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Crafting Lab – Evening Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Thursdays 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 encouraged

Bookworms Book Group

Conference Room - 208

Date: 1st Thursday of Every Month Time: 7:15-8:15p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: Conference Room - 208 Description: Reading fiction and non-fiction books. New members always welcome! If you are new member interested in joining, please email Beth Nixon at bnixon@mclinc.org to register and receive Zoom meeting details.  Facilitator: Beth Nixon Mar 2: Stationery

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Greater Philadelphia Thinking Society

Classroom - Room 205

Dates: First Saturday of Each Month Time: 10:30a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom 205 Description: Participate in discussions on topics selected by the class from recent issues developed at the Greater Philadelphia Thinking Society. Topics available are drawn from many fields, including science, technology, philosophy, politics, education, economics, psychology, and

A Visit With Susan B. Anthony

Shanis Auditorium

Dates: Saturday 3/4 Times: 3-4p Age Group: Family Location: Bonnie & Donald Shanis Auditorium For How Four Brave Pennsylvania Women Fought for the VOTE on 3/16 CLICK HERE Description: The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, has often been called the “Susan B. Anthony Amendment,”

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Canasta

Learning Commons

Date: Mondays 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.

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Book Bunch

Board Room & Zoom

Day: First Monday of Every Month (Except Jan 9 - Second Monday) Time: 1:30-2:30p Age Group: Adults (18+) Location: In-Person in the Board Room OR Virtual via Zoom Description: Reading current fiction and non-fiction. New members always welcome! Jan 9 - Booth by Karen Joy Fowler - Register Feb 6 - There There

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Crafting Lab: Sew, Knit, Crochet – Morning Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Tuesdays 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 encouraged

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Mah Jongg

Learning Commons

Date: Tuesdays 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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Mah Jongg – Evening Session

Learning Commons

Date: Wednesdays Time: 6-8:30p 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.

Building Confidence & Self Esteem in Your Children

StoryLab (Children's Library)

Dates: Wednesday 3/8 (Snow date 3/15) Time: 7-8p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Story Lab (Children's Library) Description: In this parenting workshop, you will discover how you as the parent can help increase your child’s self-esteem and confidence, giving them the best chance at reaching their full potential in life. Good

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Friends of UDPL Monthly Meeting

Classroom - Room 205

Date: 2nd Thursday of the Month Time: 1p Program Format: In-Person in the Library Classroom Description: Open to the public. Come to this meeting of the Friends of UDPL and see what we’re about! Registration: There is no registration necessary if you are attending in-person. If you would like to attend the meeting via Zoom, please

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Crafting Lab – Evening Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Thursdays 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 encouraged

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Famous Women in History

Shanis Auditorium

It All Started With Eve! - Famous Women in History Dates: Mondays 3/13 - 4/17 Time: 9:15a-10:30a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Examine the impact influential women have made throughout history, including the effects of a patriarchal society and culture that has stifled female voices and opportunities for

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The Constitution

Classroom - Room 205

The Constitution in Six Weeks - Mon session Dates: Mondays 3/13 - 4/17 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Discuss the history and structure of the Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, current arguments and misconceptions & details about certain Articles and Amendments. PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required.

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Weekend News Review

Shanis Auditorium

Weekend News Review Dates: Mondays 3/13-4/17 Time: 11:15a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Explore the views and positions expressed on weekend TV news shows and print news media. All viewpoints will be encouraged and discussed in this interactive course. Instructor: Dan Shoulberg has been a moderator of Current

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FULL – Drawing & Beyond

Classroom - Room 205

Drawing & Beyond Dates: Mondays 3/13-4/17 Time: 11:15a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Study the importance of shape, value, and composition and learn to draw from studio set-ups & photos. For all drawing levels. Required supplies: drawing pencils & 9x12 drawing paper for 1st session. Instructor: Jackie

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Canasta

Learning Commons

Date: Mondays 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.

