Explore the paintings of Vilhelm Hammershoi, a Danish artist who produced some of the most lovely and haunting works of the late 19th century and early 20th century. Ann Shifflet, art history instructor at Columbus College of Art and Design, is our presenter at the Main Library on Friday, October 3 at 1 p.m.
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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Thank you to everyone who attended our events with bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith last Sunday. McCall Smith was a charming guest who delighted the audience with stories from his life and books. The events raised thousands of dollars for the Ann Royce Moore Fund at the UA Community Foundation through tickets sales, book purchases and raffle entries. Many thanks to our fellow lead sponsors, the UA Community Foundation and the Friends of the UAPL; as well as contributing sponsors the City of UA, Barnes & Noble, WOSU Public Media, John Forgos & Associates, Random House, Huntington Bank, The Wellington School, Baker & Taylor, Steven's Catering, The Arlington Bank, Northwest Kiwanis, the Columbus Zoo, Amy & Bob Sharpe, and the UA Education Foundation.
From elementary-school kids who need to practice for their standardized tests to seniors wanting to improve their technology skills and everyone in between, LearningExpress Library is another hidden gem in the list of resources available through the Upper Arlington Public Library.
This free resource is filled with the alphabet soup of practice tests no matter what your ultimate goal is – ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAT, TOEFL, ASVAB, GED, and many, many more. Perhaps you just want to improve your math or writing skills, take online courses about Microsoft Office products, or learn how to become a US Citizen. All is possible through LearningExpress Library.
Jobseekers, be sure to explore LearningExpress Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success for some very helpful tools and resources to improve your search.
Feel free to join UAPL Reference Librarian Megan Sheeran at 7pm, Tuesday, October 7, in the Friends Theater to find out what else is available through LearningExpress Library, and get tips and pointers on using this valuable resource.
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"The Perks of Being a Wall Flower" by Stephen Chbodky
After his friend Michael commits suicide, Charlie must begin his first year of high school alone. He begins to write letters to an anonymous friend. It is through these letters we learn about Charlie, his family, friends, mentor and life. This is a well-written, articulate, funny, and poignant coming-of-age book.
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The 2014 General Election is taking place Tuesday, November 4, 2014.Read more