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UDPL’s Museum Pass collection has been extremely popular since we first started lending passes just a few short years ago.  Thanks to the Friends of UDPL, who fund the Museum/Arboreta Pass collection, the library now offers 17 places for you to visit for fun and enriching in-person experiences. Whether it’s learning about dinosaurs at the Academy of Natural

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

One of the best things about running UDPL's STEAM Lab is that it acts like a spotlight, drawing amazing people from the community to the library to share their skills and interests. Our Girls Who Code group had the opportunity to talk to Captain Beverley Bass, the US's first commercial airline pilot last month. The UDHS Robotics Team

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Dear Library Patrons, As the year comes to an end, I take this opportunity to wish you and your families a very happy holiday season and much joy in the New Year. I hope that we at the Upper Dublin Public Library have met (or exceeded!) your expectations in service this year through the collections, programs and staff

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As the snow falls, and the evening commute turns into a nightmare, you might be considering what you can do with your local library's resources without leaving the house. Enter Overdrive and Hoopla! Both resources are FREE to Upper Dublin cardholders and with both, you can get thousands of free ebooks and audiobooks! Hoopla Digital takes it a

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Thanksgiving: it's a time to give thanks for all our blessings in life: family, friends, home and hearth. However, in the Klocko household, it is also a time of great danger and tribulation: Because Kay May Cook. As we come up on Thanksgiving, patrons will occasionally ask me, "Are you cooking?" and my response is usually a look

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

I live in Philadelphia and commute to Fort Washington each day. It isn't a terrible drive (my commute takes me through Chestnut Hill and past Morris Arboretum!) and I pass the time by listening to audio books and podcasts. One of my favorite podcasts, produced by Gimlit Media, is Reply All - a podcast that explains all

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Dear Library Patrons, I am excited to provide the latest information regarding the township’s 520 Virginia Drive transformation project and its potential impact on the public library. If you are reading about this for the first time, please visit my previous post. Over the last month, we have received messages of support for relocating the library into significantly larger

Adventures in DVD ordering

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I was going to tell you my secret to making a red light turn green. But then I remembered another issue….why the library is not able to purchase certain television series on DVD. I have received requests to purchase the series: The Crown with Claire Foy (a Netflix original). Ever since I saw it so many months ago, I

Escapism at its finest

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As you may have guessed, we have a rotating schedule for this blog: this week is my week...and you can tell by the timing (5 pm on a Friday) that I jumped right on that immediately. The truth is that the national news has been so grim that I've been at a loss as to what to write about.

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Dear Library Patrons, Thank you for your continued interest and support of our wonderful public library. Today I am excited to share with you this recent Ambler Gazette article regarding the very recent action by the Upper Dublin Township Board of Commissioners to purchase the vacant two-story building (former pharma company offices) at 520 Virginia Drive. Once completed,

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