Items tagged: Library

Library Director Finalists Participate in Community Forum

On January 14, 2016, more than 100 people filled Council Chambers to hear the four Library Director finalists answer questions and explain why they are best suited for the job.  The finalists are: Linda Lyshol, Rick Meyer, Elaina Norlin, and Denise Raleigh.  The event was televised live on CGTV and live streamed on CGTV Online. […]

Public Invited to Meet Library Director Finalists at Community Forum

“Your Next Library Director”: Meet-the-Candidates Community Forum January 14 The Library Board of Trustees has selected four finalists for the Library Director position, all of whom will be in Champaign next week for interviews and to meet community members. The community forum will be held Thursday, January 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the Champaign City […]

News Advisory: Search Underway for New Champaign Library Director

News Advisory: Search Underway for New Champaign Library Director – Public Forum on September 28th to Gather Community Input The Champaign Public Library Board of Trustees (Board) has begun the process of selecting a new Library Director. On June 23, 2015, Library Director Marsha Grove announced her plans to retire on January 30, 2016. The […]

Infrastructure Maintenance Project

Feutz Contractors have finished construction of the new sidewalk along Galen Drive between Broadmoor Drive and Theodore Drive as part of the sidewalk gap portion of the project. Several residents in the area have commented positively regarding the new sidewalk. As part of this project we were able to include new sidewalk at Fire Station […]

Infrastructure Maintenance Projects

Feutz Contractors has started construction on the Infrastructure Maintenance Project and are working in three locations. Location 1 – Feutz is constructing new sidewalk on both sides of Galen Drive between Broadmoor Drive and Theodore Drive as part of the sidewalk gap portion of the project. Location 2 – Feutz has started repairing sidewalk and […]

Celebrate National Library Week ▪ Explore Your Star Library

In celebration of National Library Week (April 12-18), community members are encouraged to “explore your star library” and discover the valuable resources it offers. The Champaign Public Library has been awarded “star library” status by Library Journal since 2008. Its recent four-star designation places it among the top 3% of public libraries nationwide. The celebration […]

Life-Size Candy Land at the Champaign Library

Families are invited to play a classic board game—with a twist. On Sat., Apr. 18, at 3 pm, we’ll transform our conference room into a giant game board for life-size Candy Land. Follow the rainbow path through a magical land of sweet surprises, and meet characters Princess Frostine, King Kandy, and others. Navigate your way through Lollypop […]

Local Author Festival at Champaign Public Library

Published writers from Champaign County are invited to participate. Champaign Public Library is celebrating local writing talent with a Local Author Festival to be held on Saturday, April 11 from 11 am to 3 pm. This is a free event open to the public. Local authors will have an opportunity to meet readers and other […]

Champaign Public Library offers online learning through Lynda.com

The Champaign Public Library now offers access to lynda.com, an online source for video courses and tutorials that teach software, creative, and business skills. Lynda.com offers more than 3,500 courses and 150,000 tutorials with new ones added every week. Users can learn to make movies, design websites, record songs, create spreadsheets, give presentations, animate 3D graphics, […]

Library Again Receives 4-Star Status

In the 2014 ratings, released this month, Champaign Public Library was among 258 public libraries to earn “star library” status, placing it among the top 3% of public libraries nationwide. The library has won this prestigious designation each year since the program launched in 2008, earning a 4-star rating for the last four years. The […]