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I'll admit it, as a former Mainer, it takes a lot of effort to force myself to go into downtown Philly. However, several weeks ago having white knuckled myself into the train (yes, I'm a wimp), I was walking in Old City. I had just had a thoroughly lovely lunch at FARMICiA (a salad of crab, julienne

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when we recognize those who have been touched by this terrible disease, to acknowledge all that is being done to eradicate it, as well as the many ways and supports for those living with its effects. Even though October is behind us, I want to highlight this week how

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I’m so glad you asked that question, Molly Kane (Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies) and I just got back from the Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference. It was four fun and educational filled days in Harrisburg. We arrived on Sunday and immediately went to lunch where we heard from James Robbins, an author, adventurer, and

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I am eager to share with you two exciting developments regarding the new library at 520 Virginia Drive. First, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an architectural contract with GKO Architects (Ambler, PA) at their August 14 meeting. The contract enables us to fully develop the Library design and puts construction on track for 2019. Then, just last

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Missed last night's presentation? Well, fear not, we are here to help you! Here's a pdf of the presentation. The handout. Your very own TV usage survey for you to fill out. And if you have further questions, just come in and ask to talk to Kay!

Jenn, our children's librarian

Summer is winding down at the library and children are turning their Summer Quest logs in (please turn yours in, I have lots of prizes to still give). Over 800 children registered for the kid's summer reading program. They took walks in our local parks, had dance parties, wrote thank you letters, did kind deeds, and read

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There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories. –Ursula K. Le Guin Isn’t it interesting how the very thing you need simply falls into your lap at just the right time? This happened to me recently. I was skimming through the August 2018 BookPage

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

When UDPL’s first 3D Printer was delivered back in May of 2015, I was admittedly a novice. My greatest hope as I slid the Cube Printer out of its box was that I would be able to print pre-loaded files until I could figure out how do make my own. My literature background didn’t prepare me for

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True confessions time. Yes, I have sewed for 27 years....but most of it was not using patterns. I have made the occasional garment from a pattern but, mostly, I've sewn historical garments-which are made for you specifically and thus don't really use a pattern-or I've altered pre-made garments. However last year in August, I took the advice of

A treatise on the ridiculous unattainable perfection that is Instagram I’m a little late to the Instagram but have now discovered the enchanted world of Domestic Bloggers - in particular British ones. I follow them religiously checking every morning to see what different angle of their light filtered kitchen they have posted or what steaming loaf of stone

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