Twelve year old feisty Gracie Lockwood from Maine lives in a world where sasquatches, dragons, giants, and mermaids are common. She keeps a daily diary of her family's journey in a used Winnebago as they seek The Extraordinary World in hopes of keeping her little brother, Sam, safe against all odds. For fantasy lovers Grades 4 and up.
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.
Astro is an asteroid who just wants his own personal space in outer space not to be disturbed. Along comes a wandering satellite who knocks Astro out of his orbit. Join Astro in exploring space. Be sure to check out the last page of outer space fun facts.
How to Read a Story by Kate Messner offers step by step suggestions (10 in total) for parents and children to help them enjoy reading! Finding a friend to read to, and finding a story you like, are just two of the suggestions in this picture book celebration of the act of exploring and sharing a book! (Grades K-2).
For Kids: Great Reads
News for Little and Big Kids
Stories at bedtime are such a wonderful part of many childhoods. I miss those days now that I have a teenager! Bedtime Math problems is a new organization hoping to make math at bedtime a similar cherished ritual for families. Bedtime Math has a book and we have a copy to give away! Fill out the form at the bottom of this...Read more
Interested in poetry? Not sure where to start? Love books but think poetry is not your thing? Check out the novel in verse. This form of poetry merges the traditional story you find in a...Read more
UAPL Youth Poetry Contest Winner, K-4 Division
For the last three year, the last week of March leading up to April our Teen Advisory Group has sponsored a poetry contest. This year the winner for the K-4 Division was Phoebe E. with her poem, “Moonlight Dance”. Congratulations, Phoebe and thank you to all our entrants!
When comes the darkness
In the world
Fairies creep out
From the ground
Dressed in moss with
Hair so curled
Connect with Your Librarians
Join our Youth Department's Goodreads Group: connect with your librarians and other Goodreads Group members to discuss and share book recommendations.
Resources for Preschool Kids
Events for Kids & Teens
For a full events calendar for kids and teens, please follow this link.
Our spring Teen Wednesday lineup includes: March 23: Superhero March Madness Bracket Challenge; April 20: Earth Day Crafts; May 4:... (full entry)When?05/04/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pmWhere?Lane Road Branch Library
April showers do bring May flowers! Create a flower craft to give to someone special on Mother’s Day. For ages 2 and up. No registration... (full entry)When?05/05/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pmWhere?Lane Road Branch Library
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