Find the best books for tiny tots

See our pick of the picture books. Look here for the best books that teach tough topics. Need other recommendations? Our librarians love to talk about books. Just ask! Call us at 217/403–2030 or e-mail

Patchwork of Picture Books


We asked each of our librarians to choose some favorite picture books. The Urbana Free Library did the same thing. Here’s the list we pieced together…together.

About Tumblebooks


Learn more about using these free online books for kids.

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Tumblebooks are animated, talking books to use online anytime. They're free for Champaign library card holders, and there's no special software to download. learn more