Colson Whitehead event promotion

An Evening with Colson Whitehead

Thu., Sep. 13, at 7 pm
Part of the Great Authors at the Library series. Doors open at 6:30.

Launch at the Library walk-in coworking space

No More Excuses: Starting a Business When You Have Something to Lose

Thu., Sep. 6, at 8 am
Speaker: Marc Chagnon. Part of the  new before-hours business series. Sign up.

Jose Gobbo performance

Jose Gobbo Offline Band

Sun., Aug. 26, at 2 pm
Urbana-based blues guitarist, Jose Gobbo and his trio perform as part of the In Concert at CPL series. For all ages.

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