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We provide best selling audio and print books you can checkout and download to a wide range of devices.

Kids and Teens can find best selling audio and print books in two new collections: the TEENScollection and the KIDScollection. Try them, and don't forget that you can always go to the main collection for more.

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Get started with eBooks: iPad/iPhone, Android, Kindle/Kindle Fire

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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

Reading magazines just got easier! Download the new Zinio for Libraries app [iTunes Store | Google Play].

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Hoopla is a free audio and video streaming service available to all Upper Arlington Public Library cardholders. Through Hoopla you have access to thousands of titles in e-book, video, music, audiobook and comic book formats for streaming or temporary download. Check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.

Stream Music

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

Download Music

 
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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.

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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.

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Upcoming Program & Event Highlights

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    The Free-Form No-Homework Book Club

    No assignments, no deconstruction, just a group of book lovers talking about their latest reads and discovering their next ones, trading tips for using Goodreads and Novelist, and exploring new genres. Drop in to the Lane Road Library on Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. to join us!

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    Live at the Library: The Dave DeWitt Trio

    Come enjoy great Holiday Jazz with Dave DeWitt’s Trio on Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in the Main Library's Friends Theater. The group’s music is always a pleasure to listen to, and the holiday twist should be a great treat to jazz lovers.

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Published on Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:49am

After over a year in the making, Listen Columbus is live! Listen Columbus is Ohio’s first digital library collection focused on local music. Anyone can now visit www.listencolumbus.org to stream music from some of the top musicians in Central Ohio. Soon Upper Arlington Library cardholders will be able to download songs for free. Listen Columbus was created by the Upper Arlington Library through a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio. Additional support came from the Friends of the Upper Arlington Public Library.

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

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We're happy to introduce to you the UA Recipe Collection. Our reference librarians uploaded 1,250+ recipes so far. These recipes were submitted by members of this community. 011715

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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 LibraryReads.org

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@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, by Shane Harris

America is at war—and so is Google, your bank, and America’s utility companies. At stake are financial data, military secrets, and innocent lives. Welcome to the strange and terrifying world of zero days, white hats, and hackbacks, where the NSA, internet security companies, major corporations, and foreign governments race to defend against swarms of botnets and ever-expanding worms. Shane Harris has written an absorbing account of the internet’s growing importance as not only the place where the world works, plays, and stores vital information, but the site of an ongoing covert war in which the lines between offense and defense are blurred—a war in which America does not have a clear advantage.

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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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