City of Champaign News


Children’s Librarian Mike Rogalla Featured in ALSC “Voices & Faces” Column

Champaign Public Library Children’s Librarian Mike Rogalla was interviewed in the December “Voices & Faces” column on the American Library Services to Children (ALSC) website.  ALSC is a division of the American Library Association. Rogalla earned his master’s degree from the UIUC Graduate School of Library and Information Science and has been at the Champaign Public […]


Hoopla Digital Brings Instant-Access Digital Music, Movies and Audiobooks to Champaign Public Library

For the first time, the Champaign Public Library is able to offer instant access to streaming or downloadable music, movies, television programs and audiobooks, thanks to a Hoopla Digital subscription launched on December 1. Hoopla offers Champaign library cardholders thousands of titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies, and publishers through a simple interface. Patrons […]


Champaign Police Department Reports Successful Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilizations

Who: The Champaign Police Department & Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) What: From November 18 – December 1, 2013, IDOT supported enforcement Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to remind motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, both day and night, during the merged “Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilizations. The Champaign Police […]





Interstate 74 – Night Closures for Sign Truss Removal and Replacement

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Interstate 74 will be closed at various locations between Interstate 57 and US 45 (Cunningham Avenue) for removal and replacement of sign trusses on Interstate 74. Weather permitting, lane closures will begin on December 8, 2013 and will continue through the end of December. All lane closures […]