Holidays can be expensive with all of the parties to prepare for, food to make, and gifts to give. Join Mary Hoover from Mission: to Save at the Lane Road Library on Tuesday, December 6 at 7 p.m. for tips on how to live more frugally so you can save and make your dollar stretch further this holiday season.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
Join us at the Main Library on Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for our annual Holiday Happiness! We'll have festive music and displays, a gingerbread competition, children's crafts, balloon sculptures and face painting, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus from 12-2 p.m. This event has been a UA tradition for 45 years!
News and Announcements
We've again been named a 5-Star Library in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service! The LJ Index rates U.S. public libraries based on selected per capita output measures, including visits, circulation, electronic circulation, public internet computer use and program attendance. It's worth noting that we had the highest circulation per capita in our budget category!
Are you working on some serious research for a high school or college course? Or do you want to see what has been published on a certain topic without having to fish through irrelevant and unreliable results from Googling?
Rather than relying on a search engine, try ProQuest Research Library. Accessible to student researchers as well as general readers, ProQuest Research Library is ideal for basic searching or high-end research. It’s one of the library’s broadest and most inclusive resources.
Access thousands of multidisciplinary periodicals, including scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines covering over...>>
Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides can help you discover the resources you need.
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The Martian : a novel by Andy Weir
Engineer-botanist Mark Watney is presumed dead and left by his crew mates on Mars as a dust storm forces them to abort their mission. Logbook style narratives describe Watney's efforts to extend his life until the next scheduled mission arrives in 4 years. Watney exemplifies the “never say die” attitude we associate with heroes but he is facing tough odds while trying to stay alive on Mars. Part astronaut primer and deep space survival guide, The Martian is an interesting sci-fi yarn!