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Baby Storytime

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Fridays 6/17 - 8/26 - Special Storytime on Friday 7/29! Time: 10-10:30a Age Group: Ages Birth to 18 months Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Join Miss Jenn and friends for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. This storytime

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Outside Storytime

Library Front Lawn

Dates: Fridays 6/24 - 7/22 Time: 11-11:30a Age Group: 18 months to 5 years Program Location: Library Lawn Description: Bring your blankets, chairs, and energy for these special outdoor storytimes! We will be learning and telling stories, dancing, jumping, and singing. Come ready to move. Storytime will be cancelled in case of

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Crafting Lab: Sew, Knit, Crochet – Morning Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Tuesdays, 1/25-8/30 Time: 10:30a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Format: In-person in the STEAM Lab Description: The Crafting Lab is OPEN! Bring a new or ongoing project and sew, knit or crochet along with fellow crafters. Crafters can use the library's equipment including sewing machines, notions, and irons, but are

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Mah Jongg

Learning Commons

Date: Tuesdays, 7/5-8/30 Time: 11:30a-3p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: Learning Commons Description: Play Mah Jongg at the library! Suitable for players who are familiar with the game. Bring your current 2022 Mah Jongg card and tiles. No registration necessary - just drop in. Registration: No registration required.

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English Conversation Group for ESL Speakers

Board Room

Date: Every Tuesday Time: 1:30-3p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: Board Room Description: Would you like to practice your English in a safe, caring environment? Come to our Conversation Group and improve your English language skills! No registration necessary - just drop in. Mask wearing is currently required at this class.

Wednesday Performers – Talewise: Pirates Lost at Sea

Front Lawn OR Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday 7/6 Time: 6:30-7:30p Age Group: Ages 4-12 Location: Library Lawn (Presentation will be moved into the Shanis Auditorium in case of inclement weather) Description: Ahoy there, matey! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and

Distinguished Speaker Series – Author Talk with Alka Joshi

LIVE: via Zoom

Dates: Thursday 7/7 Time: 9-10p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: via Zoom Description: Join us for an evening with New York Times Best Selling author and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Alka Joshi as she discusses her bestselling books, The Henna Artist and The Secret Keeper of Jaipur. Alka Joshi was born in India and

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Toddler Storytime

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Thursdays 6/16-8/25 Time: 10:30a-11a Age Group: Ages 18 Months to 3 years Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Dance and wiggle with Miss Jenn as we practice our pre-reading skills in storytime. Storytime will be inside our StoryLab and all COVID protocals will apply. Mask wearing is currently requested at this

Sink and Float Science- FULL!

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Thursday 7/7 Time: 3-4p Age Group: Grades K-2 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Why do some things sink and why do some float? Why do boats float, then sometimes sink? What about sharks? Learn more about sinking and floating with science experiments and Miss Shannon! Instructor: Shannon Collins Registration:

College Essay Bootcamp

LIVE: via Zoom

Dates: Thursday 7/7 Time: 6-8:30p Age Group: Rising Students in Grades 11 & 12 Program Location: via Zoom Description:  Get started on your college application essay with expert advice from writing coach Linda George. Discover tips for writing a resume and learn pointers for creating concise, original, and insightful essays that

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Crafting Lab – Evening Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Thursdays 5/5-9/1 Time: 6:30-8:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Format: In-person in the STEAM Lab Description: The Crafting Lab is OPEN! Bring a new or ongoing project and sew, knit or crochet along with fellow crafters. Crafters can use the library's equipment including sewing machines, notions, and irons, but are

Book Worms Book Club

Classroom OR via Zoom

Date: 1st Thursday of Every Month Time: 7:15-8:15p Age Group: Adults (18+) Program Format: This is a HYBRID program. You can attend in-person in the Library Classroom (Room 205) OR via Zoom. Description: Reading fiction and non-fiction books. New members always welcome! If you are new member interested in joining, please email Beth

