October 2018

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October

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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October

DIY Kids: Animal Finger Puppets

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Come and make your own animal finger puppets at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Babies Love Books

Thursday, October 04, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Teen Scene

Thursday, October 04, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Toddler Tales

Friday, October 05, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Table Talk Book Club

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

6:30 PM — 7:30 PM

Join our casual monthly get-togethers to talk about books by contemporary African American writers. New members are welcome; call 403-2090 for more information. Books for this fall are:

Sep. 11: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Oct. 9: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Nov. 13: Torn Bible by Sharon D. Green
Dec. 11: The Book in Room 316 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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October

DIY Kids: Yarn Apple Weaving

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Weave a paper plate apple with yarn at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Babies Love Books

Thursday, October 11, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Tech 4 Kids Open Lab

Thursday, October 11, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Drop in for a technology project or activity especially for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Toddler Tales

Friday, October 12, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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October

DIY Kids: Pasta Flowers

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Who says pasta is only for eating? Make your own fun flowers with pasta and beans at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Babies Love Books

Thursday, October 18, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Teen Scene

Thursday, October 18, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Toddler Tales

Friday, October 19, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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October

Fall Luminary

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

This festive fall mason jar luminary is so much fun and easy to make. Use it as a table centerpiece to add to your fall decor or as an indoor/outdoor lantern.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

DIY Kids: October Rewind

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Miss something this month? You get a second chance at our October do-it-yourself activities for school-age kids at this special “rewind” day.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Babies Love Books

Thursday, October 25, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Chess Club

Thursday, October 25, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Hone your chess skills at our monthly chess club for kids and teens. All skill levels are welcome, and participants are encouraged to register for our annual Chess Tournament on Friday, Nov. 30.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Toddler Tales

Friday, October 26, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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October

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Monday, October 29, 2018

11:15 AM — 11:45 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library the last Monday each month at 11:15 (and at the Main Library the last Wednesday each month at 11:15). Mother Goose on the Loose is a lively storytime, for children ages birth to 6 years, designed to get our youngest community members excited about reading.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning literacy initiative and a new partnership between the Champaign Public Library and United Way of Champaign County.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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October

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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October

DIY Kids: Spooktacular Crafts

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Pumpkins, bats, ghosts, and more! Spend the afternoon making Halloween crafts at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Babies Love Books

Thursday, November 01, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Teen Scene

Thursday, November 01, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Toddler Tales

Friday, November 02, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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November

DIY Kids: Toilet Roll Fish

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Make a colorful fish with toilet rolls and paper at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Babies Love Books

Thursday, November 08, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Tech 4 Kids Open Lab

Thursday, November 08, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Drop in for a technology project or activity especially for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Table Talk Book Club

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

6:30 PM — 7:30 PM

Join our casual monthly get-togethers to talk about books by contemporary African American writers. New members are welcome; call 403-2090 for more information. Books for this fall are:

Sep. 11: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Oct. 9: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Nov. 13: Torn Bible by Sharon D. Green
Dec. 11: The Book in Room 316 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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November

DIY Kids: Articulated Dragon

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Make your own dragon with articulated joints that move at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Babies Love Books

Thursday, November 15, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Teen Scene

Thursday, November 15, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Toddler Tales

Friday, November 16, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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November

DIY Kids: Turkey Suncatcher

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Make your own turkey suncatcher just in time to display for Thanksgiving at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Toddler Tales

Friday, November 23, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Monday, November 26, 2018

11:15 AM — 11:45 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library the last Monday each month at 11:15 (and at the Main Library the last Wednesday each month at 11:15). Mother Goose on the Loose is a lively storytime, for children ages birth to 6 years, designed to get our youngest community members excited about reading.

Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning literacy initiative and a new partnership between the Champaign Public Library and United Way of Champaign County.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

November

Tech Help @ Douglass

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

November

DIY Kids: November Rewind

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Miss something this month? You get a second chance at our November do-it-yourself activities for school-age kids at this special “rewind” day.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

5:30 PM — 7:30 PM

The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings of the library's Board of Trustees at 5:30 p.m. The November 28, 2018 meeting will be held at the Douglass Branch Library.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Babies Love Books

Thursday, November 29, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Chess Club

Thursday, November 29, 2018

4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Hone your chess skills at our monthly chess club for kids and teens. All skill levels are welcome, and participants are encouraged to register for our annual Chess Tournament on Friday, Nov. 30.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Toddler Tales

Friday, November 30, 2018

10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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November

Chess Tournament 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

3:30 PM — 5:30 PM

Test your chess skills at our second annual chess tournament with awards for first, second, and third place, and fun for all! Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact 217/403-2090 for more information and to register.

» Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  October

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, October 03, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  DIY Kids: Animal Finger Puppets

                                  Wednesday, October 03, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Come and make your own animal finger puppets at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, October 04, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Teen Scene

                                  Thursday, October 04, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, October 05, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Table Talk Book Club

                                  Tuesday, October 09, 2018

                                  6:30 PM — 7:30 PM

                                  Join our casual monthly get-togethers to talk about books by contemporary African American writers. New members are welcome; call 403-2090 for more information. Books for this fall are:

                                  Sep. 11: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
                                  Oct. 9: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
                                  Nov. 13: Torn Bible by Sharon D. Green
                                  Dec. 11: The Book in Room 316 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, October 10, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  DIY Kids: Yarn Apple Weaving

                                  Wednesday, October 10, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Weave a paper plate apple with yarn at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, October 11, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Tech 4 Kids Open Lab

                                  Thursday, October 11, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Drop in for a technology project or activity especially for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, October 12, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, October 17, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  DIY Kids: Pasta Flowers

                                  Wednesday, October 17, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Who says pasta is only for eating? Make your own fun flowers with pasta and beans at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, October 18, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Teen Scene

                                  Thursday, October 18, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, October 19, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Fall Luminary

                                  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

                                  2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

                                  This festive fall mason jar luminary is so much fun and easy to make. Use it as a table centerpiece to add to your fall decor or as an indoor/outdoor lantern.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  DIY Kids: October Rewind

                                  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Miss something this month? You get a second chance at our October do-it-yourself activities for school-age kids at this special “rewind” day.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

                                  Click for reminder, e-mail, and print options.

                                  October

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, October 25, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  October

                                  Chess Club

                                  Thursday, October 25, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Hone your chess skills at our monthly chess club for kids and teens. All skill levels are welcome, and participants are encouraged to register for our annual Chess Tournament on Friday, Nov. 30.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  October

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, October 26, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  October

                                  Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

                                  Monday, October 29, 2018

                                  11:15 AM — 11:45 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library the last Monday each month at 11:15 (and at the Main Library the last Wednesday each month at 11:15). Mother Goose on the Loose is a lively storytime, for children ages birth to 6 years, designed to get our youngest community members excited about reading.

                                  Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning literacy initiative and a new partnership between the Champaign Public Library and United Way of Champaign County.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  October

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, October 31, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  October

                                  DIY Kids: Spooktacular Crafts

                                  Wednesday, October 31, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Pumpkins, bats, ghosts, and more! Spend the afternoon making Halloween crafts at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, November 01, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Teen Scene

                                  Thursday, November 01, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, November 02, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, November 07, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  November

                                  DIY Kids: Toilet Roll Fish

                                  Wednesday, November 07, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Make a colorful fish with toilet rolls and paper at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, November 08, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Tech 4 Kids Open Lab

                                  Thursday, November 08, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Drop in for a technology project or activity especially for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Table Talk Book Club

                                  Tuesday, November 13, 2018

                                  6:30 PM — 7:30 PM

                                  Join our casual monthly get-togethers to talk about books by contemporary African American writers. New members are welcome; call 403-2090 for more information. Books for this fall are:

                                  Sep. 11: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
                                  Oct. 9: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
                                  Nov. 13: Torn Bible by Sharon D. Green
                                  Dec. 11: The Book in Room 316 by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, November 14, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  November

                                  DIY Kids: Articulated Dragon

                                  Wednesday, November 14, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Make your own dragon with articulated joints that move at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, November 15, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Teen Scene

                                  Thursday, November 15, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Hang out at the Douglass Branch and try out activities and projects just for teens.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, November 16, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, November 21, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  November

                                  DIY Kids: Turkey Suncatcher

                                  Wednesday, November 21, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Make your own turkey suncatcher just in time to display for Thanksgiving at our weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, November 23, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

                                  Monday, November 26, 2018

                                  11:15 AM — 11:45 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library the last Monday each month at 11:15 (and at the Main Library the last Wednesday each month at 11:15). Mother Goose on the Loose is a lively storytime, for children ages birth to 6 years, designed to get our youngest community members excited about reading.

                                  Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning literacy initiative and a new partnership between the Champaign Public Library and United Way of Champaign County.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  November

                                  Tech Help @ Douglass

                                  Wednesday, November 28, 2018

                                  12:00 PM — 2:00 PM

                                  Need help using a computer or mobile device? Get tech help free every Wednesday at noon. Graduate students from the U of I School of Information Sciences will be available to answer your questions.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St.

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                                  November

                                  DIY Kids: November Rewind

                                  Wednesday, November 28, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Miss something this month? You get a second chance at our November do-it-yourself activities for school-age kids at this special “rewind” day.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Library Board of Trustees Meeting

                                  Wednesday, November 28, 2018

                                  5:30 PM — 7:30 PM

                                  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings of the library's Board of Trustees at 5:30 p.m. The November 28, 2018 meeting will be held at the Douglass Branch Library.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Babies Love Books

                                  Thursday, November 29, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Monday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Introduce your baby to the joy of reading with stories, songs, and bounces for children from birth to 18 months of age, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Chess Club

                                  Thursday, November 29, 2018

                                  4:00 PM — 5:00 PM

                                  Hone your chess skills at our monthly chess club for kids and teens. All skill levels are welcome, and participants are encouraged to register for our annual Chess Tournament on Friday, Nov. 30.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Toddler Tales

                                  Friday, November 30, 2018

                                  10:30 AM — 10:50 AM

                                  Offered at the Douglass Branch Library every Friday at 10:30 am (and at the Main Library every Tuesday at 9:45, 10:15, and 10:45 am). Toddle in for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed to introduce pre-reading skills to children aged 18 to 36 months, with their parent or caregiver.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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                                  November

                                  Chess Tournament 2018

                                  Friday, November 30, 2018

                                  3:30 PM — 5:30 PM

                                  Test your chess skills at our second annual chess tournament with awards for first, second, and third place, and fun for all! Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact 217/403-2090 for more information and to register.

                                  » Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Douglass Branch Meeting Room

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