Wayne Kovak loves facts and he happily shares them with everyone around him, that is until he loses his voice. Wayne and his mother are traveling back from his Uncle's funeral when their plane crash lands in the middle of Texas. Wayne's voice is not the only thing lost; his uncle had served in the U.S. military and during the crash Wayne lost the American flag his family was awarded at his funeral. Determined to find the flag, and bring his grieving grandfather and mother some peace, he sets out on a journey that helps him discover things he didn't even know he was searching for.
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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 e-book, video, music, audiobook and comic book formats for streaming or temporary download. Content can be enjoyed on smartphones, tablets or computers. Check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.
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.
It's Rabbit's birthday and he is having a party with his friends Moose and Porcupine. The cake disappears and all trails lead to Moose and some very disappointing friends. Moose soon understands that his friends are more important than cake, and he finds a way for everyone to celebrate.
Here's the welcome conclusion to Jon Klassen's “Hat” trilogy. In this third book, the hat has been found. The problem is that there are two turtles and only one hat. It just wouldn't be right if one of them had a hat and the other didn't, so they decide the only thing to do is to forget about the hat. This turns out to be easier said than done, as you will see when you read this clever book!
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News for Little and Big Kids
These are our last few weeks of Summer Library Club and it’s time to wrap up our Super Powered Picture Book adventure. My last two blog posts have focused on picture books that feature Super Powered Kids and Super Powered Animals and Friends. For my last post I could think of no better way to wrap things up than by highlighting our picture books that feature...Read more
Every hero has a story, including many special and remarkable animals. Do you know the story of ...Read more
Welcome to Super Power Saturdays! Throughout the summer I will be posting a blog the first and third Saturdays in June and July that will feature juvenile books about all things super-powered. I will highlight fiction books that feature super powers in their many unique forms, great graphic novels that expand...Read more
Welcome back to Super Power Saturdays! Last week we looked at super powers in juvenile fiction and even looked at ways to find our own unique powers in the post What's Your Power?. This week takes us into the place that started it all – Graphic Novels and Comics. From traditional powers like super strength and flying, to magical abilities, to super heroes in space there are a lot of great graphic novels and comics out there that feature some amazing and unique...Read more
Today most of us think hypnotism is a party trick that makes people act like chickens. But it's creator, Franz Anton Mesmer, thought it could be used to treat many of the illnesses of his day. In 1774, Mesmer began using his method of staring into a patient's eyes while making “passes” with his hands to free the flow of “the process of life” within the body. By...Read more
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Our STEAM programs focus on science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This month - learn about magnets... (full entry)When?02/23/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pmWhere?Lane Road Branch Library
Stop by to meet some furry friends from Therapy Dogs International and improve your reading skills by sharing stories with them.When?02/27/2017 - 7:00pm to 7:30pmWhere?Lane Road Branch Library