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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.

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Title & Author : Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl by Donald Sturrock Genre: Biography Publisher: Simon & Schuster Book Challenge Category: A book you previously abandoned Description: "A single-minded adventurer and an eternal child who gave us the iconic Willy Wonka and Matilda Wormwood, Roald Dahl lived a life filled with incident, drama and adventure: from his harrowing experiences as an RAF

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Progress reports are a standard for Library Directors. Through these reports, we share with our residents how we’re responding to our community and the achievements we’ve made. These documents also assist the library staff and administration in thinking about where we need to be headed. I share with you today the latest of the UDPL’s two main reports. The

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Dear School Librarians, I couldn't do my job without you. Okay, so MAYBE  I could still order books to put on the shelves without your suggestions. And MAYBE I could plan programs without your ideas. And MAYBE I could even oversee my volunteers without your help, but it sure would be a lot more difficult to do my job if I didn't have

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Title & Author : The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown Genre: Adult Fiction Publisher: Audio Book via Audible.com Book Challenge Category: A book recommended by a librarian or book seller Description: Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew

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I love checklists. I just can’t help the feeling of success and completion that I get from the simple act of checking an item on a list. To Do Lists, Grocery Lists, whatever. I remember discussing this feeling long ago with a colleague who felt the same. I can still see her definitively checking off an item

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

If you happened to visit the STEAM Lab or the Teen Space last week, you probably noticed that our 3D printers have DOUBLED since the last time you were there. Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library, we now have four printers up and running. The new printers are MakerBot Replicator Minis,

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I’m a little disappointed in Punxsutawney Phil (and this is saying a lot, as I'm a big Phil-fan.) The famous groundhog is calling for an early spring this year, and I’m a bit disappointed that he might be right. I know we’ve had one blizzard, and it was certainly one for the record books, but I can’t

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Upon a recent visit to the Pennsylvania State Library in Harrisburg, I was reminded once again of our state's rich history. It was my second tour of the Rare Books room, which has an amazing collection. If you have a chance to get a tour, I highly recommend it. But even if you can’t, you can still

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