Thank you to everyone who attended our events with bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith last Sunday. McCall Smith was a charming guest who delighted the audience with stories from his life and books. The events raised thousands of dollars for the Ann Royce Moore Fund at the UA Community Foundation through tickets sales, book purchases and raffle entries. Many thanks to our fellow lead sponsors, the UA Community Foundation and the Friends of the UAPL; as well as contributing sponsors the City of UA, Barnes & Noble, WOSU Public Media, John Forgos & Associates, Random House, Huntington Bank, The Wellington School, Baker & Taylor, Steven's Catering, The Arlington Bank, Northwest Kiwanis, the Columbus Zoo, Amy & Bob Sharpe, and the UA Education Foundation.
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). If paying by cash, please bring the exact amount of your total, as we are unable to make change. 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.
Award-winning author Lynne Oslon is coming to Upper Arlington Library this upcoming Sunday, April 27th making it a perfect time to check out one of her captivating history-focused titles. Olson has authored six non-fiction books including the national bestseller Citizens of London and her most recent critic approved and star reviewed title Those Angry Days.