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  • Attention!! – Due to the Township Tricentennial Dine & Dance Event on FRIDAY, 6/21 the library parking lot will NOT be accessible from Ft. Wash Ave from 12p-10:30p. You can enter from Spark Drive or by making a right from Loch Alsh Ave. The outside book drop will NOT be accessible during the event from 5p-10:30p

Early Learning Starts Here

Programs for Pre & Early Readers

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.

Astronaut Training

Saturday, 7/20, 1-3p
Pre-K-Grade 5

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of of the Apollo Moon landing with us. Get suited up and test your physical and mental abilities.

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.

Click here to register.

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.

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