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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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Listen Columbus provides public streaming access to the music of talented artists in Central Ohio.
We also have a growing number of CDs by local musicians in our collection for your borrowing pleasure.

Stream Music

Tips on how to backup Freegal Music songs

 
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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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    Early Literacy Friday

    Join us for Miller Park's newest monthly program “Early Literacy Fridays.” Stop by on January 20 between 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for activities focusing on early literacy and fun for children ages 2-5. Activities vary each month, but may include games, playdough, cars, blocks and more. 

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    Dragon Appreciation Day

    Celebrate Dragon Appreciation Day on Thursday, January 19 at 4 p.m. at the Lane Road Library. We'll have dragon stories, rhymes, and crafts for ages 3 and up. Register through our online program calendar.

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Published on Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:49am

After over a year in the making, Listen Columbus is live! Listen Columbus is Ohio’s first digital library collection focused on local music. Anyone can now visit www.listencolumbus.org to stream music from some of the top musicians in Central Ohio. Soon Upper Arlington Library cardholders will be able to download songs for free. Listen Columbus was created by the Upper Arlington Library through a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio. Additional support came from the Friends of the Upper Arlington Public Library.

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

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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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Recommended Reading

Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel by J. Ryan Stradal

Do you have a voracious appetite for food and literature? If so, Kitchens of the Great Midwest, a novel about a girl with an exceptional palate who rises to culinary celebrity, just might be your cup of tea. Told from the varying viewpoints of those in and around her orbit, you learn about Eva Thorvold, the child prodigy of a chef and a sommelier. Born with an exceptional palate, Eva is a loner that doesn’t quite fit in anywhere but the kitchen. Each chapter is named after, and features a recipe for, a dish that features some significance to Eva’s life. From the absurd to the sublime there’s something for everyone in this quirky, heartfelt novel that simultaneously glorifies and pokes fun at our foodie culture.  

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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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