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Learn to Knit @ UDPL!

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One of UDPL’s ongoing programs for adults is the Upper Dublin Knitters group, which meets every Thursday, from 7:15-8:45 p.m. at the library. The group began in September 2015 when a UD resident approached the library about starting a group.  Our wonderful group leader is an incredibly accomplished knitter, devoted to her craft.  She is generous about sharing

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Captain America: Civil War (2016): Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. This weekend, I and my husband went to see Captain America: Civil War. It was wonderful and this will be a spoiler free zone so no plot discussions...however, I came away from it wondering whether maybe

Jenn, our children's librarian

First off, Happy Star Wars Day. May the Fourth Be With You   Now that I got that out of the way, I want to share some super exciting things with you. If you haven’t visited Mondauk Common Park (you know that amazing park with the trail around it) recently, you need to!! We installed a Picture Book Walk

Molly, our teen librarian

Wednesday, May 4th marks, in my mind at least, the unofficial one year birthday of the UDPL STEAM Lab. I mark this as its birthday since May 4th is when our first 3D printer was delivered even though we had already been preparing for STEAM programming since we learned we received the LSTA grant in February of 2015.

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For about the last 10 months or so, it’s been my pleasure to chair the committee that planned and delivered the first ever One Book, One Montgomery County featuring Daniel James Brown’s bestseller The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. I can’t deny that The Boys

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A Walk in the Woods: In this comedy adventure [movie from 2015], Robert Redford & Nick Nolte star as old friends who make the improbable decision to hike the 2,190–mile Appalachian Trail. As some people may know, I grew up in Maine. What you may not know from my currently, um, unimpressive physique is that I and my family

Miss Jenn is on set, Shhhh!

Jenn, our children's librarian

Hi everyone, quick post today because I need to be on set soon. Our amazing Kids Advisory Board is filming a promotional video for the Summer Reading Club and I am expecting a few of them this afternoon. We are using iMovie and one of the movie trailer templates to film. It's easy, but the coordination and

Molly, our teen librarian

Title & Author : Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics  - Chris Grabenstein Genre: J Fiction Publisher: Audio Book via Audible.com Book Challenge Category: A book published this year Description: Welcome, boys and girls, readers of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympiad! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is at it again!  This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams

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I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I’ve worked at the library for almost 10 years and I only just NOW started using Overdrive, our digital collection of downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks. I had successfully avoided it with such excuses as - I didn’t have an eReader (until a year ago); I thought the

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It’s National Library Week!  Here at UDPL, we like to think of every week as National Library Week.  There’s always a new book, engaging program, hit movie, or something else new and exciting to celebrate. During the official “National Library Week,” which is this week (April 10th-16th), we celebrate the many wonderful volunteers who contribute their time and