520 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA 19034 | Tel: 215-628-8744

Today′s Hours

  • CLOSED May 27, 28 & 29 in honor of Memorial Day

Welcome to the UDPL

520 Virginia Drive
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Tel:  215-628-8744
Contact Us

Library Hours:

  • Mon: 9:30a-8:45p
  • Tue: 9:30a-8:45p
  • Wed: 9:30a-8:45p
  • Thu: 9:30a-8:45p
  • Fri: 9:30a-5p
  • Sat: 9:30a-5p
  • Sun: 12p-5p
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Newsletters & Program Information

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Our Mission

Connecting people and ideas to educate, inspire and strengthen the Upper Dublin community. UDPL—We’re About You!

UDPL Diversity Statement

Upper Dublin Public Library is committed to creating and celebrating an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion of everyone in our community in both our physical and virtual locations. A place where all people, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, physical ability, sexuality, educational background, socioeconomic status, cognitive or developmental ability, mental health, citizenship status, or political affiliation, can connect, thrive and belong.

Customer Service Philosophy

Upper Dublin Public Library values and respects every library member by:
– Providing a safe and welcoming environment
– Staying abreast of innovative ways to ensure a fulfilling library experience
– Seeking positive solutions to questions and concerns
Your success is our goal.

Get a Digital Library Card

Upper Dublin Township residents can apply for a library card here.

You will be contacted with your library card number within 24 hours so you can start using our online resources. Your physical card will be mailed to you in a few days.

How We Communicate With You

We may communicate with you via phone, email or text message. Communications will be for library purposes only, such as an item you have requested is in, your items are almost due, your library card has expired, etc. We will never sell your personal information.

  • You may need to whitelist our email address to stop your email provider from sending our messages to spam. See here for instructions.
  • To sign up for library communications, please see a staff member.
  • For text messaging notices, we will need your cell phone number and your carrier (e.g. Verizon, Sprint, etc.)
  • For the best way to find out about library events & new services, please feel free to sign up for our email newsletter.
Loan periods

Most UDPL items may be renewed three times as long as no one is waiting

  • 1 hour – in-library devices (see Device Use Policy and Agreement)
  • 3 days (begins at 3 pm on Day 1 and ends at noon on Day 3) – museum/arboreta passes
  •  7 days – New DVDs (single/double disk sets; for first six months only), video games, magazines, Circulating Tech
  •  21 days – all other materials
  •  Reference, most recent magazine issues, and some special materials do not circulate. Please note that items borrowed from other libraries may have a different loan period or fine structure, which we are required to honor.
  • For more information, please see our Materials Use Policy

Most of our items may be renewed three times as long as no one is waiting for them. Items from other libraries may have other renewal policies. Also, please be aware that “items due” emails from our system do not have “live” information and do not know if someone is waiting for an item. For more information, please see our Materials Use Policy.


Library Policies

Contributions Policy
Reference Policies

Annual Reports & Planning

Monthly Reports

Annual Reports

Library Planning

UDPL Reimagined: A Strategic Plan, 2015-2017
Future Focus Extended 2010-2013: An Interim Strategic Plan for the Upper Dublin Public Library
Future Focus 2004-2009: A Long Range Plan for Upper Dublin Public Library