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Champaign Public Library

200 W Green St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-5193
+1 217-403-2070
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Champaign's Fabulous library

Wonderful place to spend time great collection always spotless and clean friendly staff an asset... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lreid2016
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Champaign, Illinois
Great service and efficient staff

Great service and efficient staff. I wanted to use the computers and it was very quick to get a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeanjacquespsaute
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Champaign, Illinois
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Step into our light-filled, open spaces and see our wonderful Peter Sis murals, colorful TeenSpace, quiet meeting rooms, Library Café and Friendshop Bookstore. The library at 200 W. Green St., is open Mondays - Thursdays 9-9; Fridays 9-6; Saturdays 10-6; and Sundays 12-6. Our Douglass Branch Library is located 504 E. Grove St., at the edge of Douglass Park. Stop in for a great selection of books, DVDs, and CDs, plus friendly service, free Internet access, and public meeting spaces. Open Mondays - Thursdays 10-8; Fridays 10-6 and Saturdays 10-4.
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“helpful staff” (8 reviews)
“audio books” (4 reviews)
“study rooms” (4 reviews)
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200 W Green St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-5193
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+1 217-403-2070
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to spend time great collection always spotless and clean friendly staff an asset to our city

Thank lreid2016
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review! I am happy to hear that we are a place you like to spend time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and efficient staff. I wanted to use the computers and it was very quick to get a station. And you can print documents!!!!!

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for you great review! Glad we were able to provide what you needed. We also have Chromebooks you can check out and take home as well as mobile printing from all kinds of devices.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best community library in Illinois. Excellent programming. Easy to find information and to check out and return books and other materials.

Thank John D
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for the fantastic review! Glad to hear that we are doing things right.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great programs, amazing staff. Full-service community library - in every way. Follow them on FaceBook to see their amazing event calendar.

1  Thank MyWriter
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for your great review. We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Offers more than you'll ever need. I've enjoyed items that are hard to find from other libraries across the country. I can't praise this service enough. Never expected to be able to request a tape from the Enoch Pratt in Baltimore, Maryland. Staff is exceptional...More

1  Thank Margo H
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

So glad to hear that we were able to bring in the items you need when we don't own them. Thanks for your kind review.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This library offers something for everyone. From young children's story time and monthly activities to quiet study environments for students or business groups. Books, magazines, movies, Cd's, DVD's audio books and digital downloads if you like the tech rather than the physical book. My entire...More

Thank ccruzan5
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your great review. I am glad to hear that the library has been able to meet all the different needs of your family. Let us know if you if we ever don't have something you want.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I don't live in Champaign. I live in the other twin city, Urbana. Both cities have its own library. Both are good. Only the one in Champaign is much better. Its book collection and the willingness to help among all librarians should be among the...More

1  Thank wjsu
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

You are so right that we are fortunate in this community to have two great libraries. Of course, I am pleased to hear that you like us just that little bit more. Keep coming. We have lots of great plans on the horizon.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Huge selection of books and movies. Probably the largest collection of movies at a public library I have ever seen. I was always able to find the books I was looking for. Great spaces for sitting and reading. Everyone can find something to read here.

1  Thank Randall R
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for the great review. Glad we always have what you are looking for. If there ever is a time we don't have something, just ask at the desk and we can borrow from another library.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was visiting Champaign for several days and found time to explore the local library. I was very impressed. A variety of work spaces with comfortable chairs, lots of light and helpful staff. There is even an onsite cafe. The library was well equipped with...More

Thank peripeteia
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Wow! It is great to hear that we compare favorably to a library in a large metropolitan community. Thanks for visiting and we hope you stop by the next time you are in town. Try the great deals in the Friendshop used bookstore the next...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Wonderful programs, spacious, technology and accessibility abundant. Friendly staff. There is a café for purchase of coffee and other items.

Thank Jon N
Kristina H, Manager at Champaign Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thanks for your great review!

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fphaynes
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Response from Kristina H | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. You can get a library card if you live outside the city limits if the Champaign library is your closest library. You would need to pay for the card around the amount that you would pay if you... More
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