poetry & lit

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor) at The Urbana Free Library

Have you ever wanted to do NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? Do you enjoy writing stories? Join us for story making fun this fall and work towards a personal writing goal!

Monday, October 23: Brainstorm! Bring a notebook and your ideas and we'll help you create a plan for your story.

Mondays, November 6 & 20: Write! Bring your story and join other young authors like yourself for inspiration!

Friday, December 1: Celebrate! Join us to celebrate all of your hard work!

For young people grades 3-8.

For more information, contact Elaine Bearden at ebearden@urbanafree.org or visit https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/

Please register online at:http://host6.evanced.info/urbana/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=19821&rts=&d...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Lewis Auditorium

Do you like to make stories with words and pictures? Join us for time to create and share your own stories. Led by Librarian and story writer Elaine Bearden.

For children in elementary school. (Free admission)

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

Explore culture and personal stories at SPEAK Café, an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

Sponsored in part by the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center and Krannert Art Museum.

For more information please visit http://www.kam.illinois.edu.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

The VOICE Reading Series showcases fiction writers and poets from the Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Illinois. These authors will present new work from a variety of genres. All are welcome to enjoy the talents of some of the most skilled writers on the campus.

Sponsored in part by the Creative Writing Program and Krannert Art Museum.

For more information please visit http://www.kam.illinois.edu.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

Explore culture and personal stories at SPEAK Café, an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

Sponsored in part by the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center and Krannert Art Museum.

For more information please visit http://www.kam.illinois.edu.

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sylvia's Irish Inn. 312 W Green St, Urbana Ill, 61801

St. Patrick’s Day Tea
Sunday, March 12th, 2017
2-4 pm
Sylvia’s Irish Inn Bed & Breakfast, 312 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
http://www.sylviasirishinn.com/
Join us for a relaxing afternoon tea at
Sylvia’s Irish Inn
Price $25.00 – This includes a glass Champaign
Punch on arrival and traditional tea sandwiches
and desserts.
Enjoy beautiful, live Celtic music
and storytelling.
Call 217-384-4800 for reservations as seating is limited

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor) at The Urbana Free Library

Come to this evening story time with stories, songs, and a craft!

For children ages 3-6 and their families.

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Join us for rhymes, music and songs, finger plays, and books in this story time for our youngest library lovers.

For children birth to age 3 with a caregiver.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
The Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)

Have fun with rhymes, music & songs, finger plays, and books in this story time for our youngest library lovers.

For children birth to age 3 with a caregiver.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Urbana Free Library - Children's Services

Join us for some fun activities that encourage families to read together.

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