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APR

National Library Week – April 8-14

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Champaign Public Library
Event organized by Champaign Public Library

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Live music
40+ events
Free rentals!

CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK with us! Enjoy poetry, cookies, music, and more at the 40+ events planned for April 8-14. We’ll have a few surprises in store for you when you visit—and free rentals!

SUNDAY, APRIL 8
• Free rentals! We're waiving the fees for rental books, movies, and other items all week long.

MONDAY, APRIL 9
• Babies Love Books, 9:45, 10:15, 10:45 am
• Pop-up Performance: Dan Andree, fiddle, 12 pm
• Teen Lounge: Kung Fu with Demitri Daniels, 3 pm
• Club Fred, 3:30 pm @ Douglass Branch
• BioCafe: Does Your Brain Make Its Own Valium?, 7 pm

TUESDAY, APRIL 10
• Toddler Tales, 9:45, 10:15, 10:45 am
• Tuesdays at Ten: Library Tech Update, 10 am
• Teen Lounge: Stop Motion Animation, 3 pm
• Club Fred, 3:30 pm @ Douglass Branch
• Pop-up Performance: The Double Dots, acoustic duo, 5 pm
• Joint Book Discussion: Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad, 6:30 pm
• Goodnight Storytime, 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11
• "Penny for Your Thoughts" Live Broadcast, 9-11 am
• Ready, Set, Read, 9:45 & 10:30 am, ages 3-5
• Tech Help, 10am-12 pm @ Douglass Branch
• Members' Half-Price Sale, 11 am-5 pm @ FriendShop Bookstore
• Pop-up Performance: Jose Gobbo, jazz guitar, 12 pm
• Teen Lounge: Club Insecta, 3 pm
• DIY Kids: Make-a-Poem 4 pm @ Douglass
• An Evening with Nikki Grimes, 7 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 12
• Writing a Business Plan, before-hours seminar 8-9 am
• Make & Take for Preschoolers, 10-11 am
• Babies Love Books, 10:30 am @ Douglass Branch
• Members' Half-Price Sale, 11 am-5 pm @ FriendShop Bookstore
• Pop-up Performance: Mrs. M. & the Jokers, string duo, 12 pm
• Teen Lounge: Student Planning with David Su, 3 pm
• Afterschool Adventures: Circus Bridges, 3:30 pm
• Tech 4 Kids Open Lab, 4 pm @ Douglass
• Family Fun Night: 4-H Hopsters, 6:30 pm
• Cookies & Canvases / WAIT LIST ONLY, 7 pm

FRIDAY, APRIL 13
• Project READ Tutoring, drop in 9:30-11:30 am
• Play Date for Preschoolers, 10-11 am
• Toddler Tales, 10:30 am @ Douglass Branch
• Members' Half-Price Sale, 11 am-5 pm @ FriendShop Bookstore

SATURDAY, APRIL 14
• Members' Half-Price Sale, 11 am-5 pm @ FriendShop Bookstore
• Tech Test Drive, 2-4 pm
• Open Mic for Kids, 3 pm

For all events at the library:
champaign.org/events

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Look up! Installation artist Adriane Binky Donley's "Expect the Unexpected (at the library)" includes 145 umbrellas soaring from the ceiling. On display during National Library Week and for the Boneyard Arts Festival.

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Tagging: NewsTalk 1400 WDWS, 4H Hopstars: Rabbit Agility of Champaign-Urbana, Nikki Grimes Fans, Nikki Grimes, MCB Graduate Student Association at UIUC, Demitri Daniels, 玉寨Jade Fortress少林 Shaolin Martial Arts Academy, Club Insecta UIUC, Jose Gobbo MUSIC, Dorothy Martirano, Armand Beaudoin, Gloria Roubal, David Howie