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Baby Storytime

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Fridays 6/17 - 8/26 - Special Storytime on Friday 7/29! Time: 10-10:30a Age Group: Ages Birth to 18 months Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Join Miss Jenn and friends for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. This storytime

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Outside Storytime

Library Front Lawn

Dates: Fridays 6/24 - 7/22 Time: 11-11:30a Age Group: 18 months to 5 years Program Location: Library Lawn Description: Bring your blankets, chairs, and energy for these special outdoor storytimes! We will be learning and telling stories, dancing, jumping, and singing. Come ready to move. Storytime will be cancelled in case of

Mer-Camp

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Saturday 7/9 Time: 1-3p Age Group: Ages 3-8 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) & PlaySpace Description: Calling all mer-people! There will be activities and crafts to help you explore what it takes to be a mer-person. Meet a mermaid from 1:30-2:30pm and have your photo taken. All COVID protocols will

UDP&R Sunday Evening Concert Series: Barefoot Bobby and the Breakers

Library Front Lawn

Dates: Sundays, 7/10 - 8/21 Time: July Concerts - 6:30p-8p August Concerts - 6p-7:30p Age Group: All are welcome! Location: Library Lawn or Shanis Auditorium in case of inclement weather Description: End a busy weekend relaxing at a Sunday Evening Concert! Don't forget to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Concerts will be

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Canasta

Learning Commons

Date: Mondays, 7/11-9/26 Time: 12:30p-3:30p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: Learning Commons Description: Play American Canasta at the library! Suitable for players who are familiar with the game. No registration required - just drop in. Registration: No registration required.

Book Bunch

Classroom OR via Zoom

Day: Monday 7/11 Time: 1:30-2:30p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: In-Person in the Library Classroom OR Virtual via Zoom Description: Reading current fiction and non-fiction. New members always welcome! July 11 - The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton August 29 - Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love - Dani Shapiro Instructions for

Mer-Folk Spa Afternoon

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Monday 7/11 Time: 5-6p Age Group: Grades 6-8 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  How do merfolk always look fresh and relaxed? Is it all the salt water? Maybe they pamper themselves! Join Miss Shannon for a relaxing afternoon of manicures, pedicures and making your very own salt scrub so

Let’s Discuss It: Author Katy Tur SOLD OUT

Shanis Auditorium

Date: Monday, 7/11 - THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Time: 7-8:00p Age Group: Adults 18+ Location: Shanis Auditorium, Upper Dublin Library Description: In their 14th collaborative Let’s Discuss It! author event, the Upper Dublin and Wissahickon Valley Public Libraries present an evening with author Katy Tur as she discusses her

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Preschool Storytime

Dates: Tuesdays 6/14-8/23 - NO STORYTIME ON TUE 7/5 Time: 10:30a-11:30a Age Group: Ages 3-5 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Join Miss Jenn and friends for a storytime focused on pre-reading skills and a love of books. We will read stories together, say rhymes, sing songs, dance, be mindful, and practice

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Crafting Lab: Sew, Knit, Crochet – Morning Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Tuesdays, 1/25-8/30 Time: 10:30a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Format: In-person in the STEAM Lab Description: The Crafting Lab is OPEN! Bring a new or ongoing project and sew, knit or crochet along with fellow crafters. Crafters can use the library's equipment including sewing machines, notions, and irons, but are

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Mah Jongg

Learning Commons

Date: Tuesdays, 7/5-8/30 Time: 11:30a-3p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: Learning Commons Description: Play Mah Jongg at the library! Suitable for players who are familiar with the game. Bring your current 2022 Mah Jongg card and tiles. No registration necessary - just drop in. Registration: No registration required.

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English Conversation Group for ESL Speakers

Board Room

Date: Every Tuesday Time: 1:30-3p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: Board Room Description: Would you like to practice your English in a safe, caring environment? Come to our Conversation Group and improve your English language skills! No registration necessary - just drop in. Mask wearing is currently required at this class.

