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The History of Witchcraft

Thank you to the 3,000 people worldwide who tuned in live for the presentation by Cait Coker and Ruthann Miller. You can watch the livestream on the library’s YouTube channel.

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School at Home

We offer amazing resources to help kids and families in our E-Library, including ebooks, movies, and online tools for remote learning. We can help! Get started »

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Tables by reservation only

Reservations are required to use a library table at the Main Library. You can reserve a table or study room for up to two hours a day.  Reservations »


LOOKING FOR A JOB? Changing careers? Champaign Public Library can help! Our job services include webinars, online tools like JobNow, and one-on-one consultations. We can assist with job applications, resumes, and even practice interviewing. For more information, or to book an appointment with a career specialist: Get that Job! »

THINKING ABOUT STARTING A BUSINESS? We can help! Champaign Public Library offers free webinars, powerful online tools, and one-on-one consultations for starting and growing your business. We can assist with creating a business plan, marketing your business, even finding customers. For more information, or to book an appointment with a business specialist: Launch at the Library »

WORLDWIDE AUDIENCE TUNES  IN   We collaborated with the U of I Rare Book & Manuscript Library to present The History of Witchcraft (October 29). The event reached more than 2 million people worldwide! We had 3,000 people tuning in during the livestream and thousands more have watched the recording since then. You can watch the livestream via the library’s YouTube channel.

Library tables by reservation only: Due to the need to limit the number of people in the library at any given time, use of library tables and study rooms is available by reservation only.  You can reserve up to two hours per day. Each table accommodates one person; study rooms accommodate two people at a time. Please arrive no more than 10 minutes ahead of time. Reservations »

Masks:We require the safest measures possible concerning face-coverings, wearing a cloth mask or disposable mask only. This means bandanas, scarves, crocheted masks, masks with exhalation valves, shields, and gaiters are not allowed.

Visitors ages 15 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. Read more »

FriendShop Bookstore is  now open Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 12–2 pm.

Curbside pickup is available at both locations.

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