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.
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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.
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Color, read and earn a chance to win fun prizes this winter in our Youth Winter Reading Club! Stop by any UAPL location to grab a color-by-reading sheet. When you've completed enough activities to color the entire image, return it to any UA Library for a free bookmark and to be entered into a grand prize drawing. For ages preschool-grade 12.
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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City of Stairs, by Robert Jackson Bennett
Shara Divani is a spy with a job: find out who killed her protégé, Professor Efram Pangyui, and why. Her suspect pool encompasses the entire city of Bulikov, once the heart of a vast empire guarded by six omnipotent gods, and now a defeated and occupied city seething with resentful citizens and endless plots. With only a week before she’s recalled, Divani must rely on her terrifying “secretary” Sigurd and a cast of colorful supporting characters in order to discover the truth about what happened to Pangyui—and whether the gods of Bulikov are quite as dead as they seem.
Vividly imagined and skillfully executed, City of Stairs will appeal to readers of Tom Rob Smith and N.K. Jemisin alike.