AADL Video on Demand

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Kids Read Comic 2014: KCR Awards!

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June 22, 2014 at the Downtown Library

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KRC2014-KCR_Awards-240.mp4126 MB240p
KRC2014-KCR_Awards-480.mp4271 MB480p
KRC2014-KCR_Awards-720.mp4520 MB720p
KRC2014-KCR_Awards-audio.mp326 MBAudio

What was the grossest moment in comics in 2013? Which comics character had the best hair? Kids voted for these categories as well as their favorite characters and graphic novels! Help us celebrate the first annual Kids’ Comics Revolution Awards Ceremony as we reveal the winners! No black tie required, but you could wear your favorite comics-inspired costume! With live music and lots of laughs!

Hosted by Matthew Holm & Jerzy Drozd, with a bevy of special guests!

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KIDS READ COMICS 2014
Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Length: 
00:36:18
 

Lights, Camera, Action! Talk Up Your Favorite Library Item

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Patrick_Redwall.mov

Did you miss our event in June? No problem! Didn't know about it? No problem! The film will be rolling again this Saturday, August 9, Downtown from 11 am to 4 pm on the 4th floor so you can talk up your favorite library item on camera. Bring a friend, your mom, a little brother, or your pet hamster (Actually, lets just keep your pets at home for this one), and tell us about something you LOVE to check out from the library! You get to be in the spotlight, and your review will be posted to http://jump.aadl.org! For more information go here!

Until then you can sit back, relax, and enjoy one of our very own staff members tell you why he likes the Redwall series by Brian Jacques!

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
 

Being Homeless In Washtenaw County

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March 19, 2014 at the Downtown Library

In 2011 in Washtenaw County, more than 3,000 children and their parents were homeless. Rates of homelessness among families increased at a faster pace than any other homeless sector. Local minimum wage jobs are harder to find, family incomes are decreasing, and rental prices are increasing.

Join service and housing providers from across the community as they discuss the current state of homelessness in Washtenaw County, the innovative partnerships that have been created to address the need, and the next steps needed to end homelessness in our community.

Panelists include: Nicole Adelman, Interfaith Hospitality Network @ Alpha House; Carole McCabe, Avalon Housing; Greg Pratt, Michigan Itinerant Shelter System Interdependent Out of Necessity (M.I.S.S.I.O.N.); Tenetia Pulliam, Housing Access of Washtenaw County (HAWC); and Ellen Schulmeister, Shelter Association of Washtenaw County.

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Ann Arbor District Library
 

A Look back at Visions 2014

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May 14, 2014 at Washtenaw Community College

On May 14th, AADL held its Biennial Visions Vendor Fair at Washtenaw Community College. Over 500 people attended the event, which was cosponsored by the State of Michigan’s Bureau of Services for Blind Persons and Washtenaw Community College and funded in part by the Friends of AADL and the Ann Arbor Host Lions Club.

Here is a quick look back at the VISIONS 2014 Vendor Fair: What's New In Technology And Services for the Blind And Visually Impaired

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Length: 
02:00
 

Lights, Camera, Action: Talk Up Your Favorite Library Item

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Kirsten_Hat.mov

Do you have a favorite picture book, novel, BOCD, movie, magazine, graphic novel, or science tool you want to share with others? Tell us what you think! Talk up your favorite library items on screen Saturday, June 28th anytime between 11am-4pm on the 4th floor of the Downtown Library. Don’t miss the chance to have your video posted on jump.aadl.org!

Kids, parents, teenagers, grandparents, and friends are all encouraged to stop by during any point of the program. Please either bring the item, provide the title/name, or bring the link to your favorite library item from the catalog at aadl.org.

In the meantime, watch one of our own staff members talk up their favorite picture book, I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen. This could be you!

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
 

Bright Nights Community Forum: Health Care Reform and Mental Health Parity: What Does It Mean for You?

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March 25, 2014 at the Downtown Library

There has been a great deal of discussion recently concerning the computer roll-out of the Affordable Care Act. However, less attention has been paid to the actual details of the ACA, especially relating to changes in coverage for mental illness. How exactly will these changes affect individual coverage and access to services, and on a broader level, how will the ACA impact a national mental health system that is already struggling to adequately serve the number of individuals seeking care?

To learn more about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on mental health coverage and access, the AADL and the U-M Depression Center present this discussion, featuring Marianne Udow-Phillips, MHSA, Director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, and member of the U-M Depression Center National Advisory Board. She gives a brief overview of the Affordable Care Act, focusing on the changes that will impact mental health care coverage and what this will mean on a practical level for individuals seeking care for themselves and/or their family members.

