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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

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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