Do you have an animal lover in your home, someone who wants to know everything about animals? This is the book for you. Author and illustrator Steve Jenkins compares facts for many animals and answers questions such as, how many species there are in the world, and how far animals can travel. Recommended for Grades 2 and up.
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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.
Caitlin has lost her older brother Devon to a tragic incident at the local middle school and she's having a hard time understanding how to feel. Caitlin has Asperger's and things typically seem black and white, but now she is at a loss and her grieving dad isn't any help. When Caitlin reads the definition of closure she decides that is what she needs, but finding it is harder than she expected. (Grades 4-6 School Library Journal)
In fall the trees start to empty and you can see squirrels climbing trees and spot their nests in the trees. This book celebrates in fun rhyme the activities of the lives of squirrels. It also includes four pages of extra info on squirrels and their habitats. Recommended for ages 4-7.
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Interested in poetry? Not sure where to start? Love books but think poetry is not your thing? Check out the novel in verse. This form of poetry merges the traditional story you find in a...Read more
UAPL Youth Poetry Contest Winner, K-4 Division
For the last three year, the last week of March leading up to April our Teen Advisory Group has sponsored a poetry contest. This year the winner for the K-4 Division was Phoebe E. with her poem, “Moonlight Dance”. Congratulations, Phoebe and thank you to all our entrants!
When comes the darkness
In the world
Fairies creep out
From the ground
Dressed in moss with
Hair so curled
This week we are gearing up for April (which is National Poetry Month after all!) by hosting a poetry contest! Aspiring writers are welcome to submit original poems this week (March 28th-April 1st) to any UAPL Youth department; poem length limited to 500 words, but no limitations on your creativity!
Poetry will be judged anonymously by our Teen Advisory Board, made up of local teens who volunteer here at the library. Poems will be grouped by ages: K-4th, 5th-8th, and 9th-12th. Winners from each...Read more
Being a Maker is all about using your creativity to explore the world around you. Learning about new things and expressing yourself can be fun. I’ve always liked playing board games and card games with my friends and family. Now I can learn how to create a game of my own using the step-by-step instructions in the book, Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Games.
Interested in more than just games? Check out the other books in the “Be a Maker” series.
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Dogs have been used in warfare since ancient times. During the Vietnam War, more than 5,000 dogs served our country and it's estimated they saved over 10,000 lives. Most recently, dogs have been invaluable in Afghanistan and Iraq. These...Read more
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Resources for Preschool Kids
Events for Kids & Teens
For a full events calendar for kids and teens, please follow this link.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes (plus bubbles and toys) for children 0-24 months and their caregivers.When?01/25/2017 - 10:15am to 10:45amWhere?Miller Park Branch Library
Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children ages 2-3 and their caregivers.When?01/25/2017 - 10:15am to 10:45amWhere?Lane Road Branch Library