We provide best selling audio and print books you can checkout and download to a wide range of devices. Learn more about Digital Downloads
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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

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Download your favorite music from Freegal Music Downloads, a new FREE digital download for music. Learn more about using Freegal

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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 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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Upcoming Program & Event Highlights

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    The Art of Vilhelm Hammershoi

    Explore the paintings of Vilhelm Hammershoi, a Danish artist who produced some of the most lovely and haunting works of the late 19th century and early 20th century. Ann Shifflet, art history instructor at Columbus College of Art and Design, is our presenter at the Main Library on Friday, October 3 at 1 p.m.

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    Red Cross Blood Drive

    Give the gift of life at the Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, October 4 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Main Library. Visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation and use sponsor code UAPL to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins also welcome.

Today's Programs

There are no more events scheduled for today. Please check our full calendar for upcoming programs. Thank you!

Discover Local History

Discover UA history, find family and friends in yearbooks (1923-2000), or witness the changes in this community through City and Village documents (1918-), using the UA Archives, UAPL’s digital library initiative.

PLEASE NOTE: The Main Library's parking lot and handicap parking are closed due to construction.

The library will remain open, but patrons will need to find alternate parking. Patrons may park in the Tremont Center lot, on Northam Road or on surrounding side streets. The drive-through book drop will remain open, but will only be accessible to pedestrians. Temporary handicap parking will be marked on Northam Road. If you need parking that is closer to an entrance, you may wish to use our Miller Park or Lane Road branches.

News and Announcements

Published on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 2:58pm

Thank you to everyone who attended our events with bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith last Sunday. McCall Smith was a charming guest who delighted the audience with stories from his life and books. The events raised thousands of dollars for the Ann Royce Moore Fund at the UA Community Foundation through tickets sales, book purchases and raffle entries. Many thanks to our fellow lead sponsors, the UA Community Foundation and the Friends of the UAPL; as well as contributing sponsors the City of UA, Barnes & Noble, WOSU Public Media, John Forgos & Associates, Random House, Huntington Bank, The Wellington School, Baker & Taylor, Steven's Catering, The Arlington Bank, Northwest Kiwanis, the Columbus Zoo, Amy & Bob Sharpe, and the UA Education Foundation.

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Subject Guides

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

UA Recipe Collection

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We're happy to introduce to you the UA Recipe Collection. Our reference librarians uploaded 700+ recipes so far. These recipes were submitted by members of this community. 070914

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Books Librarians Love

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LibraryReads is a monthly Top 10 list of books chosen by librarians all over the country. You can see the current and past lists at LibraryReads.org
In addition, our librarian Bonnie stocks a Goodreads shelf with those titles for your convenience.

Adult Recommendations

"The Perks of Being a Wall Flower" by Stephen Chbodky

After his friend Michael commits suicide, Charlie must begin his first year of high school alone. He begins to write letters to an anonymous friend. It is through these letters we learn about Charlie, his family, friends, mentor and life. This is a well-written, articulate, funny, and poignant coming-of-age book.

Hot Topics

Here you can find important information about contruction happening around the community.

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The 2014 General Election is taking place Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

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Whether you are into high school, college or professional football, find information about the 2014 season here!

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Newsletters

We make a wide range of newsletters available to you via BookNews. The topics cover new releases, bestsellers, audiobooks, teen and kids' literature, home and garden and many more. Explore this convenient source of up-to-date information.

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Online Book Clubs

Experience a new book every Monday! Each week you can read 2–3 chapters of a new book, which will be e-mailed in 5-minute daily segments. If you like the book, you can check it out at the library.

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