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Giving Tuesday 2022 That was amazing!  On Tuesday, November 29th there was a steady stream of donations to help UDPL establish the Library of Things. Together, we raised $2,869.50 from 35 generous donors – more than double our goal of $1,000. Thank you for donating! We’re all looking forward to 2023 when the Library of Things will be stocked

What's a Library of Things? - We need your help to stock the shelves! Donate Early HERE. Have you ever wanted to try a new technology but didn’t want to spend a lot of money before deciding if it meets your needs? How about trying your skills at Pickleball (the fastest growing sport in the US) in the

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

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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

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

Tornado Recovery

Upper Dublin Township has been through a lot in the past month, from the damage sustained by Hurricane Ida and the tornado, to the assessment of damage and rebuilding of homes, the Township building, and local schools. It is amazing how quickly the community united to clean up the debris and move essential services to new locations. At

The Friends of UDPL Proudly Support the Summer Reading Club Now that we’ve celebrated Memorial Day, summer is here and The Friends of UDPL are excited to once again fund the library's Summer Reading Programs for all ages! Registration begins on Monday, June 21 here. To kick off SRC, a Write and Illustrate Contest focusing on animals is underway.

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Spreading Smiles During the Pandemic This past year may not have given us many reasons to smile. But Upper Dublin teen Aidan Nadell is committed to turning frowns upside-down.  Aidan is a senior at Upper Dublin High School and works as an assistant teacher in the aftercare preschool program at Chabad Garden School. When the shutdown happened last spring,

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UDPL received a special visitor in February - Flat Stanley! Flat Stanley is a juvenile fiction book by Jeff Brown that was first published in 1964. In it, young Stanley is flattened by a falling bulletin board which enables him to be mailed across the country to California. Since shortly after the initial publication, teachers across the country

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So many great things happened at the Upper Dublin Public Library! Scroll down to read our monthly report. (If you'd like a PDF of the report, please click here!)