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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

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

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

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!)     

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We can’t wait to welcome you to your NEW Upper Dublin Library at 520 Virginia Drive! Just imagine: CHILDREN exploring their imaginations through books, music and play.  ​​​​ STUDENTS learning to write code, experimenting with 3D printers or studying together. LIFELONG LEARNERS discovering a language, joining a book group or meeting favorite authors. No matter our struggles, these