This biography of Columbus's own Jack Hanna has great photographs and simple text for younger children. If you're planning a trip to the zoo, be sure to check this biography out before you go! Recommended for PreK-2nd grade.
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.
Valentine's day is coming up, and if your family likes to create homemade gifts and cards it's time to get started! This Usbourne Activities book is full of creative ideas for that little artist in your home.
Bizzy and Dill decide to celebrate Opposite Day by spending their time doing the opposite of what they usually do, including starting with dinner instead of breakfast, wearing their pajama pants on their heads instead of their legs, and singing a book and reading a song. A silly book about two great friends for ages 4 and up.
For Kids: Great Reads
News for Little and Big Kids
Looking for a book about space adventures and super heroes? Want to read about robots? Love stories about friendly creatures and lonely trolls? Then check out Ben Hatke's books. Ben Hatke is a children's writer and illustrator who has written several picture books and graphic novels for kids. He creates loveable, endearing, and highly adventurous characters and tales, such as those found in the graphic novels ...Read more
Halloween is such a fun time, with dressing up and having parties and candy. Is your costume ready? Are you having a hard time deciding what you want to be? Everyone picks their favorite character from tv shows, but why not try a favorite book character? Will...Read more
Five years ago, I had the privilege of hearing Anna Dewdney (the author and illustrator of the Llama Llama books) give a presentation to a group of teachers and librarians at the Mazza Weekend Conference. She talked about her life, work, and creative process, and I went away (like I always do at Mazza) with a deeper appreciation of her and her books.
Earlier this month, I was very sad to hear that Dewdney had lost her battle with cancer. I read in several articles that, in lieu of a funeral, she asked for people to read to a child instead. Llama Llama Misses Mama...Read more
Cardboard boxes are more than just boxes - they can be rocket ships, secret clubhouses, robots, and even just special places for reading books. What can you do with a box? Let your imagination soar by reading one of the books listed below and collecting some boxes, tape, markers, and anything else that will help you turn your box into something fabulous. ...Read more
Connect with Your Librarians
Join our Youth Department's Goodreads Group: connect with your librarians and other Goodreads Group members to discuss and share book recommendations.
Resources for Preschool Kids
Events for Kids & Teens
For a full events calendar for kids and teens, please follow this link.
Join us on Thursdays for afternoon fun. We will have crafts, activities, and more. For Grades 3rd and up.When?03/02/2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pmWhere?Tremont Road - Main Library
Teens, help us plan events and programs, promote reading and volunteering, and help make the library a great space. Grades 6-12 are... (full entry)When?03/04/2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pmWhere?Tremont Road - Main Library