This is followed by questions from the audience and a discussion with medical experts, including Gregory Dalack, MD, Chair, U-M Dept. of Psychiatry; Kara Zivin, PhD, Assoc. Professor, U-M Dept. of Psychiatry, and School of Public Health Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research; and Dr. Duane DiFranco, MD, Senior Medical Director, Blue Care Network of Michigan.

For more information on the Depression Center, visit their website at www.depressioncenter.org, or contact Trish Meyer, 763-7495, or meyerpa@umich.edu.

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Length: 
01:22:18
 

New York Times Bestselling Mystery Author Nevada Barr Discusses Her New Mystery "Destroyer Angel”

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April 4, 2014 at the Downtown Library

Award-winning mystery author Nevada Barr makes a special visit at AADL to discuss her new mystery novel in the Anna Pigeon series, Destroyer Angel. This event, co-sponsored by AADL and Aunt Agatha’s Mystery Bookshop, includes a book signing and books will be for sale.

For park ranger Anna Pigeon, the indomitable heroine of Nevada Barr’s best-selling series, the wilderness has always been a second home. Anna enters the forest again in this new mystery, embracing its unforgiving rules and feeling herself edge closer to the dangerous nature of its inhabitants.

While on a camping trip in Minnesota’s Iron Range, Anna heads away from her group for a moment to spend some time alone in the wild; while she does so, the group she left behind is approached by four armed men, intending to take them hostage. The mysterious captors march the group through the wilderness, to a rendezvous spot with an airplane; but Anna is never far behind, and while she may not be armed, she has the advantage of knowing how to survive in the wilderness—and how to stalk one’s prey.

A novelist, actor, and painter, New York Times best-selling author Nevada Barr has put her own experience as a National Park Service Ranger to repeated good use. Though Nevada Barr was born in the state that shares her name, her father actually named her after a favorite book character of his – a predestined connection to writing and storytelling. Nevada currently resides in New Orleans with her husband and many pets; she has since retired from the parks service, devoting herself full-time to her writing career.

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Length: 
00:48:50
 

Author and Early Childhood Expert Peter Gray Presents Free to Learn: How Children Educate Themselves Through Play

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March 8, 2014 at the Downtown Library

Over the past 60 years, we, as a society, have gradually turned childhood into a time of resume building rather than a time of joyful play. The consequences of this include a dramatic rise in a wide variety of mental disorders in childhood, a rise in feelings of helplessness, a decline in empathy, and a decline in curiosity.

Nationally-known Childhood Expert Peter Gray, author of Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life shows how children are biologically designed to educate themselves through play. Free play with other children—lots of it—is essential to children’s healthy intellectual, social, and emotional development.

Peter Gray is a research professor of psychology at Boston College who has conducted and published research in neuroendocrinology, animal behavior, developmental psychology, anthropology, and education. His recent research has focused on the role of play in human evolution and how children educate themselves through play. He also authors a regular blog for Psychology Today entitled Freedom to Learn.

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Length: 
1:34:32
 

Go! Ice Cream Presents the Story of Delicious Ingredients!

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February 27, 2014 at the Traverwood Branch

Rob Hess of Ypsilanti’s Go! Ice Cream shares the story of the ingredients behind your favorite ice cream flavors, from vanilla and its variations around the world to the science of brown butter, learn about delicious flavors!

Go! Ice Cream is a small company that crafts artisanal ice creams in small batches using local ingredients, and delivers them right to your door. Whether it gets to you from the back of their bike or you find it in your favorite grocer’s freezer section, you can be sure you’re eating all-natural products without preservatives, emulsifiers, stabilizers, or other multi-syllabic chemicals.

Go! Ice Cream was founded by Rob Hess on the belief that dessert is a good thing, a sweet enhancement to a life well-lived. His goal is to bring more flavor to life through bold versions of classic ice creams and adventurous new flavor combinations. 2014 SUMMER GAME Code: GOICECREAMGOOOOOO

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
 

What is THE SUMMER GAME?

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WhatIsTheSUMMERGAME2.mp480 MBHQ Video
WhatIsTheSUMMERGAME.mp4255 MBHD Video

AADL's breakthrough SUMMER GAME is the best way to have fun, explore your town, and keep busy ALL SUMMER LONG! Solve puzzles, earn points, and get useful stuff from the SUMMER GAME SHOP!

SUMMER GAME 2014 starts Friday, June 13, and runs through Sunday, August 31! The Summer Game Shop opens Monday, July 7. Stay tuned to PLAY.AADL.ORG for full details, and don't miss the hottest game in town!

Rights Held By: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Length: 
00:04:17