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Teen Leadership Council

Teen Lounge - Room 204

Dates: Tuesdays 7/12, 8/9 Time: 4-5p Age Group: Grades 6-12 Program Location: Teen Lounge - Room 204 Description:  Join the Teen Leadership Council (TLC) and make your mark at the library. TLC is a forum to plan library programs, give input on library services, expand your leadership skills, and earn volunteer

Wednesday Performer – Ran’D Shine Magic Show

Front Lawn OR Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Wednesday 7/13 Time: 6:30-7:30p Age Group: Ages 4-12 Location: Library Lawn (Presentation will be moved into the Shanis Auditorium in case of inclement weather) Description: Who loves magic? Ran'D is the face of the new millennium magician. He wowed audiences with his brilliant presentation at the 44th Presidential Inauguration in Washington,

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Toddler Storytime

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Thursdays 6/16-8/25 Time: 10:30a-11a Age Group: Ages 18 Months to 3 years Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Dance and wiggle with Miss Jenn as we practice our pre-reading skills in storytime. Storytime will be inside our StoryLab and all COVID protocals will apply. Mask wearing is currently requested at this

Distinguished Speaker Series – Author Talk with David Allen

Classroom OR via Zoom

Dates: Thursday 7/14 Time: 12-1p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: via Zoom Description: Join us as we sit down in conversation with New York Times Best Selling author David Allen, one of the world’s most influential thinkers on personal productivity. David’s thirty-five years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach

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Friends of UDPL Meeting

Library Conference Room

Date: 2nd Thursday of the Month Time: 1p Program Format: In Person in the Library Conference Room Description: Open to the public. Come to this meeting of the Friends of UDPL and see what we’re about! If you have any questions about attending the meeting or if you'd like to attend via Zoom, please

Mer-slime!- FULL

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Thursday 7/14 Time: 3-3:30p Age Group: Grades K-5 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description: Do you love slime? Do you love mermaids and mermen? Join Miss Shannon for a slime-tastic story and to create shimmer, jewel tone slime for you to keep! All COVID protocols will apply. Instructor: Shannon Collins Registration: Online

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Crafting Lab – Evening Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Thursdays 5/5-9/1 Time: 6:30-8:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Format: In-person in the STEAM Lab Description: The Crafting Lab is OPEN! Bring a new or ongoing project and sew, knit or crochet along with fellow crafters. Crafters can use the library's equipment including sewing machines, notions, and irons, but are

College Admission Trends Today

Classroom - Room 205

Dates: Thursday 7/14 Time: 7-8p Age Group: Grades 9-12 & Parents/Guardians Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Applying for college soon? This workshop expands on Guidance Counselors' expertise by helping students take ownership of the application process, giving them more detailed information on successfully “marketing” themselves to their college of choice.

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Baby Storytime

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Fridays 6/17 - 8/26 - Special Storytime on Friday 7/29! Time: 10-10:30a Age Group: Ages Birth to 18 months Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Join Miss Jenn and friends for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme and repetition. This storytime

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Outside Storytime

Library Front Lawn

Dates: Fridays 6/24 - 7/22 Time: 11-11:30a Age Group: 18 months to 5 years Program Location: Library Lawn Description: Bring your blankets, chairs, and energy for these special outdoor storytimes! We will be learning and telling stories, dancing, jumping, and singing. Come ready to move. Storytime will be cancelled in case of

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Origami & Art Hour

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Saturdays 6/11, 7/16, & 820 Time: 1-2:30p Age Group: Grades K-5 Program Location: StoryLab (Children's Library) Description:  Drop in for some Origami and Art fun. We provide the supplies and you provide the creativity. Instructor: Shannon Collins No Registration Required.

UDP&R Sunday Evening Concert Series: Rave On

Library Front Lawn

Dates: Sundays, 7/10 - 8/21 Time: July Concerts - 6:30p-8p August Concerts - 6p-7:30p Age Group: All are welcome! Location: Library Lawn or Shanis Auditorium in case of inclement weather Description: End a busy weekend relaxing at a Sunday Evening Concert! Don't forget to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Concerts will be