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Center Hours

The CCB is open all year round, with updated hours each semester and over the summer.

Spring  2018 Hours:

Monday: 10am-5pm

Tuesday: 10am-5pm

Wednesday: 3pm-7pm

Thursday: 12pm-5pm

Friday: 11am-3pm

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Center Location

The Center for Children’s Books is located on the ground floor (basement) of the School of Information Sciences (The iSchool at Illinois) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The iSchool at Illinois is located at 501 E. Daniel Street in Champaign.

The Center is located in Room 24 of the School of Information Sciences. See below for directions from any of the building’s three entrances. Click here for an accessibility floor plan of the iSchool building.

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Driving Directions

Center For Children’s Books
501 E. Daniel Street
Champaign, IL 61820

From I-74

Take the Neil Street exit and turn south. Turn left onto Green Street. Turn right onto 5th Street. Turn left onto Daniel. The building is on the Southeast corner of 5th and Daniel.

From I-72

Follow the interstate straight into Champaign; it becomes University Avenue, one way east. Turn right onto Mattis. Turn left onto Springfield. Turn right onto 5th Street. Turn left onto Daniel. The building is on the Southeast corner of 5th and Daniel.

From the University of Illinois Union

Travel west on Green Street. Turn left onto 5th Street. Turn left onto Daniel. The building is on the Southeast corner of 5th and Daniel.

From the Airport

Drive north into Champaign on Route 45 (Neil Street in Champaign). Turn right onto Green Street. Turn right onto 5th Street. Turn left onto Daniel. The building is on the Southeast corner of 5th and Daniel.

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Parking

Metered parking is available every weekday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Daniel St., Sixth St., and John St. Street parking is free outside of those times.

On evenings after 5 p.m. and all weekends, free parking is available in the parking structure located directly across the street from The iSchool at Illinois. There are also a few spots in the lot next to The iSchool at Illinois, but they are only available after 5 p.m. and on weekends.

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Directions Within the Building

From the East Entrance (near 6th Street and the parking lot)

Head past room 126 on your right, then turn left around the corner and go through the door to the hallway. Go all the way down the hall, then go down the stairs by the mailbox. The CCB will be on your right.

To use the elevator, go past room 126 on your right, then turn left to find the elevator. Take the elevator down to the ground floor (basement), then go straight past room 12 (the computer lab). Take the door to the hallway on your left, then go down the hall, continuing past the sofa. Pass the kitchen on your left, then continue through the additional doorway. The CCB will be in front of you at the far end of the hall.

From the North Entrance (near 5th Street and The School of Information Sciences sign)

Turn left in the entryway and go up the stairs to the main entrance. Go through the doors and turn left, (away from the front office,) then go down the stairs by the mailbox. The CCB will be on your right.

From the South Entrance (wheelchair accessible, near the parking lot behind The School of Information Sciences)

Take the elevator down to the ground floor (basement), then go straight past room 12 (the computer lab). Take the door to the hallway on your left, then go down the hall, continuing past the sofa. Pass the kitchen on your left, then continue through the additional doorway. The CCB will be in front of you at the far end of the hall.

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Accessibility

The Center for Children’s Books is wheelchair accessible throughout our space. We have a height-adjustable wheelchair accessible desk available for use in the back of the center. There is also a wheelchair accessible and gender neutral single-user restroom close to the CCB, just outside the front door and to the right.

We are committed to welcoming and supporting all of our patrons, and we value your feedback. If you have a question, concern, or recommendation about our space, please contact us at 217-244-9331 or by email at ccb@illinois.edu.

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