Jones Middle School presents a preview performance of this year's fall production — High School Musical Jr. Come to the Main Library on Saturday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. to meet your favorite cast members as Jones students entertain in character both on stage and with audience members. Free tickets are required and are available at the Youth Department desk.
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.
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.
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
Do you love to write or want to be a better writer? Do you dream of being an author? Join us at the Main Library on Wednesday, October 14 at 7 p.m. for a fun workshop with the Thurber House designed to encourage and inspire your own creative writing through activities, examples and opportunities to share your work. For those in grades 5-12. Register through our online program calendar.
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We’ve been made aware of an incident in which a patron received a recorded call from a number whose caller ID read “UA Library” and whose message indicated that there was a problem with the patron’s credit card information. Please be assured that the Upper Arlington Public Library has no record or file of your credit card, bank account or other financial information. We will never ask for such information either in person, on the phone or via email. If you receive a call such as the one above, do not respond. Make note of as many details about the call as you can and file a report with the UA Police. Please call our Administration office at (614) 486-0900 as well to let us know of the incident. Note that you may receive legitimate calls from us, or in rare cases, our collection agency Unique Management regarding library items. However, we will never ask for credit card, bank account or other financial information.
Change the air filter in your car. Do some maintenance on the push mower. Brew your favorite kind of beer. Repair the leaky kitchen faucet. Do you ever feel like you should learn to take on these kinds of tasks, rather than pay someone else to do them for you? The library subscribes to four great resources that will help empower you to do just that!
The Do-It-Yourself resources included in UAPL’s online databases include:
- Home Repair Reference Center
- Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
- Auto Repair Reference Center
- Small Engine Repair Reference Center
These databases have extensive information from manuals, books, magazines, and journals, with full text and images, so instructions are clear and easy to follow.
Get ready to save some money and impress your friends with your self-sufficiency skills when you start using our do-it-yourself resources!
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Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides can help you discover the resources you need.
Right Rose, Right Place by Peter Schneider
Anyone can grow a rose; success is dependent on the correct garden placement. Lucky for us the author’s rose garden is in Ohio. Peter Schneider grows over 1200 roses in his garden, all are recommended for northern and Midwestern gardens. All levels of rose gardeners will enjoy this well written, detailed, and beautifully illustrated book.