A homesick little girl who has recently moved to an unfamiliar country, where things are so strange to her she no longer feels like herself, comforts herself by clinging to an old blanket. But when she meets a new friend, the relationship helps her take her first steps into a new culture.
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.
Elliot lives in America, and Kailash lives in India. They are pen pals. By exchanging letters and pictures, they learn that they both love to climb trees, have pets, and go to school. Their worlds might look different, but they are actually similar. Same, same. But different! Through inviting point-of-view, and colorful illustrations, this story shows how two boys living oceans apart can be the best of friends.
Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, like he was when he was a kid. Garvey is more interested in science and reading than sports. He finds comfort in food and is teased at home and bullied at school about his weight. With the help of his only good friend, Garvey is able to join the school chorus which becomes a way for Garvey to accept himself, and for his father to finally begin to accept his son.
For Kids: Great Reads
News for Little and Big Kids
Summer Library Club is in full swing. This year’s theme promotes books, programs, and activities that highlight health, exercise, and general well-being. Let’s not forget about the well-being of our PETS!! Kids in grades 4-12 can join us this Saturday, July 16 at 2...Read more
Berries, cucumbers, grapes, and tomatoes - yum! Summer fruits and vegetables are delicious to eat, but you can also do some crafty things with them.Take a look at the activities below - this is one time that it's okay to play with your food!
Have you ever tried stamping with fruits and vegetables? Cut them in half (or use whole ones if they're small) and use paint or stamp pads to create some fun designs.
Make edible art - use toothpicks, grapes, cherry tomatoes, and raisins to make a caterpillar! This activity will also count as a “Healthy Snack Idea” for the...Read more
Monarch butterflies migrate 2000 to 3000 miles from the United States and Canada to the forests of Mexico and back every year. Monarch butterflies begin their migration north from Mexico and southern California in the spring. It takes four generations of...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.
Stop by to meet some furry friends from Therapy Dogs International and improve your reading skills by sharing stories with them. For... (full entry)When?03/27/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pmWhere?Lane Road Branch Library
A drop-in designed for children of all ages to tap into their artistic expression. The emphasis in this program is on the process.When?03/28/2017 (All day)Where?Tremont Road - Main Library