To help voters become better informed about issues and candidates on the November 4 ballot, the library is accepting campaign literature to display on our election information table. Political candidates or representatives are invited to bring campaign literature to the circulation desk of the Main Library. All campaign materials will be removed from display and disposed of on November 5.
Hoopla is a free audio and video streaming service available to all Upper Arlington Public Library cardholders. Through Hoopla, patrons now have access to thousands of titles in video, music, and audiobook formats for streaming or temporary download. Content can be enjoyed on smartphones, tablets or computers. Learn more about Hoopla, check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.
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One of the many benefits of your Upper Arlington Public Library card is having the ability to access the full Consumer Reports website free of charge. Get all the ratings, reviews and buying guides of appliances, electronics and other products you expect from the magazine, plus more exclusive content.
Can’t decide between several different brands? Use the Compare tool to get more details about each one. When you know what you want, use the Shop link to find where the product is available online. Try the Repair Cost Estimator to make sure you are getting a fair price for work done on your car. Watch videos to see product testing in action. You can do all this and much more with the easy-to-use ConsumerReports.org.
ConsumerReports.org is one of the most popular resources the library subscribes to, so don’t miss out!
To see a list of all UAPL subscriptions, go to the Research link at the top of this page, and click on Databases. Choose a subject or browse through the entire alphabetical list of resources.
2014 Pumpkin Contest
Votes can be placed between Oct. 24-Oct 30. The winning pumpkin will be announced on Oct. 31st.
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"The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis
This novel by a debut author is written in a thoughtful and very approachable style. The story is told through a series of vignettes focusing on Hattie and her eleven children and one of her grandchildren. While it is a relatively quick and easy read, it packs a big punch as the author weaves you through the years and the lives of Hattie's family. The novel is extremely compelling and I would highly recommend it to anybody who enjoys Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor or Sandra Cisneros.
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The 2014 General Election is taking place Tuesday, November 4, 2014.Read more