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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
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Are you working on some serious research for a high school or college course? Or do you want to see what has been published on a certain topic without having to fish through irrelevant and unreliable results from Googling?
Rather than relying on a search engine, try ProQuest Research Library. Accessible to student researchers as well as general readers, ProQuest Research Library is ideal for basic searching or high-end research. It’s one of the library’s broadest and most inclusive resources.
Access thousands of multidisciplinary periodicals, including scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines covering over...>>
Focused on a specific topic, our subject guides can help you discover the resources you need.
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"The Last Chinese Chef" by Nicole Mones
Charming book about a food writer who travels to China seeking the truth of a paternity claim against her deceased husband. In addition she receives an assignment to interview the owner of a new restaurant opening in Beijing. She soon discovers the restaurant owner is one of ten finalists for the Chinese Cultural Olympics too. These two story lines, the paternity claim and the preparation for the culinary contest, are woven throughout the book. This will be appealing to lovers of Chinese food, romance, and anyone who enjoys historically accurate cooking.