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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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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.

Stream Music

Tips on how to backup Freegal Music songs

 
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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.

Upcoming Program & Event Highlights

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    Menopause: Myths and Miracles

    It's a common myth that women have to suffer through menopause, and it's simply not true! Join Dr. Heather Hirsch in the Main Library's Friends Theater on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. for an informative session that will demystify the myths and fears relating to the treatment of some of the most bothersome menopausal symptoms.
      

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    Healthy Garden, Healthy You: Composting

    Think you don't have time or space for composting? You do! Join City of UA Horticulturist Lisa Metcalf to learn how simple composting can be on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in the Main Library's Friends Theater. Register through our online program calendar.

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    Opera on Film: Rigoletto

    Join Christopher Purdy, Classical 101 Host and Producer, as he presents a showing of Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto this Sunday, February 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Main Library. This production stars Luciano Pavarotti and Ingvar Wixell.

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News and Announcements

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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Recommended Reading

Picture Book Selection: Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

In fall the trees start to empty and you can see squirrels climbing trees and spot their nests in the trees.  This book celebrates in fun rhyme the activities of the lives of squirrels.  It also includes four pages of extra info on squirrels and their habitats.  Recommended for ages 4-7.

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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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