Library Webinars on YouTube

WATCH WEBINARS, storytime songs, and crafts anytime on the library’s YouTube channel. You’ll find 100+ videos organized into playlists—career, business, tech workshops, writing, crafts, and more. If you subscribe to our channel, you’ll get notified when we publish a new videos. (YouTube is also available to watch on smart TVs.) Questions? We can help! Go to YouTube »

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Playlists by topic

Business Workshops | Launch at the Library
Career Workshops | Get that Job!
Children’s Special Events
Crafty Adults
Money Matter$
Songs & Rhymes from Our Storytimes
Special Events  & Partnerships
Tales & Travel Adventures
Tech Workshops
Teen Take ’n’ Make
Writer’s Workshops

Here are few samples:

Knit for Beginners | Crafty Adults

Like crafting? Want to try something new? Each month we introduce a different craft. Brigitte Pieke, owner of local knitting haven  Klose Knit, taught newbies to knit at a recent Crafty Adults webinar.

Express Yourself! A Journal Writing Workshop

Enjoy writing? Hone your craft at a Writer’s Workshop. Chicago-based writer Maisie Sparks led a winter workshop on journaling.

Retirement Income | Money Matter$

Questions about finances? Our Money Matter$ series is a great way to gain sound strategies for the future. Chesser Financial representatives Scott Olthoff and Jennifer White shared tips on how to make the most of your income during retirement.


Greece | Tales & Travel Adventures

Tales & Travel Adventures is an elderhood series created in collaboration with Krannert Art Museum and the Urbana Free Library Archives. The videos are intended for caregivers and adult care receivers to engage in a shared moment of discovery, learning, and joy. Although the videos are only about 10 minutes long, they can provide up to 30 minutes of meaningful engagement.

E-Library: Movies, Music & More

Watch a Tech Workshop  to get started with streaming movies and listening to music for free using library apps, presented by Technology Librarian Susan Winkler.


“Thank You, Thank You” | Sign Language

You can enjoy songs and rhymes from our storytimes at home. Miss Kristin’s ”Thank You, Thank You” song has been viewed more than 550,000 times!


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