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Calendar of Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Friends of The Urbana Free Library Book Sale is setting up in the auditorium, so the regular-sized Teen Open Lab has been condensed to tiny size! Come use maker gear such as 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and more in the Satterthwaite Conference room. This is a teens-only event.
Location
The Satterthwaite Conference Room (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Friends of The Urbana Free Library Book Sale is setting up in the auditorium, so the regular-sized Teen Open Lab has been condensed to tiny size! Come use maker gear such as 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and more in the Satterthwaite Conference room. This is a teens-only event.
Location
The Satterthwaite Conference Room (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Friends of The Urbana Free Library Book Sale is setting up in the auditorium, so the regular-sized Teen Open Lab has been condensed to tiny size! Come use maker gear such as 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and more in the Satterthwaite Conference room. This is a teens-only event.
Location
The Satterthwaite Conference Room (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
You're invited to join hundreds of fellow treasure seekers at one of the most anticipated events of the season! Members of the Friends have access to a special preview on Thursday evening. (No electronic devices for scanning will be permitted on preview night.) The Fall Book Sale will include a collection of vintage children's books.

Not a member yet? Join online or download the handy membership form, which you can drop in the mail or turn in at any Library service desk.

Each year, the Friends hold massive sales of great used books in spring, summer, and fall. You can also browse a selection of gently used books year-round at The Urbana Free Library Cafe and Friends Book Shop.

Thursday, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. (members only)
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (regular-price sale)
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. (half-price sale)
Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (free giveaway)
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a craft to celebrate family reading!
Location
Megan's Reading Room (Children's Area)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 16, 2018
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
You're invited to join hundreds of fellow treasure seekers at one of the most anticipated events of the season! Members of the Friends have access to a special preview on Thursday evening. (No electronic devices for scanning will be permitted on preview night.) The Fall Book Sale will include a collection of vintage children's books.

Not a member yet? Join online or download the handy membership form, which you can drop in the mail or turn in at any Library service desk.

Each year, the Friends hold massive sales of great used books in spring, summer, and fall. You can also browse a selection of gently used books year-round at The Urbana Free Library Cafe and Friends Book Shop.

Thursday, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. (members only)
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (regular-price sale)
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. (half-price sale)
Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (free giveaway)
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
You're invited to join hundreds of fellow treasure seekers at one of the most anticipated events of the season! Members of the Friends have access to a special preview on Thursday evening. (No electronic devices for scanning will be permitted on preview night.) The Fall Book Sale will include a collection of vintage children's books.

Not a member yet? Join online or download the handy membership form, which you can drop in the mail or turn in at any Library service desk.

Each year, the Friends hold massive sales of great used books in spring, summer, and fall. You can also browse a selection of gently used books year-round at The Urbana Free Library Cafe and Friends Book Shop.

Thursday, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. (members only)
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (regular-price sale)
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. (half-price sale)
Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (free giveaway)
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us to celebrate the unveiling of RACES, the newest addition to The Urbana Sculpture Project, at the corner of Race and Green Streets.

Bring the whole family!

3:00 p.m. Public Art PopEd: Youth activity with sculptor Bobby Joe Scribner (SS Sculpture)

3:30 p.m. Ribbon cutting (made possible by the Urbana Business Association) with remarks by Bobby Joe Scribner and the Urbana Public Arts staff
Location
Cherry Alley
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Library staff will offer a story time at the Festival of Trees.
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
You're invited to join hundreds of fellow treasure seekers at one of the most anticipated events of the season! Members of the Friends have access to a special preview on Thursday evening. (No electronic devices for scanning will be permitted on preview night.) The Fall Book Sale will include a collection of vintage children's books.

Not a member yet? Join online or download the handy membership form, which you can drop in the mail or turn in at any Library service desk.

Each year, the Friends hold massive sales of great used books in spring, summer, and fall. You can also browse a selection of gently used books year-round at The Urbana Free Library Cafe and Friends Book Shop.

