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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.

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Listen Columbus provides public streaming access to the music of talented artists in Central Ohio.
We also have a growing number of CDs by local musicians in our collection for your borrowing pleasure.

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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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Gather the troops and get ready to enter our 5th annual Gingerbread Building Competition! You may choose to build a traditional house, or get creative with another design. Two divisions are available: Adult, and Youth & Family. If a child plays a significant role in the building of the creation, the entry is eligible for the Youth and Family division. Celebrity judges will use pre-determined criteria to rate the creations and the top two scores in each division will win a prize donated by the Friends of the UAPL. All entries will be displayed in Meeting Room A on Saturday, December 3 during our annual Holiday Happiness event. Check out http://gingerbread.ualibrary.org for all the details and to register!

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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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Teen Recommendation: A Beautiful Friendship

Genetically modified Stephanie Harrington survives a motorized hang-glider accident and an attack by a hexapuma because of the intervention of a six-legged treecat, who risks his own life to save her. She returns the favor, and the two become bonded, not just through their mutual rescues but also through a special mind connection. However, Stephanie’s discovery of this new tool-using, sentient alien race now falls onto the radar of a number of xeno-anthropologists who want to study this previously hidden native species. But Stephanie astutely withholds information, as she works to determine who can and cannot be trusted. 

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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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