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  • Attention!! – Due to the Township Tricentennial Dine & Dance Event on FRIDAY, 6/21 the library parking lot will NOT be accessible from Ft. Wash Ave from 12p-10:30p. You can enter from Spark Drive or by making a right from Loch Alsh Ave. The outside book drop will NOT be accessible during the event from 5p-10:30p

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Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Today is the last day of classes for all grade levels of Upper Dublin School District students. I was in the children’s area earlier this morning and ran into a family who is in the library on a weekly basis. “Dennis!” I said. “Do you realize that you woke up this morning as a first grader and

Photo of Library Director Cheri Fiory

This year’s Summer Quest theme is A Universe of Stories in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Register this Monday to participate. Who hasn’t, at one time or another, wondered what it must be like to travel into outer space? For those budding astronauts, come to Astronaut Training on Saturday, July 20, 1-3 pm

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

It is always my pleasure to get to talk about UDPL’s teen volunteers. One of the most gratifying parts of my job is having the opportunity to work closely with students in grades 6-12 who selflessly give back to the community by donating their time to library projects. In 2018, students in grades 6-12 gave more than

Photo of Library Director Cheri Fiory

This week, libraries of all types throughout the United States are celebrating the 61st National Library Week (NLW), sponsored by American Library Association (ALA). In 1958, the inaugural celebration featured the timeless theme, “Libraries Lead”. We embrace this year’s celebration, “Libraries=Strong Communities”, which recognizes the “contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians” and vigorously promotes library use and

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One of the perks of being a librarian is that you can get access to Netgalley. What is Netgalley? Remember how publishers sometimes give out galleys for reviewers to read-those books that have Not for Sale and Not Final Product plastered all over them? Netgalley is the new digital form. And, as I've often said, digital clutter

What’s all the hoopla About?

I don’t know if you are like me and overwhelmed with the whole “cutting the cord” thing. I looked into it. And by looked into it I mean I  consolidated months of online and anecdotal research about streaming platforms and wireless antennas into an honors-like thesis which I proudly presented to my better half. He glanced at

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Jenn, our children's librarian

I was going to post all about the American Library Association book awards that were announced in January, but I’m not excited about them anymore. It was two months ago and I didn’t fall in love with the Newbery winner. I wanted to fall in love with the book, but sadly it was not to be. Maybe

Photo of Library Director Cheri Fiory

The Board of Commissioners announced at their meeting Tuesday that they will officially vote next month (March 12, 2019) on whether or not to move the Library to the property at 520 Virginia Drive. Since then, there has been a resurgence of questions, comments and concerns from the Upper Dublin Community. It is my hope, as the

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This morning at Fabriholics Sewing Group, while I was trying to inset a piece of fabric in a new shirt I'd gotten that was far too low (seriously, where do they think anyone would wear that? Minoan re-enactment?), the topic came around to Marie Kondo. Kondo, the queen of the tidying method and author of The Life-Changing Magic

Photo of Library Director Cheri Fiory

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! How appropriate for this weekend’s Winterfest! When I arrived at work this morning, the parking lot of the Upper Dublin Township building was being transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Complete with giant, colorful bulbs like the ones from my childhood Christmas tree along with what promises to

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