What to expect when you visit »

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Curbside Pickup

Curbside service is available whenever the library is  open. Once your  items are ready, you’ll get a text or email from us, and a link so you can  schedule your pickup time. 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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Bees buzzing in the lobby!

Adriane Binky Donley created a new art installation in the Main Library lobby, with a giant honeycomb and bees soaring from the ceiling. It’s magical!

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 — and free to nonprofit organizations. Read more »


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

FriendShop Bookstore

Temporarily closed. 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.  Read more »

Questions? Ask Us.