Both locations are temporarily closed to the public. Curbside service is open Mon-Thu 3-7, Fri-Sun 1-4.

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Curbside Hours

Curbside service is available daily (Mon–Thu, 3–7; Fri–Sun,  1–4). Due dates have been extended.  We will be accepting returns strating June 14. Read more »

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Book Bundles for Kids + Teens

New! Trying to match the right books with the right reader? Let us put together a custom Book Bundle for you!

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The Art Connection: Schools to Library

View artwork by 50 students from Champaign Unit 4 schools in the Children’s area and FriendShop Bookstore.

Your Visit

Hours & locations

We have two locations: our Main Library is near downtown Champaign on Green Street. Our Douglass Branch Library is at the south edge of Douglass Park. Read more »

Meeting Rooms

Beautiful meeting spaces for groups of up to 120 — and free to nonprofit groups. Read more »


Coffee, treats, and patio seating at the Main Library. Read more »

FriendShop Bookstore

Take the elevator to the lower level,  Main Library. The FriendShop Bookstore offers more than 20,000 nearly new books, CDs, and movies. Most items are $2 or less! Read more »

Technology at the Library

Get free  access to the internet. Wifi is available, as well as computers for all ages. You’ll find iPads with age-appropriate games in the children’s area. Read more »

Questions? Ask Us.