The best camera is the one you have with you! On Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m., we'll explore the iPhone camera app and learn basic photographic techniques to improve your photos. After the discussion, put your knowledge to the test and snap some pictures.
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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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.
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!
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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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All Souls: A Family Story From Southie by Michael Patrick McDonald
In this devastatingly honest memoir Michael MacDonald, one in a family of ten, recounts his experience growing up in Southie which is one of South Boston’s public housing projects. Described by all the residents as “the best place in the world”, McDonald has the courage to pull back this veil and tell the emotional and powerful true story. MacDonald explores the busing riots of the 1970s, Southie’s “no snitch” culture, the loss of four of his own siblings, and the exploits of Whitey Bulgar (the town’s top gangster and father figure). Through all of this pain and loss McDonald is still able to point out areas of hope and the strong sense of community that is still alive in Southie today.
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The 2014 General Election is taking place Tuesday, November 4, 2014.Read more