For Kids and Teens

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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.

NEW - Comic Books for download!
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.

E-Books for Kids & Teens

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We provide access to best selling audio and print books you can checkout and download to a wide range of devices. Check out the KIDScollection or TEENScollection!

Learn more about Digital Downloads

Youth Guides & Pathfinders

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Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides and pathfinders can help you discover the resources you need.

Downloads for You

Our downloadable guides range from new release lists to “how to” instructions designed to help you with our collection.

Connect with Your Librarians

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Join our Youth Department's Goodreads Group: connect with your librarians and other Goodreads Group members to discuss and share book recommendations.

For Kids: Recommended Reading

Find A Great Book To Read!

We're here to help you find your next book, whether you're reading for fun or for a school assignment. Check out some of our favorite reading Web sites below

Homework Help

Homework Resources

Did you know your library card can help you with your homework? The library subscribes to a variety of online resources that you won't find in a Google search. We give you access to digital versions of encyclopedias, journals, magazines and other reference sources you can trust.

View Online Resources

If you still have questions, just visit our Youth Services or Reference areas at the library, or call us at (614) 486-9621.

Resources for Preschool Kids

Preschool Fun & Games!

Looking for coloring fun, crafts, or a new game to play on the computer? Check out some of these exciting sites which have been especially chosen for kids by members of the Upper Arlington Public Library staff.

Remember that once you select a link, you are connected to another location and we want you to stay safe. Learn about being safe and smart on the Web.

Resources for Teachers and Educators

Librarian-recommended Online Resources

You can find answers to

  • health and behavioral questions,
  • educational games,
  • teaching resources and more

by visiting the librarian-recommended links below.

We bundled some homework help related online sources for you: see here and here.

Request for Volunteer Program Presenters

The Upper Arlington Public Library is always looking for people that have special skills, knowledge or talent and who are able to volunteer to share that talent with children by offering a program! Previous volunteers have shared how to play chess, draw manga, and taught various crafts such as knitting.

The Kids and Teens Blog

 
Written by and posted on 01/04/2017 - 8:14pm

Brrrrr….it's really getting cold out there and you know who lives where it's really cold?  Penguins!  Whether you want to learn more about this flightless bird or just want a good (and possibly silly) story then the list below will be sure to please.  Reserve yourself a copy today and get to know these cool birds.

 

 

The Right 2017 Reading Resolution

At the beginning of a new year, many people resolve to make improvements in their lives. A new year symbolizes a fresh start and...>>

 

Snuggle Up to these Teen Titles Over Winter Break

Winter break is almost here! For some of you, this is one of the first opportunities you have this school year to relax and read for...>>

 

New Children's Holiday Books

Holiday season is right around the corner.  The Upper Arlington Public Library has some wonderful new books to entertain the whole ...>>

 

Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Series

Elephant & Piggie are back to recommend some new easy readers!  In the “Elephant &...>>

Upcoming & new Young Adult books

Images and ratings courtesy of Goodreads.com  Goodreads.com logo

  • Cover of Exo

    Fonda Lee
    Exo
    Rating: 3.96/5
  • Cover of The Dark Days Pact (Lady Helen, #2)

    Alison Goodman
    The Dark Days Pact (Lady Helen, #2)
    Rating: 4.26/5
  • Cover of Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined

    Danielle Younge-Ullman
    Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined
    Rating: 4.23/5
  • Cover of A Season of Daring Greatly

    Ellen Emerson White
    A Season of Daring Greatly
    Rating: 3.63/5
  • Cover of Long May She Reign

    Rhiannon Thomas
    Long May She Reign
    Rating: 3.75/5
  • Cover of Ronit & Jamil

    Pamela L. Laskin
    Ronit & Jamil
    Rating: 3.11/5

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Events for Kids & Teens

For a full events calendar for kids and teens, please follow this link.

  • Stop by to meet some furry friends from Therapy Dogs International and improve your reading skills by sharing stories with them.

    When?
    01/23/2017 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
    Where?
    Lane Road Branch Library
  • For children ages 2-6 and their families. Young children will learn a variety of skills: rhyming, identifying sounds and letters, asking... (full entry)

    When?
    01/23/2017 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm
    Where?
    Tremont Road - Main Library