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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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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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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.

Stream Video    NEW - Comic Books for download!

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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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Recommended E-Books

Earth Day is this week (April 22nd) so it's a good time to look for new projects to make your corner a little greener. Are you ready to start a garden, or maybe even start composting your vegetable scraps to create rich soil for next year's seeds? Could you make some improvements to your home to save energy (and money)? The books below will give you plenty of ideas, and maybe even inspire you to turn over a new (green) leaf.

Happy Reading!

Mark Your Calendar

No tux required, and neither do you have to be a classical music expert to enjoy our Opera on Film program at the Library. Our own music oficiando, Dr.

When?
06/12/2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Where?
Friends Theater
Tremont Road - Main Library

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Audiobooks for your Road Trip

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If you are jumping into the station wagon (or SUV) during the long Memorial Day weekend, make sure you download some audiobooks to your smartphone or tablet before you leave. If you are already using our eBook service (OverDrive), you can browse over 23,000 audiobook titles. Make sure you select Available Now to find titles you can check out before you leave. You can also find audiobooks using Hoopla, which features a wide variety of media including music and movies.

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Critics Choice

Mr.Holmes (2015)

“The famous English detective Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) has retired and now at the age of 93 resides in the Sussex countryside where he tends to his bees. The year is 1947, and he has just returned from Japan where he obtained an herb called prickly ash which is said to enhance longevity and prevent senility. His host (Hiroyuki Sanada) finds the herb when they go to a garden in a bombed out region of Hiroshima to witness the havoc wrought by human destructiveness.” Full Review

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015)

I’m too sensitive,” Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain wrote in his 1994 suicide note. This helped cement the popular image of him as a doomed depressive, a far too limited view that Brett Morgen explodes with his eyes-wide-open film, which is authorized but also honest. Making full use of Cobain’s tapes, home movies, journals and art, much of it never before released to the public, Morgen shades in the stark sketch of the grunge rocker. The multimedia mother lode left by Cobain includes homemade Super 8 horror movies and rough musical drafts of what would later become Nirvana hits.” Full Review

Timbuktu (2015)

“There’s an anguished breadth to the Oscar-nominated “Timbuktu,” a simple tragic tale that manages to illuminate the grim absurdities of oppression at the same time it juxtaposes the modern with the primitive. Jihadists have taken over the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu in West Africa. They prowl the city’s narrow streets with rifles, shouting commandments through a bullhorn. All women must wear veils, gloves and socks. Music is outlawed — get caught singing in your own living room and it’s 30 lashes. Games and soccer are outlawed, even though the Jihadists argue among themselves about which international soccer teams are the best.” Full Review