Summer 2014

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Long days, warm weather and sunshine! Summer is here! Here are some ideas of ways to enjoy the season.

Food and Fun

Get out the grill and enjoy fresh summery food! Check out current issues of cooking magazines to get inspired. Here are some titles UAPL subscribes to:

Also, if you are in the market for a new grill, be sure to research your options before making a decision! Along with our many other valuable subscriptionsUAPL offers its patrons full access to ConsumerReports.org. You will need your library card number and pin to access it, but once you're in, do a search to find buying advice and top-rated gas and charcoal grills.

​​Swimming!

Cool off on a hot day with everyone's favorite summer pastime. 

Summer Fun in the City

Other things happening all summer around Columbus include:

Reading Resources

Summer reading isn't just for kids! Whether you like beach reads, classics, non-fiction or whatever, here are some sources to augment your reading experiences!

  • NoveList (Note: Requires library card number and PIN to access) - One of UAPL's database subscriptions, this source is great for finding your next favorite book based on authors, genres, series and other components you enjoy.
  • NPR Books - The only thing better than reading a great book is reading ABOUT great books. NPR reviews current books covering every genre.
  • UAPL's Adult Services GoodReads Page - Want to know what your favorite librarians and staff members are reading? Now you don't have to wonder anymore!

Also, don't forget to sign up for Adult Summer Reading Club! Click here and scroll down for details!