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The Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library

Winner of the 2014 Upper Dublin Medal for Outstanding Nonprofit Organization



Our Mission Statement: The Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library, a non-profit volunteer organization, stimulates public interest in our library & supplements funding to support the cultural, educational, and special needs of the library.

We provide funding for many library’s programs and needs:
Summer Reading Programs
a wide range of Museum passes
Special Programs for Adults including Language Classes
Little Free Libraries
the monthly Book Page
and more.

We are always seeking new fundraising, promotional & programming ideas.

Come to a meeting! The Friends meet in the library conference room.

Download the Friends Membership Form

Friends meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month, 1:00-2:30 pm in the Library Conference Room. See possible time changes below.

Board Members

  • Robert Stutz, President
  • Richard Haggard, Vice President
  • Jan Frohner, Membership
  • Jo-Ann Hunt, Treasurer
  • Cathy Murphy, Secretary
  • Karen Preston
  • Bryan Gillespie
  • Jules Mermelstein
  • Susan Tofani
  • Alicia Fortunato
  • Sunny Gross
  • Cheri Fiory, Non-Voting Member

Former Board Members
Sandra Merritt, Emerita
Jerome (Jerry) Caplan, Emeritus
Joan Chinitz, Emerita
Connie Sugarbread

Liaison from the Library Board: Cathy Murphy
Library Director: Cheri Fiory
Public Relations: India Frazier

MINUTES of Friends of UDPL Meetings


Year 2020

  • January Meeting 1/9/2020, 1 pm, Library Conference Room
  • February Meeting 2/13/2020, 1 pm, Library Conference Room
  • Friends of UDPL Meeting Minutes – March 2020
  • April Meeting – no meeting
  • May Meeting – 1 pm, Zoom
  • June Meeting, 1 pm, location TBD
  • September Meeting, 9/10/2020, 1 pm, Zoom

Year 2019

Year 2018

Year 2017

Year 2016


You may write the Friends of the Library c/o The Upper Dublin Public Library, 520 Virginia Drive., Ft. Washington, PA 19034
Email contact: FriendsUDPL@gmail.com