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Ah, summer. Longer and sunnier days, fewer responsibilities, time for family. The sports and scouts and other after school activities have all come to rest for the next 10 weeks. No more homework (other than the math and writing work I try to make fun. “Aren’t you so excited to write a brief essay on that book

A picture of Gigi, our new itern

UDPL began hosting Public Library Interns starting in summer 2014.  Our interns have become a vital part of the library, team assisting us during the busiest library season of the year.  Interns learn all about working at a busy and bustling public library, while we learn about the latest trends in library services.  It’s been such a

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When I was a kid, my grandparents subscribed to Time. Because they lived in Michigan and the Internet had not been invented yet (yes, I'm old), my grandparents would ship a box of Times to us every so often. Ok, they were a couple months old, and the information was dated, but I loved those magazines. Flipping through

Writer’s Block

Jenn, our children's librarian

I am suffering from writer’s block. There are probably a dozen things I can write about for this post, but none of them are inspiring me to write about them. Things are very busy at the library with school visits and summer preparation. Things are busy at home with spring cleaning and events to attend. My mind is

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

Yesterday UDPL held our annual volunteer luncheon. This event allows UDPL to acknowledge and honor all of the hard work of our volunteer force. In 2017, volunteers gave 4281 hours of their skills, talents, and time to the library. Without their hard work, UDPL would not be able to provide the services, programs, and events that make

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One of the best (or worst) things about teaching classes is you occasionally find yourself teaching things you never thought you would do. Last November, I gave a class on necklace & bracelet making using a technique called "stringing." At the end, the class, who had happily made their own piece of jewelry in an hour or

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Following several months of deliberations, the Township Facilities Steering Committee recently shared their recommendations for the repurposing of the Township facilities at 520 Virginia Drive and 801/805 Loch Alsh, the existing Township complex. After considering many factors, the Committee made several recommendations to the Board of Commissioners, including relocating the Library to 520 Virginia Drive as was

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

In his retirement, my father has discovered the simple joy of sitting on his front porch and watching the birds that flock to his many bird feeders. Early mornings, regardless of season, find him sitting with his coffee on the white metal chair talking to his "budgies." Last autumn, though, a squirrel moved in and intimidated the

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UDPL’s Museum Pass collection has been extremely popular since we first started lending passes just a few short years ago.  Thanks to the Friends of UDPL, who fund the Museum/Arboreta Pass collection, the library now offers 17 places for you to visit for fun and enriching in-person experiences. Whether it’s learning about dinosaurs at the Academy of Natural

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

One of the best things about running UDPL's STEAM Lab is that it acts like a spotlight, drawing amazing people from the community to the library to share their skills and interests. Our Girls Who Code group had the opportunity to talk to Captain Beverley Bass, the US's first commercial airline pilot last month. The UDHS Robotics Team

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