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Summer Isn’t Over Yet! Fall and pumpkin spice is coming soon but we aren’t giving up on the lazy days of summer just yet! So grab a glass of lemonade, turn on the fan, and enjoy the last long, hot days of summer with these books our staff recommends. Heartstopper (Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4!) by Alice Oseman (YA GN

Penguins reading

The Upper Dublin Public Library program is getting ready to kick off our 2022 summer reading program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Upper Dublin Library, this summer will be bigger and better than ever! Starting on June 20, you can sign-up for our reading program. We are, once again, using Beanstack.com to log reading minutes. (see

New Nursing Parent Room flyer

We are proud to open our Nursing Parent Room at the Upper Dublin Public Library! This room is just inside the Children’s Library and is open to parents who need a private space to feed their babies. It has a glider, a side table with an adjustable lamp, a cozy rug, and a small couch for older siblings

Graphic novel book club

In a previous post, I talked about the power of graphic novels. I’m excited to say we have a middle school (grades 5th-8th) graphic novel book club that meets monthly. (The second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. See the end of this post to sign-up!) We met for the first time in November. Our first book, “The

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Introducing Non-Fiction Neighborhoods Upon visiting the new library space, you may have asked “Where’s the non-fiction section?” or “Where are the biographies?”.  Not only did we haul all of the non-fiction books over from the previous library building, but we gave them a facelift too. Allow me to introduce the Non-Fiction Neighborhoods, where we’ve rearranged books to bring

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I’m thrilled to announce the return of Between the Pages, the UDPL’s seasonal program guide, this Winter 2022. Tack it to your refrigerator (or read it online) to stay current on upcoming programs for you and your family! We hope that you have been getting acquainted with the new Library building, and have been enjoying all of the

the power of graphic novels

Often overheard in the children’s library is an adult telling a kid they can only check out one graphic novel, and that they must also choose a “real book” to read.   So, are graphic novels “real books?“   I’m going to argue that a graphic novel is not only a real book but one full of benefits for every level

All Good Things….

On my weekly radio show I occasionally play a song titled “So Long, It’s Been to Good to Know You.” Lately, I can’t seem to get that tune out of my head. Can you tell yet where this is going? I want to tell you how GREAT it’s been to know you because I’m about ready to

By 6:45am on Saturday October 23rd, the Fort Washington Fire Company had a crowd outside its doors. More than 40 people waited for the 8am grand opening of the 12th Annual Jewelry Sale held by the Friends of UDPL. Returning to the traditional open format from 8am-2pm, there were 99 sales totaling $2,663. Add that to the $1,556 raised at

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Are you looking for the latest bestseller at the library but can’t find it? Wondering why the latest Wowbrary newsletter featuring new items had so few print books? You may have heard about supply chain issues and labor shortages causing trouble for holiday shoppers this season. But maybe you didn’t know that this would affect your local