The Friends of the UA Library Winter Book Sale runs from February 21-March 6 in the atrium of the Main Library. Be sure to visit the sale to shop a large selection of used books, magazines, videos, CDs, vinyl and more. Books start as low as 25 cents for children's titles. A special members only presale will be held on opening day, Feb. 21, from 12-1 p.m. Memberships are available onsite if you'd like to take advantage of this opportunity to shop early.
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.
*Important service announcement (02-04-16): iOS Overdrive App Bug Causes Trouble.
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.
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
Please see our Library Link program guide for this season’s complete programming.
Discover Local History
UAPL is excited to announce that online access to the New York Times is now available to our patrons! By following a few simple steps, you can get unlimited access to articles on NYTimes.com (no more paywalls!) inside or outside of the library.
Inside any of UAPL’s library branches, simply use one of our public computers, or use your device to connect to our wifi, then sign up for a free account at nytimes.com/register. Then read all the articles you would like!
Outside the library, log into “My Account” on UAPL’s online catalog. Click on your name on the top, right-hand side of the page to go to your account information. Scroll down to find the NYT Complimentary Access code on the bottom right. Click Redeem to have this entered. You will have to create or log into your NYTimes.com account. You will then be able to read unlimited articles on any internet browser or on NYT smartphone apps. This code will expire after three days (72 hours). When that happens, go back to your UAPL catalog account to redeem it again, and as often as you would like!
To access other newspaper and magazine titles, click here to see what is available through UAPL's subscriptions.
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Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell
In London, England 1855 social and political upheaval abound. Local pubs and churches, once thought of as safe havens, are threatened with murder and mayhem. High-ranking officials in the British Government aren't even safe; a handful have been killed in their own homes. There have even been several failed assassination attempts on Queen Victoria. An anarchist gang or individual is creatively and brutally killing people causing chaos throughout London. These vivid depictions of Victorian England are in David Morrell’s captivating latest mystery, “Inspector of the Dead.” The opium-eater, Thomas De Quincey, his daughter, and a couple of newly assigned detectives return to solve the mystery in Morrell’s second book in this series. They attempt to protect Queen Victoria from any future assassination attempts and find who is causing chaos throughout London before England’s government completely collapses. As the evidence mounts, try to solve the mystery before the detectives piece together the clues!
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