For Kids and Teens

E-Books for Kids & Teens

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

Youth Guides & Pathfinders

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

Downloads for You

Our downloadable guides range from new release lists to “how to” instructions designed to help you with our collection.

Connect with Your Librarians

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Join our Youth Department's Goodreads Group: connect with your librarians and other Goodreads Group members to discuss and share book recommendations.

For Kids: Recommended Reading

Find A Great Book To Read!

We're here to help you find your next book, whether you're reading for fun or for a school assignment. Check out some of our favorite reading Web sites below

Homework Help

Homework Resources

Did you know your library card can help you with your homework? The library subscribes to a variety of online resources that you won't find in a Google search. We give you access to digital versions of encyclopedias, journals, magazines and other reference sources you can trust.

View Online Resources

If you still have questions, just visit our Youth Services or Reference areas at the library, or call us at (614) 486-9621.

Resources for Preschool Kids

Preschool Fun & Games!

Looking for coloring fun, crafts, or a new game to play on the computer? Check out some of these exciting sites which have been especially chosen for kids by members of the Upper Arlington Public Library staff.

Remember that once you select a link, you are connected to another location and we want you to stay safe. Learn about being safe and smart on the Web.

Resources for Teachers and Educators

Librarian-recommended Online Resources

You can find answers to

  • health and behavioral questions,
  • educational games,
  • teaching resources and more

by visiting the librarian-recommended links below.

We bundled some homework help related online sources for you: see here and here.

Request for Volunteer Program Presenters

The Upper Arlington Public Library is always looking for people that have special skills, knowledge or talent and who are able to volunteer to share that talent with children by offering a program! Previous volunteers have shared how to play chess, draw manga, and taught various crafts such as knitting.

The Kids and Teens Blog

Written by and posted on 09/01/2015 - 4:49pm

In honor of Library Card Sign-up Month this September, here are some books about libraries!



Interested in signing-up for a library card?  Check out our website for more information.  


Back-to-School Stories

Summer is almost over and school is going to be starting soon.  The start of a new school year can be exciting but it can also be a...Read more


Super Power Saturdays: Draw Me! Write Me! Creating Your Own Stories and Characters

Welcome back everyone! This is the last post in the Super Power Saturdays blog series. We have covered a lot of different books this...Read more

Upcoming & new Young Adult books

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  • Cover of The Creeping

    Alexandra Sirowy
    The Creeping
    Rating: 3.85/5
  • Cover of As Black As Ebony (Snow White Trilogy)

    Salla Simukka
    As Black As Ebony (Snow White Trilogy)
    Rating: 0/5
  • Cover of Damage Done

    Amanda Panitch
    Damage Done
    Rating: 3.65/5
  • Cover of The Devil's Dreamcatcher (The Devil's, #2)

    Donna Hosie
    The Devil's Dreamcatcher (The Devil's, #2)
    Rating: 4.67/5
  • Cover of Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals, #1)

    Eleanor Herman
    Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals, #1)
    Rating: 3.86/5
  • Cover of Jubilee Manor (Landry Park, #2)

    Bethany Hagen
    Jubilee Manor (Landry Park, #2)
    Rating: 4.08/5


Events for Kids & Teens

For a full events calendar for kids and teens, please follow this link.

  • For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and... (full entry)

    09/08/2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
    Tremont Road - Main Library
  • For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will... (full entry)

    09/08/2015 - 10:15am to 10:45am
    Lane Road Branch Library