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For those of us caught up in the whirlwind of a new school year, the beginning of September offers more “new” than the actual New Year itself. This is a time for new teachers, new clothes, new friends, new sports & clubs, new fun, new fears, new lessons, new schedules… So perhaps it’s not surprising that I chose

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The 2016 Friends of Upper Dublin Library Art in the Park Crafts Show (third annual) held August 27th again proved to be very successful for the Friends (net proceeds over $3,100), the crafters, and the buying public. We had 78 crafters at the growing event (from NJ, PA, and DE), presenting an impressive array of quality products.

Jenn, our children's librarian

If you weren’t there last night, you missed some fantastic performances. Ranging in age from 5-10, fifteen children delighted an audience of their family, friends, and community members. There was dancing, singing, violin playing, acting, hula hooping, jump roping, and lots and lots of clapping. As the hostess with the mostess, I had a front row seat

Jenn, our children's librarian

Hello all, how are you? I am doing okay. We are still very busy with programs and summer readers. Did you know you can still sign-up for the Summer Reading Club (this week’s prize for kids is a sports rubber duckie)? There are countless families here every day playing and picking out books, movies, and cds.   This morning

Jenn, our children's librarian

Summer is very busy at the library; school is out, it’s hot outside, and everyone needs a good book to read on vacation. People are quietly reading in our Reading Room. Our museum passes are being checked out. Children are dressing up, creating art, and reading in the Kid’s Place. I’m answering lots of: “What books should

Jenn, our children's librarian

Today is the day you can start signing-up for the Summer Reading Club, we have been preparing all year (I started in December of last year, to be perfectly honest). We have a club for kids, one for teens, and even one for adults. This year the kid’s club added Book BINGO, a great way for kids

Jenn, our children's librarian

Work, school, kid’s activities, housework, family obligations, when do you find time to read? I try and read a minimum of 50 pages every day, some days are easier than others. I read before bed, I read while I eat breakfast, I read on my lunch break, I read while I watch tv, and I read every

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Title & Author : Mick Harte Was Here  - Barbara Park Genre: J Fiction Publisher: eBook via Overdrive Book Challenge Category: A book that was banned at some point Description: "How could someone like Mick die?"  He was the kid who freaked out his mom by putting a ceramic eye in a defrosted chicken, the kid who did a wild dance in front of the

Jenn, our children's librarian

First off, Happy Star Wars Day. May the Fourth Be With You   Now that I got that out of the way, I want to share some super exciting things with you. If you haven’t visited Mondauk Common Park (you know that amazing park with the trail around it) recently, you need to!! We installed a Picture Book Walk

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Wednesday, May 4th marks, in my mind at least, the unofficial one year birthday of the UDPL STEAM Lab. I mark this as its birthday since May 4th is when our first 3D printer was delivered even though we had already been preparing for STEAM programming since we learned we received the LSTA grant in February of 2015.

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