Madeleine Wolske of Champaign Public Library

The Champaign Public Library (CPL) has been a consistent funnel for both information and community engagement since it’s original opening in 1977.  With a constant stream of enlightening workshops, engaging programs, and accessible community resources, the CPL has definitely earned it’s billing as one of the top libraries in the country. To get a better …

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Intersection of Green and Sixth streets

Your Official Guide to Campustown

Let’s face it… campustown can be a daunting destination if you don’t frequent this neighborhood regularly. Whether it’s navigating through the maze of university students during the academic year, finding a decent parking space, or just locating the nearest restroom there seems to be plenty of excuses about avoiding this neighborhood. Trust us – you …

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Jo Ellen DeVilbiss of The Conservatory of Central Illinois

The Conservatory of Central Illinois is the only not-for-profit community music school serving downstate Illinois. In the time since its founding, The Conservatory has taken its place as a leading cultural institution contributing to the quality of life in Champaign-Urbana. We were able to sit down with Jo Ellen DeVilbiss as she shared how her deep musical …

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