Superheros unite at our superhero bash on Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. Activities! Crafts! Costume contest! It will be an epic gathering of the forces for good!
Zinio Digital Newstand Platform offers you access to full digital copies of some of your favorite magazines. You can download and view these titles on your computer or mobile device. Learn more about using Zinio
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.
Author Visit: Anthony Doerr
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
Heroes are more than just comic book creations. Twenty-five real heroes grew up in Ohio and became astronauts! Educators from the Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum visit the Lane Road Library on Monday, July 6 at 4 p.m. to talk about those Ohioans who defied gravity, including the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong. One of the educators will also dress up in an Apollo-style spacesuit! Recommended for ages PreK and up. Register through our online program calendar.
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Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See, will visit Upper Arlington on Sunday, October 11. Tickets to his talk and reception are now on sale online (credit card) and at the Main Library's Adult Services desk (cash and check only). Tickets are available to Doerr’s 2 p.m. talk at Upper Arlington High School as well as the 5:30 p.m. reception at the Main Library. Prices range from $15-$35 for the talk with a special discounted rate of $10 for students. Reception tickets are $50 and include light refreshments, beverages and a personal book signing with the author. The reception benefits the UA Community Foundation’s Ann Royce Moore Fund, which is dedicated to bringing quality authors to the community.
Oxford Art Online contains thousands of articles encompassing all aspects of visual culture. View images, read biographies of artists, and learn about time periods and movements.
Oxford Music Online covers music from all over the world. Learn about musicians and instruments as well as musical styles and periods.
Even better, visiting these databases is part of the Summer Library Club! Visit each of them to count toward an activity, and be sure to log the time you spend reading articles as well!
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"The Forgotten Garden: A Novel" by Kate Morton
The Forgotten Garden shifts back and forth through time to solve a mystery about a four year old girl Nell; abandoned and waiting alone on a dock in Australia for parents who never come. The only link to her past is a little white suitcase the child carried when she was found.
Nell embarks on an adventure and attempts to piece together the mystery surrounding her past. Her travels lead her to Blackhurst Manor, delving deep into a family's secrets and purchasing a cottage in Cornwall near the Manor. Before she can solve the mystery of her past, Nell dies but her grandaughter Cassandra takes up the quest. This is a fairytale-like novel with old houses and hidden gardens all containing secrets and surprises.