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