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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.

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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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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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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.

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Upcoming Program & Event Highlights

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    Home for the Holidays

    Bring your family to the Miller Park Library on Thursday, December 3 from 4-6 p.m. to kick off the holiday season. We'll have cookies and drinks, caroling with Brian Griffin, and a craft for the children. You can also write a letter to Santa, who will visit from 5-6 p.m. Don't miss our annual holiday event!

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    Gingerbread Building Competition

    It's time for our 4th annual Gingerbread Building Competition! Build a gingerbread house or other sweet creation and bring it to the Main Library on Friday, December 4 to be displayed during Holiday Happiness on December 5. You could win a prize to Huffman's Market or Graeter's for your handiwork. Our celebrity judges include Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, Columbus DJ Mark Dantzer, and our own Browser Bear. Get details and preregister at gingerbread.ualibrary.org 

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Published on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 9:39am

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…Giving Tuesday! On Dec. 1, join generous people from around the globe in giving back to their communities. You can support the Upper Arlington Public Library with a direct gift or by donating to the Friends of the Library, the Ann Royce Moore Fund at the UA Community Foundation, or through PowerPhilanthropy at The Columbus Foundation. Learn about giving options at give.ualibrary.org or call (614) 486-0900. Thank you!


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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 1,250+ recipes so far. These recipes were submitted by members of this community. 011715

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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

Chill Factor by David Paitson and Craig Merz

Do you remember when outsiders used to refer to Columbus as a cow-town or pronounced the city as Cow-lumbus? No longer. Columbus now has a vibrant downtown including the Arena District, where you can catch a Columbus Clippers baseball game, or cross the street and catch the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets. “Chill Factor” by David Paitson and Craig Merz chronicles the events that led Columbus from being seen as a minor league town to a major league sports city. The authors describe how a minor league hockey team, The Columbus Chill, through their hard-working players and ingenious marketing campaigns helped develop interest in hockey. This hard work led to the building of five public ice rinks in central Ohio and eventually the landing of The Columbus Blue Jackets. Now there are over 3,000 central Ohio men and women playing recreational hockey in these five Chiller ice rinks. The authors do an excellent job describing the struggles, the support, and the city leaders behind the sporting growth of Columbus.

Hot Topics

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Find out what happened on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, and start getting ready for 2016 elections.Read More

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Career Opportunities

We’ve partnered with the City of Upper Arlington to post Library positions through their NeoGov site. Upon clicking on a posting here, you will be re-directed to the City of Upper Arlington’s NeoGov website where you can view the full posting and apply online. To apply for a library position, you will be required to create an account in NeoGov.


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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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