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We provide best selling audio and print books you can checkout and download to a wide range of devices. Learn more about Digital Downloads
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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

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Download your favorite music from Freegal Music Downloads, a new FREE digital download for music. Learn more about using Freegal

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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 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.

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Upcoming Program & Event Highlights

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    Toddler Sensory Science

    Sensory play is great for toddlers and helps them explore their world. Join us on Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m. for hands-on activity centers set up specifically with toddlers in mind. We will have several stations set up with a variety of sensory experiences for toddlers and their caregivers to explore. For ages 18-36 months old and their caregivers only.Register through our online program calendar.

  • LEGO WeDo Beginner Robotics

    There are still a few spots open for our LEGO WeDo Beginner Robotics program on Thursday, July 31 at 5:15 p.m. at the Lane Road Library. Participants will work in small groups to construct and program a LEGO WeDo robot to complete a specific task. For grades 1-5. Register through our online program calendar. Note that the 4 p.m. session of this program is full.

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News and Announcements

Published on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:50pm

The Main and Lane Road Libraries are in need of adult and teen volunteers to help us keep up with the demand for library materials. Assignments include shelving returned items, checking shelves to make sure items are in proper order, and locating and collecting materials that have been requested (think library scavenger hunt!). Whether you are looking for a long-term volunteer assignment or fulfilling your school service hour requirement, we'd love to hear from you. The hours are flexible! Information and applications are available at


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Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides can help you discover the resources you need.

UA Recipe Collection

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We're happy to introduce to you the UA Recipe Collection. Our reference librarians uploaded 700+ recipes so far. These recipes were submitted by members of this community. 070914

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Books Librarians Love

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LibraryReads is a monthly Top 10 list of books chosen by librarians all over the country. You can see the current and past lists at
In addition, our librarian Bonnie stocks a Goodreads shelf with those titles for your convenience.

Community Updates

All UA residents are invited to join the Upper Arlington AEP Community Energy Savers Program. You can save your family or business money while you help the city earn a $90,000 grant for energy efficient lighting in the Northam Park parking lot. Learn about the many ways you can participate and sign up at But hurry…all energy saving activities must be completed by August 31 to count toward the grant.

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2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I.

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Construction season is upon us! Upper Arlington has several projects that have already started, and more scheduled to start in the near future,...Read more

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Online Book Clubs

Experience a new book every Monday! Each week you can read 2–3 chapters of a new book, which will be e-mailed in 5-minute daily segments. If you like the book, you can check it out at the library.

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Interlibrary Loan

Are you looking for an item currently not available in our catalog? Try our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) option.

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Program Guide

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The Summer 2014 Program Guide is out. Available for download right here or for pickup at your library.

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