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eBooks for Kids

Check out free eBooks for tablets and mobile devices in the My Media Mall Kids Collection. Read more about our eBook options.

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Early Literacy Initiative

We promote early reading skills with free reading kits for families at Head Start and the Early Childhood Learning Center. Read more.

I-Pan Steel Drum Band

Immerse yourself in the sunny sounds of Trinidad and Tobago, performed on steel drums by students from the U of I School of Music. Bring the whole family to the library for a free concert on Sat., May 3, at 3 pm.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

This nationwide program sets an inspiring reading goal and promotes bonding through books. Sign up and get a reading log at the library. For infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Read more.

Rookie Cooks

On Mon., Apr. 28, at 4 pm, experts from U of I Extension will lead this fun cooking class for school-age kids. Registration is recommended; call the Douglass Branch at 217/403-2090. Read more