Thursday, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. (members only)
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (regular-price sale)
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. (half-price sale)
Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (free giveaway)
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Hot Club of Urbana pays tribute to the musical legacy of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Brothers Rob, Ben and Jeff Sweedler (accordion, violin, and bass) will perform with Louie Pappas (guitar), Will Andresen (drums) and Nathaniel Ruiz (clarinet). Join them for an afternoon of Gypsy Jazz music!

UFLive! concerts take place on the third Sunday of most months and are made possible by the generous support of The Urbana Free Library Foundation.
Location
The Busey-Mills Reading Room (First Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 19, 2018
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
You're invited to join hundreds of fellow treasure seekers at one of the most anticipated events of the season! Members of the Friends have access to a special preview on Thursday evening. (No electronic devices for scanning will be permitted on preview night.) The Fall Book Sale will include a collection of vintage children's books.

Not a member yet? Join online or download the handy membership form, which you can drop in the mail or turn in at any Library service desk.

Each year, the Friends hold massive sales of great used books in spring, summer, and fall. You can also browse a selection of gently used books year-round at The Urbana Free Library Cafe and Friends Book Shop.

Thursday, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. (members only)
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (regular-price sale)
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. (half-price sale)
Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (free giveaway)
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 19, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 19, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Have you ever wanted to do NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? Do you enjoy writing stories? Join us for story-making fun this fall and work towards a personal writing goal!


Monday, October 22: Brainstorm! Bring a notebook and your ideas and we'll help you create a plan for your story.


Mondays, November 5 & 19: Write! Bring your story and join other young authors like yourself for inspiration!

Monday, December 3: Celebrate! Join us to celebrate all of your hard work!


For young people grades 3-8.

For more information, contact Elaine Bearden at ebearden@urbanafree.org or visit https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/
Location
Second Floor Service Desk
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 19, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Library is partnering with La Línea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request). La Línea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the Library's second floor on a first-come, first-service basis. Resource referrals may include but are not limited to: child support, childcare, immigration, legal assistance, DACA and other immigration legal assistance, TVDL assistance, education, employment issues, general information, healthcare, housing, interpretation, mental health, work permit, and food and clothing assistance.

For more information, call 217-417-5897.
Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the New American Welcome Center - UIUC YMCA.
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Come to this Saturday story time filled with books, songs, and a craft.

For children ages 2 - 6 and their families.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 26, 2018
Time
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Free tutors are available most Mondays to help adults who are learning English or working to improve their reading or math skills. Stop by for a cup of coffee and a chance to work with a friendly and helpful tutor. No registration required.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 26, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 26, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Library is partnering with La Línea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request). La Línea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the Library's second floor on a first-come, first-service basis. Resource referrals may include but are not limited to: child support, childcare, immigration, legal assistance, DACA and other immigration legal assistance, TVDL assistance, education, employment issues, general information, healthcare, housing, interpretation, mental health, work permit, and food and clothing assistance.

For more information, call 217-417-5897.
Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the New American Welcome Center - UIUC YMCA.
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 30, 2018
Time
3:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
A healthy conversation around the topic of death. Conversation will be driven by the participants.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 01, 2018
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
In this program for our youngest library fans, you'll find that it's never too early to learn to love songs, books, and rhymes.

For children birth through age 2.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 01, 2018
Time
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Baby and Toddler Yoga offers a safe environment for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to bond and exercise together.

For children birth to 4 years old with a caregiver.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 03, 2018
Time
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Free tutors are available most Mondays to help adults who are learning English or working to improve their reading or math skills. Stop by for a cup of coffee and a chance to work with a friendly and helpful tutor. No registration required.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 03, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 03, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Have you ever wanted to do NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? Do you enjoy writing stories? Join us for story-making fun this fall and work towards a personal writing goal!


Monday, October 22: Brainstorm! Bring a notebook and your ideas and we'll help you create a plan for your story.


Mondays, November 5 & 19: Write! Bring your story and join other young authors like yourself for inspiration!

Monday, December 3: Celebrate! Join us to celebrate all of your hard work!


