On Saturday, Sept 20th, at 6 PM our catalog, the “My Account” page and card signup will become unavailable until Sunday morning.
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.
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
During the summer, Upper Arlington High School senior, Katharine Baldwin worked on a Girl Scout Gold Award by monitoring bird populations at the Audubon Grange Metro Park. Drop by her display in the atrium of the Main Library this Sunday, September 21 beginning at 1 p.m. for birding crafts, book suggestions, to learn about her research and to get tips on how to create a bird-friendly back yard.
Learn how to use a resource that has something for everyone! The Learning Express Library Database contains test prep materials and guides for the entire alphabet soup of exams (GRE, ACT, SAT, LASAT, MCAT, TOEFL and many more). It's a great place for everyone from high schoolers to law students to job seekers. Learn more about this fantastic hidden gem on Saturday, September 20 at 1 p.m. at the Main Library. Great for adults and teens.
News and Announcements
The Friends of the UAPL Summer Book Sale runs through August 30 at the Upper Arlington Main Library, 2800 Tremont Road.
You’ll find a large selection of hardback and paperback books for all ages plus DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, records and more. Most items are priced between 25¢ and $2. Shop early for the best selection! Our bag sale will return on the last day of the sale — Saturday, August 30. Members can buy a brown grocery bag of books for just $5. Nonmembers can purchase a bag for $10, or they can join the Friends and have access to this deal at all quarterly sales.
Please note that this year the sale will end BEFORE Labor Day. Also note that the parking lot, along with the front entrance and walkways, will be closed from August 25 until approximately September 22. However, the library and the Friends sale will be open. Please find alternate parking across the street or on a nearby side street, and use our alternate entrance located by the drive through book drop.
Treasure or junk? If you’ve ever wondered whether anyone would pay money for your stuff, or just wanted to know if your “valuables” are actually valuable, you should check out Price It! Antiques and Collectibles.
Using data from ebay, GoAntiques, TIAS and select Auction Houses, Price It! compiles pricing information on any kind of collectible you can think of, from toys and sports memorabilia to liquor bottles and cookie jars. Full of images, descriptions, and prices, just browsing this database is fascinating.
If you are a more serious collector, not only can you find descriptions and recent selling prices of items, there are also articles on repair, restoration and conservation of antiques.
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