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Champaign Public Library, Champaign

Categories: Libraries, Traveler Resources
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
Main Library: M-W 9-9, Th-F 9-6, Sat 10-6, Sun 1-6

Douglass Branch Library: M-Tu 10-8, W-F 10-6, Sat 10-4

FriendShop Bookstore, Main Library, Lower Level: W-Sat 11-5, Sun 1:30-5

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  • I have not gone to the library for years but since I moved from Urbana TO Champaign I registered for a card. Very easy but be sure to bring a piece of mail to prove you are living in the City. I thoug...  read more »
  • FREE MOVIE RENTALS! Not to mention huge book selection. Excellent programs! All around amazing library and helpful staff. 
  • Champaign-Urbana public library underwent a huge make over some years ago. It was a childhood favorite before, now it is a family or anytime favorite place to spend time studying, reading, researching...  read more »
  • Thanks to our library, I save $$ in printer and printer ink expense by only paying 15 cents a page when I occasionally need a page. The library staff is always helpful if it is a larger print job by using override key and saving my fumbling efforts at putting in spare change. As a bonus, there's always a book or two (or three) to check out as I leave.
  • It's been off the hizzy fo shizzy.... It's a nice place to tame some strange.
  • I live in Champaign and I go here like thrice a week. It is awesome. I check out abunch of books everytime. One of the best libraries ever!
  • For a smaller town that Champaign is...this Library is incredible! State of the art. It is huge, bright, open, and quiet (imagine that, a quite library). Book a study room upstairs and have an enclosed study session. Rent movies, books, and taps. This library is a a very good way!
  • Fairly quiet in the early morning. And super late at night. Very noisy during the day. Staff is hit or miss. Some are very polite and helpful, a few are extremely rude. Oddly selective about enforcing noise violations (possibly just afraid to confront people about their small children, and rowdy students who come in after school lets out). If you study during the day, don't come expecting a quiet environment.
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