Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic – dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, and more. The gorgeous illustrations and the graphic novel form offer an entertaining format to explore the subject and combines fun with in-depth science. In this volume readers take an absorbing look at ocean science covering the biology of coral reefs as well as their ecological importance. (Ages: 3rd – 6th)
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.
For the rebel in every girl's heart, this book presents the achievements of extraordinary, relevant, and inspiring women throughout history. Through a scrapbook-like style using quotes, narratives, photographs, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, this book tells the story of twelve bold and courageous women who, when the world told them to stay put, took to the skies, slopes, and seas. (Ages: 4th-7th)
What’s brewing when two favorites—poetry and fairy tales—are turned (literally) on their heads? It’s a revolutionary recipe: a new genre of poetry and a lovably modern take on classic stories. First, read the poems forward (how old-fashioned!), then reverse the lines and read again to give familiar tales a delicious new spin. (Ages: 1st-6th)
For Kids: Great Reads
News for Little and Big Kids
Meet The Marvels! Who is this intriguing family? How do they fit into the life of a young runaway boy and the Uncle who reluctantly, and most grumpily, takes him in? And how does their mysterious house, with its out-of-time furniture and strange noises, fit into their lives? Find out as you journey through rich black and white drawings, detailed text, and multiple stories to explore the world of ...Read more
Pink isn’t just the color of pretty princess dresses and cotton candy. There are many interesting (and weird) pink animals. Don’t believe me? Check out Pink is for Blobfish by Jess Keating to investigate amazing creatures like pinktoe tarantulas, pink fairy armadillos, dragon millepedes, and more.Read more
Did you know that in Oklahoma it is illegal to make faces at a dog? Or that finger-sized fish called wrasse nibble the gunk off a shark's teeth? The world is full of interesting, awesome, and curious facts. I've always wondered how an arena can be an ice rink one day and a basketball court the next. Learn how it happens in the Time for Kids book, Big Book of Answers: 1001 Facts Kids Want to Know. Browse through Animal Planet's book, ...Read more
This post is written by our newest Youth staff member, Nancy Fennessey:
One of my favorite children’s authors is Kate Di Camillo. I’m particularly fond of the hilarious series...Read more
Winter Reading Club began yesterday, and one of the BINGO activities for participants in grades K-2 and grades 3-5 is to watch/listen to a story on Tumblebooks.
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.
Help a younger student entering grades 1-3 with their reading during this five-week series! Do reading activities and coach them as... (full entry)When?06/27/2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pmWhere?Tremont Road - Main Library
Students entering grades 1-3 can practice reading with a local teen during this five-week program. Registrants must commit to at least... (full entry)When?06/27/2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pmWhere?Tremont Road - Main Library