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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
Dear Patrons and Friends, I hope you have been taking advantage of the UDPL's convenient, drive-thru Service Window, which opened in September. As you know, we have been looking forward to seeing you in the new Library, and are now ready to open our next phase, Grab & Go. While we envisioned our new Library as a place
Dear Patrons and Friends, We are excited to announce this week that the next phase of Upper Dublin Library services is now available. While the library building remains closed as we complete final preparations, you may now pick up your requested titles at the UDPL’s new drive-thru Service Window. Also, phone hours have resumed! Staff members are available
Dear Patrons and Friends, The final book has been moved to the new Library-- To the Edges of the Earth by Edward J. Larson! I’m told by our amazing movers from Overton Associates that relocating the UDPL’s 115,000 titles required about 1,300 crates. We thank them and we thank all of you for holding onto your books a
The Book Drop is now open from dawn to dusk at the new library at 520 Virginia Drive, Ft. Washington. The Book Drop is located on the back wall which allows the items to be returned directly into the building! Please Follow these Guidelines: Last Names starting with A-M return your books Monday, Wednesday or Friday. Last Names starting with N-Z
Dear Patrons and Friends, With the county now entering the green phase and the UD Library's impending move I wanted to share with you what library services are available. Borrowing Books: You may borrow books from other libraries! While the UDPL is not a pickup location due to our move, neighboring libraries are fulfilling our patrons requests for items.
Update: Where Do I Pick up my Current Items on Hold? The UDPL will be providing contactless pickup during the week of June 15 for your book and other item requests that were already on our shelves before closure in March 2020. You will have received or will receive a call from the UDPL staff if you have something
Per Governor Wolf’s plan to reopen Pennsylvania, Montgomery County will enter the yellow phase this Friday, June 5. For us, this means the state is easing some restrictions and that staff are permitted to reenter libraries to prepare buildings and collections to phase back in services. This does not mean a return to business as usual, but rather
Dear Patrons and Friends, I hope you and your families are staying well. It has been nearly nine (long!) weeks since our library building, along with all other PA public libraries, was closed by the Department of Education/Office of Commonwealth Libraries as part of the state’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. During this time, I hope you’ve taken
In the past two months, we've showcased many of the digital resources you can access with your Upper Dublin library card. Today the focus shifts from books to magazines! RBdigital Magazines calls itself the "world's largest newsstand" and offers full-color digital magazines that you can read through a computer browser or through Apple, Android, or Kindle Fire apps.