For young people grades 3-8.

For more information, contact Elaine Bearden at ebearden@urbanafree.org or visit https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/
Location
Second Floor Service Desk
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 03, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Have a legal question or need legal advice? Would it help to talk to a lawyer? Get free legal advice from a licensed attorney on DUIs, landlord/tenant problems, court summons, traffic tickets, and other general issues.

Have questions? Need to find out more? Call La Línea at 217-417-5897 or email lalinea@universityymca.org to make an appointment today.

Co-sponsored by La Línea, CUFAIR, and The Urbana Free Library.
Location
The Satterthwaite Conference Room (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 03, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Library is partnering with La Línea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request). La Línea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the Library's second floor on a first-come, first-service basis. Resource referrals may include but are not limited to: child support, childcare, immigration, legal assistance, DACA and other immigration legal assistance, TVDL assistance, education, employment issues, general information, healthcare, housing, interpretation, mental health, work permit, and food and clothing assistance.

For more information, call 217-417-5897.
Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the New American Welcome Center - UIUC YMCA.
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 07, 2018
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
All things manga - draw, watch anime, or just talk about your favorite series!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 07, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Anne Newman returns with her magical puppets and captivating storytelling for this special First Fridays event. Come see a performance of the holiday favorite, Punch & Judy’s Christmas!

The Library will be open until 8:00 p.m. for this Imbibe Urbana event.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Enjoy stories and songs about Christmas trees, and then make your own yummy candy Christmas tree to take home.

For children and their caregivers.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come make a heartfelt holiday card for a loved one in this all ages drop-in program. We will have supplies, examples, and a holiday snack to enjoy after you've exhausted your creative powers.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Join us for this monthly drop-in program for all ages. Choose a game to play from the library's collection of board games for adults and families. We have some old classics like Go and Backgammon, as well as new favorites like deck-building Dominion and treasure-hunting Tobago. Never heard of 'em? No problem. We'll have staff and volunteers standing by to lead demonstrations of how to play. Grab a beverage at the cafe and spend an enjoyable afternoon playing games with friends at the Library.
Location
The MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room (First Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 09, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the holiday season with music, movement, and fun with Ms. Teresa.

For children birth through 5 years old and their caregivers.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 10, 2018
Time
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Free tutors are available most Mondays to help adults who are learning English or working to improve their reading or math skills. Stop by for a cup of coffee and a chance to work with a friendly and helpful tutor. No registration required.
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 10, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Monday, December 10, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Library is partnering with La Línea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request). La Línea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the Library's second floor on a first-come, first-service basis. Resource referrals may include but are not limited to: child support, childcare, immigration, legal assistance, DACA and other immigration legal assistance, TVDL assistance, education, employment issues, general information, healthcare, housing, interpretation, mental health, work permit, and food and clothing assistance.

For more information, call 217-417-5897.
Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the New American Welcome Center - UIUC YMCA.
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
The Lewis Auditorium at The Urbana Free Library becomes the Teen Open Lab most Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. Music recording, 3D printing, sewing, reading, drawing, crafting, gaming, film-making, or just hanging out. The Teen Open Lab has something for everyone!
Location
The Lewis Auditorium (Ground Floor)
Library
The Urbana Free Library

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For Teens Who Have Completed
Grade 6 Through 12


Make time this summer to read the books you love and win prizes just for reading! Read books of your choice (including eBooks and audiobooks), and attend fun programs. Get ready for Reading Takes You Everywhere!

Click on the appropriate program to register. Fill in the required fields and start reading!

  • Select books of your choice and keep track of the number of pages read.

  • Every time you read 1,000 pages, come to the Library to pick out a free book from our selection of new books.

  • Reading also enters you in a weekly raffle to win a complete book series.

  • Every person who completes the Summer Reading Program will be entered in a prize drawing for one of three Kindle eReaders. Multiple entries are encouraged!

The Summer Reading Program is generously supported by the Friends of The Urbana Free Library.






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Author
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Rating
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Review
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Rating
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