Join Ann Shifflet from the Columbus College of Art and Design on Friday, March 7 at 1 p.m. for an exploration of the early watercolors of J.M.W. Turner, one of the most important English landscape painters of the 19th century. Examine how they relate to his later works, which epitomize the sublime in European Romantic painting.
Digital Media @ UAPL
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
As of January 1, 2014, the UAPL Zinio subscription is available through a new updated link.
Existing account holders: Please note that if you are trying to log in to your Zinio account for the first time using this new link you will need to click on “Create New Account” and re-enter your information. You will need to use the same email address and password that you used previously on Zinio.com. Please direct your questions to Media Services at (614) 486-9621 x227.
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.
UA Author Visit: Lynne Olson
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
Join us at the Miller Park Library on Saturday, March 8 at 11 a.m. for the chance to see, touch, and even hold various reptiles during Peter Rushton's popular educational program.
Are you a teen with a green thumb, or who just likes crafting? Come to this fun program on Saturday, March 8 at 1 p.m. at the Main Library. We'll celebrate the upcoming spring…and maybe even hurry it along!…by making a mini garden in a teacup. Bring your own cup, or use one of ours. Register through our program calendar. For grades 6-12.
News and Announcements
There's still time to enter our February Picture This photo contest! This month's theme is LOVE. Post a photo depicting your interpretation of this theme to Instagram using #uaplloveadult or #uaplloveteen in the caption. If you haven't already, be sure to register by emailing your name, Instagram name, phone number, and whether you're an adult or teen to firstname.lastname@example.org. Then post your pic from a public account or follow us @uapl and let us follow you so we can see your photos. Deadline is February 15. You could win a $10 gift card if our panel of judges thinks your photo is the best.
An incomparable resource for anyone studying or interested in history, Proquest’s Historical Newspapers database provides coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to 2010. Read articles written during the Civil War, both World Wars, or during the Civil Rights Movement. Read how the sinking of the Titanic was described in 1912. Find historical crossword puzzles to solve. Browse the entire newspaper from the day you were born!
Featuring cover-to-cover, full-page images of each issue of the New York Times, this resource is perfect for finding primary source material for school assignments or just general interest.
You will also find access to The Wall Street Journal (1889-1996) in Historical Newspapers. Try it today!
And don't forget about our other premium resources covering magazines and newspapers, as well as our History Subject Guide, which features many more librarian-recommended sources for researching historical events.
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Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides can help you discover the resources you need.
UA Recipe Collection
We're happy to introduce to you the newly created UA Recipe Collection. Our reference librarians uploaded 430+ recipes so far and will be collecting and uploading more in the future. These recipes were submitted by members of this community. 030414
Connect with Your Librarians on Goodreads!
Do you like to talk about books and share what you have read with others? We do, too! So we just launched the Adult Services Goodreads group and our Youth Services Goodreads group. Join us there for good discussions and pick up recommendations from our librarians and other Goodreaders!
Learn more about Goodreads groups (link opens new window)
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