Linda Taylor concludes our film series focusing on family relationships with a showing of On Golden Pond on Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m. An elderly couple make their annual pilgrimage to their cottage to enjoy their summer, only to have their peace disturbed by the arrival of their estranged daughter. Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda star.
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.
Automatic Renewals - What you need to know
We'll be turning on automatic renewals for your items starting May 1st!
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
It’s planting time! Come to the Main Library on Saturday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. listen to some stories, learn a little bit about how plants grow, and plant some vegetable seeds for your garden. Weather permitting we’ll be outside; please wear old clothing as we may get messy. For ages 4-7. Register through our online program calendar.
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It’s time for another Big Library Read! Now through March 31, we have an unlimited number of downloads available for Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates. It’s the story of an English professor who begins teaching Shakespeare to inmates in solitary confinement. Download your copy at http:// www.ualibrary.org/mediaservices and visit the discussion thread on our Adult Department Goodreads page at https:// www.goodreads.com/group/show/101613 to share your thoughts.
What does privacy mean to you? Is it something you value? Or, in the digital world, is privacy a thing of the past? Maybe it’s something you never really considered before.
Privacy is something that everyone should think about, especially now when more people are conducting business and sharing personal details online. You can learn more about this issue by consulting the Privacy page on Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints in Context, one of UAPL’s subscription databases.
Opposing Viewpoints brings balance and perspective to controversial issues by presenting information and pointed arguments from subject experts and top journalistic sources. Explore the concept of privacy by reading encyclopedia, magazine, and journal articles, listening to podcasts, watching videos, plus much more.
May 1-7 is officially recognized as Choose Privacy Week by libraries in America. UAPL is offering three programs where patrons can learn how to protect their computer, mobile device, and, more importantly, themselves from privacy intrusions. For more details on what's being offered, click on the links below.
Can't make it on any of these days? Check out the Online Privacy Subject Guide for self-guided research on this topic.
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Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America by Charles Leerhsen
Similar to Laura Hilldebrand's Seabiscuit, Leerhsen's tale of Dan Patch is about a horse who loved to run. Few folks are familiar with trotter/pacer racing but a hundred years ago it was more popular than thoroughbred racing. Leerhsen’s story includes the social history of the Ragtime era, small Midwestern farmers, big city con men, and rise of the trotters and pacers popularity into the racing world. Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America is truly an inspiring horse story of an underdog lame colt becoming a superstar champion in racing history. Good read!