Distinguished Author Series: David Epstein

LIVE: via Zoom

Dates: Monday 3/13 Time: 1-2p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: via Zoom Description: You’re invited to a conversation with New York Times bestselling author David Epstein as he chats about his most recent book, Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. What's the most effective path to success in any domain? It's

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Crafting Lab: Sew, Knit, Crochet – Morning Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Tuesdays 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 encouraged

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Mah Jongg

Learning Commons

Date: Tuesdays 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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The Constitution

Classroom - Room 205

The Constitution in Six Weeks - Wed Session Dates: Wednesdays 3/15-4/19 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Discuss the history and structure of the Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, current arguments and misconceptions & details about certain Articles and Amendments. PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required. Vaccinations are

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Jazz: From Bessie to Bebop

Shanis Auditorium

Jazz: From Bessie to Bebop, Brazil and Beyond Dates: Wednesdays 3/15-4/19 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Follow an unconventional history of jazz, from the early days to the present, focusing on the underlying musical, cultural, technological, and social influences, including the Great American Songbook of the

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Human Migration

Shanis Auditorium

Human Migration: Origins, Destinations, and Motivations  Dates: Wednesdays 3/15-4/19 Time: 11:15a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Explore past, present, and future issues of human migration in this multi-disciplinary exploration, touching upon why migration occurs, the evolution and impact of immigration policies, and the influence of science and

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History of US Income Taxes

Classroom - Room 205

US Income Taxes - History, Evolution and Understanding Dates: Wednesdays 3/15-4/19 Time: 11:15a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Learn about the history and evolution of U.S. Income Taxes and the laws surrounding them. Understand how these developments have shaped our income taxes today. Instructor: Jeff Thomas

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ADL Lunch Social Hour

Classroom - Room 205

Dates: Wednesdays 3/15-4/19 Time: 12:30-1:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Bring a brown bag lunch to eat and socialize with fellow attendees. No registration required. YOUR SUPPORT MATTERS This free series is funded by the Friends of UDPL from public donations. Your continued support will fund future

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The Russo-Ukraine War

Shanis Auditorium

The Russo-Ukraine War Dates: Wednesdays 3/15-4/19 Time: 1:30-2:45p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Examine the history of Ukraine and Russia that led to the current conflict. Learn about the two different military organizations, their recruitment and training tactics, as well as citizen involvement and morale on both

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Mah Jongg – Evening Session

Learning Commons

Date: Wednesdays Time: 6-8:30p 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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Crafting Lab – Evening Session

STEAM Lab

Dates: Thursdays 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 encouraged

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Looking at Art

Shanis Auditorium

Looking at Art: Historical to Contemporary Dates: Fridays 3/17-4/21 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Learn to view and explore art in this thematic, conversational-style course, featuring a diversity of artists, museums, and "-isms". Participants will discuss the ways of seeing that reveal techniques artists use to

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Aging in Place

Classroom - Room 205

Aging in Place Dates: Fridays 3/17-4/21 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Discover strategies and tips to stay in your home as you age while maintaining your current lifestyle. This interactive course will touch on home safety and modification, fall prevention, energy conservation, breathing exercises, mental

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The Broadway Musical

The Broadway Musical: An American Phenomenon Dates: Fridays 3/17-4/21 Time: 11:15a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Since 1866, the Broadway musical has reflected and influenced American culture, topped the charts and permeated our zeitgeist. Examine Broadway smashes and flops (some by the same creators), along with classics and

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Wyncote Audubon Society Monthly Meeting

Shanis Auditoium OR Zoom

Date: Third Friday of the Month Time: 7:30-8:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description: This monthly meeting of the Wyncote Audubon Society is open to the public in partnership with Upper Dublin Library. Join us for a new topic and new speaker every month. All are welcome! Presenter: The Wyncote

Library of Things Preview

STEAM Lab

Dates: Saturday 3/18 Time: 1-3p Age Group: All Ages Welcome! Program Location: STEAM Lab Description: Visit the STEAM Lab for a preview of items from our NEW Library of Things! Get a hands on view of borrowable items including outdoor equipment, STEAM kits, home improvement tools and more! UDPL's Library of

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Famous Women in History

Shanis Auditorium

It All Started With Eve! - Famous Women in History Dates: Mondays 3/13 - 4/17 Time: 9:15a-10:30a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Examine the impact influential women have made throughout history, including the effects of a patriarchal society and culture that has stifled female voices and opportunities for

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The Constitution

Classroom - Room 205

The Constitution in Six Weeks - Mon session Dates: Mondays 3/13 - 4/17 Time: 9:45a-11a Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Classroom - 205 Description:  Discuss the history and structure of the Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, current arguments and misconceptions & details about certain Articles and Amendments. PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required.

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Weekend News Review

Shanis Auditorium

Weekend News Review Dates: Mondays 3/13-4/17 Time: 11:15a-12:30p Age Group: Adults 18+ Program Location: Shanis Auditorium Description:  Explore the views and positions expressed on weekend TV news shows and print news media. All viewpoints will be encouraged and discussed in this interactive course. Instructor: Dan Shoulberg has been a moderator of Current