Teens in grades 6-12 can join us on the 2nd Thrusday of the month to discuss, watch trailers and have fun with manga, anime and graphic novels. We kick it off on Thursday, September 10 at 4 p.m. in the Main Library's Meeting Room B. Register though our online program calendar.
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, patrons now have access to thousands of titles in video, music, and audiobook formats for streaming or temporary download. Content can be enjoyed on smartphones, tablets or computers. Learn more about Hoopla, check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.
Author Visit: Anthony Doerr
Upcoming Program & Event Highlights
Come to the Lane Road Library on Saturday, September 5 any time between 2-4 p.m. to make yarn mobiles, pom poms and yarn bombs patterns to decorate community art spaces at the UA Labor Day Arts Festival. Open to crafters of all ages and skill levels while supplies last.
Discover Local History
Discover UA history, find family and friends in yearbooks (1923-2000), or witness the changes in this community through City and Village documents (1918-), using the UA Archives, UAPL’s digital library initiative.
News and Announcements
Registration is now open for The Write Stuff Writers' Conference and Expo to be held at the UA Main Library on Saturday, November 14. This collaboration of the UA Parks and Recreation Department, the UA Cultural Arts Division, and the Library will feature talks by seven authors and an expo of publishing organizations and companies. Learn about and register for the presentations by visiting clicking the “Programs & Events” tab at the top of our webpage and viewing our program calendar.
Created especially for Upper Arlington High School students by the reference librarians, the UAHS Student Portal is where to find links to online resources perfect for school research papers and projects.
The librarians narrowed down our extensive list of online resources and organized them by categories relevant to high school students, such as Literature and Language, Science and Math, College Prep, and more.
Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.
You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, text, email, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.
For younger kids, check out the library's list of Homework Resources for you!
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The Elephant Keepers' Children
The setting is the imaginary island of Fino off the coast of Denmark, where the world’s religions live together peacefully. Father is a vicar and Mother is a fine artist. For the second time in the lives of the three siblings, Hans, Tidle and Peter, their very eccentric parents disappear. The youngest, fourteen year old Peter is the narrator. From his precocious view point he describes the weird circumstances and incredible adventures they have finding their parents, while the rest of Denmark is trying to corral them to keep them out of harm’s way. There is a lot of satire, laugh out loud moments and a satisfying ending.