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During the library's closure the following services are impacted. We ask you to please follow the below guidelines in order to keep all of us safe. Items Currently Checked Out: Please do not return any items you have currently checked out. Drive Through Book Drop: Please do not return any items at the drive through book drop. Over Due Fines:

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Following the social distancing guidelines stressed by county, state, and national health officials we are suspending all public programs in the library for the next 2 weeks, March 11 - March 22.  We will reassess after this time and update you regarding program scheduling. If you are feeling unwell we encourage you to please stay home and take advantage of our many

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UDPL is a source of information and knowledge in our community. We understand that many people are concerned about the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are looking for up-to-date information about prevention as well as travel advisories. In order to help keep you informed, we have added a link on the front page of our website that goes

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Although he's been dethroned as everyone's favorite children's book & tv character by the likes of Paw Patrol and PJ Masks, few characters hold the same place in a librarian's heart as Arthur Read, Marc Brown's lovable aardvark. In one of the single greatest musical moments of 90s television, Arthur and his friends from Elmwood City stage

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Libraries are a place where you can ask questions and get answers. We get questions that range from “What’s the phone number for Reader’s Digest?” to “Why do we still have Daylight Savings Time?”. At UDPL the library staff prides itself on find the right answers. If we don’t know the answer, we will hunt it down!

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As we get closer and closer to the library move to its new location, 520 Virginia Drive is starting to look more like a library. But with the work crews, equipment, and scaffolding filling up most of the space, it's still difficult to picture what everything is going to look when construction is completed. Luckily the team at

If you spend any time on the UDPL website, our social media sites, or any of the 24/7 digital resources that we offer, you may have noticed that UDPL has gotten a new logo! Although the old logo served us very well for a long time, we think the new logo is just the thing to bring us

The next time you approach the front desk to check out library items, you'll undoubtedly notice something new. We have just received and set-up a new self-check kiosk to help you more easily check out items on their own without needed staff assistance. Here's a quick tour that highlights some of the features of this new self-check! Here's

The Mystery of the Mysteries

You may have noticed that books are beginning to shift in the Library as we prepare our collections for the upcoming move to our new Library in the spring. Please pardon our appearance, and be sure to ask a staff member if you are unable to find a title. In particular, you will lately notice that we are interfiling

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Ever since we began the conversation about the new Library @ 520, we've talked about it being a place that belongs to the entire community. Creating such a space requires the helping hands of many people, but none are so hard working as Upper Dublin Public Works director Chris Kunkel and his crews! One of their current projects