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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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Get started with eBooks: iPad/iPhone, Android, Kindle/Kindle Fire

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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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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.

Stream Music

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

Download Music

 
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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 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.

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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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Complimentary Access: read as many articles as you like. More Info

Upcoming Program & Event Highlights

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    Hour of Code: Ready to Start Coding?

    The Library and the UA High School Computer Club are partnering to join in one of the largest national learning events in history: The Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. If you own a device, bring it to the Main Library's atrium anytime between 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7 and students in the club will help get you started with Hour of Code's free learning modules. We'll have some hands-on activities if you don't own a device. Hour of Code is designed for K-12 but everyone.

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    Saving for the Holidays

    Holidays can be expensive with all of the parties to prepare for, food to make, and gifts to give. Join Mary Hoover from Mission: to Save at the Lane Road Library on Tuesday, December 6 at 7 p.m. for tips on how to live more frugally so you can save and make your dollar stretch further this holiday season.

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Published on Wed, 11/16/2016 - 1:23pm

Gather the troops and get ready to enter our 5th annual Gingerbread Building Competition! You may choose to build a traditional house, or get creative with another design. Two divisions are available: Adult, and Youth & Family. If a child plays a significant role in the building of the creation, the entry is eligible for the Youth and Family division. Celebrity judges will use pre-determined criteria to rate the creations and the top two scores in each division will win a prize donated by the Friends of the UAPL. All entries will be displayed in Meeting Room A on Saturday, December 3 during our annual Holiday Happiness event. Check out http://gingerbread.ualibrary.org for all the details and to register!

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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

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The Widow by Fiona Barton

 “It's a strange feeling, owning a secret. It's like a stone in my stomach, crushing my insides and making me feel sick every time I think of it.”

Jean leads a pleasant life. She married a man she loves, lives in a nice house and seems by all accounts to be quite contented. But then her husband is accused of a horrific crime. Her life becomes a nightmare. She begins to doubt the man she loves.

Is he guilty or is he not? Does Jean know the truth and, if so, when did she learn? In this psychological thriller the author wraps each character in layers of truth and half-truths, lies and deceit. As soon as you get through one layer and think you know, you will find yourself pulled in another direction and questioning your previous assumptions.

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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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