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Today′s Hours

Alerts:
  • The Library is closed for Easter, Sunday, 4/21

  • Closed for Easter Sunday, April 21

Early Learning Starts Here

Programs for Pre & Early Readers

A Visit from Mother Goose

Monday, 5/6, 10:30-11
Ages 3-5
Program Room

Join Mother Goose and listen to traditional rhymes about colors and numbers.

No registration, but space is limited.

Touch a Truck logoTouch a Truck

Friday, 5/10 (Date is subject to change)
1:30-2:30p
Ages 3-10
Parking Lot & Program Room

Do you love trucks? The Upper Dublin Township Public Works Department will bring out some of their heavy equipment for us to enjoy. Honk the horn, pose for a picture, and imagine you are driving. When you’re done, come into the library for a craft and to check out some books.

No registration.


A ball, teddy bear and blocksPlaytime @ the Library

Mondays
12/10, 1/28, 3/18, 4/15, 5/20
10:30-noon
Ages birth-5
Program Room & Children’s Area

Come and play with us! We will provide dress-up items, block sets, and a variety of other toys. Use this as a time to talk with other parents and caregivers while your child(ren) plays.

No registration.

A pile of lego bricksKids Lego Club

Mondays
12/10, 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8, 5/13
4-6p
Ages 4-12
Program Room

Join us for LEGO building and friendship. We provide the LEGOs and you provide the imagination.

No registration.

Summer at UDPL: Special Events

Silly Joe Sings Silly Songs CD cover

Silly Joe

Wednesday, 6/26, 7p
Ages 2-10
Community Rooms (upstairs)

Silly Joe is going to Rock the Universe! With Silly Joe you will swim with sharks, walk the plank, quack like a duck, and dance with underwear on your head! Silly Joe knows how to get kids moving while making them laugh, think, and even read.

Performer: Silly Joe

No registration.

Sciencetellers, fun science-based storytelling performer photoSciencetellers

Wednesday, 7/3, 7p
Ages 5-12
Community Rooms

Aliens: During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth — but it’s not a shooting star. Two curious kids venture into the forest to investigate and find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Pursued by a crazy space scientist, they must risk everything to rescue the aliens and get them back to their spaceship — before it’s too late! Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. It’s totally out of this world!

Performers: Sciencetellers

No registration.

Marian and Friends

Wednesday, 7/10, 7p
Ages 3-12
Community Rooms

Both children and adults will love these interactive, rib-tickling shows featuring Marian, her daughter Jenny, and their cast of memorable puppet characters.

Performers: Marian & Friends

No registration.

Two bollywood dancersBollywood Dance Assembly

Wednesday, 7/17, 7p
Ages 4-12
Community Rooms

Get a cultural overview of India and learn about some of the major festivlas and traditions across the country. Ethinic and handicraft items will be on display. Our presenter, Swati from the Community Bollywood Dance Project, will answer questions and listen to your stories about India. Then we dance! You will learn the basics of Bollywood dancing and a piece of choreography. We will end with a group performance.

No registration.

Magic of the Gustafsons

Wednesday, 7/24, 7p
Ages 4-12
Community Rooms

Circus of Magical Mysteries! Enjoy the magic and humor of internationally-acclaimed entertainers who have appeared on stage and TV. This program is just plain fun, including a hilarious Multiplying Bottles routine, Art Hath Charm, and much, much more, all accompanied by fun and laughter…and mystery.

Presenters: The Gustafsons

No registration.

A spotlight on a stage18th Annual Kid’s Talent Show

Thursday, 7/25, 7-8p
Performers Ages 4-12 & Families
Community Rooms

Do you have a special talent that you want to share? Join us for our 18th Annual Talent Show! You can sing, dance, perform a magic trick, tell a joke, or play an instrument. Registration for performers is required by July 22nd. No keyboard/piano is available.

Register starting 6/3.

Orchestral instrumentsTraveling Musical Instrument Museum

Monday, 7/29, 10-11a OR 11:15a-12:15p
Ages 3-7
Community Rooms

Learn about, see, hear, and play a variety of musical instruments. We will be singing, dancing, and enjoying a musical instrument petting zoo!

Register starting 7/1.

A bird marionetteFamily Storytime

Wednesday, 7/31, 7p
Ages 2-12
Community Rooms

Join Miss Jenn for an out of this world family storytime. Stories, marionettes, and fun will be had by all.

No registration.

 

 

Grace the Pirate

Wednesday, 8/7, 7p
Ages 4-12
Community Rooms

Kit’s Interactive Theatre Presents: Grace the Pirate! Navigate by the stars with Grace the Pirate in this rollicking interactive play where the audience is cast right into the show. Performance will include astronomy, history, dance, improv, music, and a boat-load of humor.

Performer: Kit’s Interactive Theatre

No registration.

A white divided dish with snacksBook Snack presented by Giant

Thursday, 8/22, 10-10:30a
Ages 18 months-5 years

Join Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN, nutritionist for Giant to make a healthy snack inspired by books. We’ll learn important kitchen skills and create a delicious and nutritious treat. Appropriate for ages 18 months to 5 years with a caregiver. Caregiver attendance required.

Register starting 7/1.

1000 book before kindergarten logo1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Way to Go Party!

Friday, 8/30, 10-10:45p
Ages birth-5
Program Room

Join Miss Jenn and friends to celebrate your reading success. Whether new to the 1,000 Books program or if you have finished, all participants are welcome. We will be dancing, singing, and having a blast while celebrating books! There will be activites for all ages invited. You may register for the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the party.

No registration but must be part of 1,000 Books before Kindergarten to attend.

Summer Reading at UDPL: Ongoing programs

Men and women dancing under a disco ballDance Party

Thursdays
6/27 & 8/29
10:30-11:15a
Ages 2-6
Program Room

Join Miss Jenn for a rockin’ good time. Shake your sillies out and wiggle your waggles away! We’ll start with a story and then get movin’ and groovin’.

No registration.

A child playing with blocksWee Build

Thursdays
7/11-8/15
10-11:30a
Ages 2-5
Program Room

Build a tower, a bridge, or whatever you can imagine. We have received multiple block sets from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries through a Cruise into Kindergarten program grant. Develop skills for school while having fun!

No registration.

Arts and crafts suppliesStory & Craft

Monday
7/1-7/22
10:30-11:15a
Ages 4-10
Program Room

Join us for a story and related craft. Each week we will explore a different theme related to the Summer Quest.

No registration, but space is limited.

A pile of lego bricks

Kids Lego Club

Mondays
6/10, 7/1, 8/12
4-6p
Ages 4-12
Program Room

Join us for LEGO building and friendship. We provide the LEGOs and you provide the imagination.

No registration.

Sun with popcorn and drinkFamily Movies

Saturdays
7/6, 8/3 & 8/24
1-3:30p
For Families
Program Room

Get out of the heat and relax at the library while you watch a movie on our “big screen”. Keep an eye out for the titles, all movies will be rated G or PG.

No registration.

 

 


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