Teens in grades 6-12 can join us on the 2nd Thrusday of the month to discuss, watch trailers and have fun with manga, anime and graphic novels. We kick it off on Thursday, September 10 at 4 p.m. in the Main Library's Meeting Room B. Register though our online program calendar.
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, patrons now have access to thousands of titles in video, music, and audiobook formats for streaming or temporary download. Content can be enjoyed on smartphones, tablets or computers. Learn more about Hoopla, check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.
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Come to the Lane Road Library on Saturday, September 5 any time between 2-4 p.m. to make yarn mobiles, pom poms and yarn bombs patterns to decorate community art spaces at the UA Labor Day Arts Festival. Open to crafters of all ages and skill levels while supplies last.
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There's still time to enter our February Picture This photo contest! This month's theme is LOVE. Post a photo depicting your interpretation of this theme to Instagram using #uaplloveadult or #uaplloveteen in the caption. If you haven't already, be sure to register by emailing your name, Instagram name, phone number, and whether you're an adult or teen to firstname.lastname@example.org. Then post your pic from a public account or follow us @uapl and let us follow you so we can see your photos. Deadline is February 15. You could win a $10 gift card if our panel of judges thinks your photo is the best.
Created especially for Upper Arlington High School students by the reference librarians, the UAHS Student Portal is where to find links to online resources perfect for school research papers and projects.
The librarians narrowed down our extensive list of online resources and organized them by categories relevant to high school students, such as Literature and Language, Science and Math, College Prep, and more.
Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.
You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, text, email, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.
For younger kids, check out the library's list of Homework Resources for you!
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Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides can help you discover the resources you need.
Patron Saint of Lost Dogs
Nick Trout, a veterinarian, writes a delightful story for pet-lovers. Estranged from his father, the vet pathologist Dr. Mills, returns to his hometown after a fourteen year absence. His father's much beloved veterinary practice, which he has left his son, is now debt-ridden and about to be taken over by the bank. Dr. Mills had hoped to sell the business and flee back to his southern retreat, ignoring the past and its memories. Now he’s forced to either give up the business or make an effort to see patients in order to keep it at least temporarily afloat. That might involve getting too close for comfort.