School Libraries

District Library Mission

In accordance with the American Association of School Librarians, the mission of the Urbana School District #116 library program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.

Students are empowered to be:

  • critical thinkers
  • enthusiastic readers
  • skillful researchers
  • ethical users of information.

About the District Library Program

The USD #116 libraries have long been a source of pride within the greater Urbana community. Each library is staffed by a certified librarian with a graduate degree in library and information science and comes to his/her position with a wealth of knowledge and experience, adding to the richness of the school communities.

About the District Libraries


  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary Library

Amy Webb, Librarian

Patti Murray, Dr. Williams Librarian Dr. Preston L. Williams Jr. Elementary Library

Patti Murray, Librarian

Tiffany Bui, Leal Librarian Leal Elementary Library

Tiffanie Bui, Librarian

Morgan Thomas Paine Elementary Library

Brianna Morgan, Librarian

  Wiley Elementary Library

Kate McLean, Librarian

Melinda Lundberg, Yankee Ridge Librarian Yankee Ridge Elementary Library

Melinda Lundberg, Librarian

Ruud 1 Urbana Middle School Library

Krista Ruud, Librarian

Murrey 1 Urbana High School Library

Matt Murrey, Librarian