Library is awesome. It is spacious, well lighted, and has an extensive collection. The online search is very easy to use, and I love the self-checkout. Very much worth my tax money.

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Reviewed June 7, 2012

Great selection on books, videos, music, and the like. The atmosphere is really nice and relaxed, with free WiFi.
If you want to check out items you will need an valid ID (driver, state ID, passport, etc.) AND a bill or such showing your residency in the community. This gets you free privileges. We live outside of the city limits, don't pay the incorporated property tax, and so have to pay for our account for the year. If you don't have a computer there are lots available most of the time, including the ones in the "quiet rooms", but there is a time limit (I believe of 1 or 2 hrs). Lots of nice places to study quietly with many tables where you can spread out. The first floor also has some cakes/coffee available as a service, but they are a bit pricey (Dunkin Donuts is just a block east on Green Street). Bathrooms are clean. It is a busy place particularly after 2:15 PM on schooldays as kids seem to come there to chill out until their parents pick them up or so.

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