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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

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Download your favorite music from Freegal Music Downloads, a new FREE digital download for music. Learn more about using Freegal

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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Schedule a 1-on-1 training with staff in our Media Services department. We can help you get started with UAPL's free eBooks and Magazines. Each session is up to one hour.

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The dark months of January and February just so happen to have some big televised events. With the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards on the horizon, it's a good time to talk about snacks. Because the Super Bowl isn't just about expensive commercials, it's about what you'll be snacking while you watch them. Even if you don't plan to watch the game or the Oscars, making your own snacks can be healthier and cheaper than buying them.

Check out these three books for recipes to create tasty treats for any occasion.

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Just what your tablet asked for

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Did Santa leave you a new smartphone this year? Was there a gift wrapped tablet with your name on it. Did you finally receive the eReader you've been asking for? If the holidays brought you a new device, you can get free eBooks, magazines and more from your library.

Need help getting started? Schedule a one-on-one appointment, and we'll help you download your first eBook in no time. Prefer to do it yourself? Visit our website to find helpful guides that will point you in the right direction.

Not sure what you need? Give us a call, send us an email or just stop by. We can help you get the most out of your new device.

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Grassahol is a five-piece, acoustic band from Central Ohio. Their songs reflect the many musical influences of the band members – bluegrass, Americana, folk, blues, jazz and even rock. Grassahol’s music mixes the old with the new and adds in a full measure of original material.

When?
02/12/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Where?
Friends Theater
Tremont Road - Main Library

Critics Choice

  • Boyhood (2014)

    “Life is the small things. Two bullies in a school bathroom. Waving goodbye to a friend you’ll never see again as you move to another town. The dweeb from work who shows up at your graduation party. Sure, there are big things, too. But most of “Boyhood,” the transcendent film from director Richard Linklater, has to do with the smaller particles, the everyday moments and scares and joys. That time your dad took you camping. Your first girlfriend and first breakup. The discovery of some vague carcass in the dirt. Your stepfather driving drunk, a 7-year-old ogling a lingerie magazine, your older sister driving you crazy with her Britney Spears impersonation. Linklater has crafted what may be the most ingenious film of the century here and given it a tone like no other by shooting the movie in bits and pieces over 12 years, following 6-year-old Mason (Ellar Coltrane) as he grows to be 18.” Tom Long

  • Ida (2014)

    “For nearly a year, Pawel Pawlikowski's quietly astounding drama “Ida” has been making the film-festival rounds to deserved admiration. Winner of Poland's highest movie honor, the director and co-writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz's masterful work takes on the vital stuff — identity, faith, history, unimaginable loss — with a meditative yet absorbing authority. Unforgettable performances from newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska as Anna/Ida and Agata Kulesza as Wanda buttress the black-and-white stunner.” Lisa Kennedy

  • Finding Vivian Maier (2014)

    “In 2007, John Maloof, a young writer working on a history of the Chicago neighborhood where he grew up, purchased a cache of photographic negatives at auction that he quickly surmised wouldn’t be of much help in his research. He set them aside, only later examining them further to conclude that they were, in fact, brilliant examples of mid-20th century street photography. They were made by Vivian Maier, a Chicago woman with no discernible footprint in the art world or digital universe at large.” Ann Hornaday