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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

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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

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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

Library News

Happy New Year! Eagle-eyed library patrons may have already noticed that there have been a couple changes to the UDPL website. One of them has been to change our library blog over to a new section we're calling Library News. We are busy preparing for our upcoming move to our new location, and a part of that is making

Jenn, our children's librarian

It is that time of year again when I reflect on all the books I have read. I did not reach my goal of 150 books, but I had quite a bit going on this year and refuse to be upset by it. I finished the year with 135 books read, which is not too shabby. As

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So, as we're all aware, all good things must come to an end eventually. After 13 years, it's come to that time for me- I am retiring effective Tuesday, December 31st. I have to admit I have very mixed feelings about this, so for your amusement here's a "Kay's retirement FAQ" summarizing many of the conversations I've

Molly Kane, Head of Teen Services and Emerging Technologies

One October 1, library director Cheri Fiory and our children's librarian, Jenn Roberts, received one of the BEST kinds of emails - one that informed them that UDPL had been selected as a recipient of an Office of Commonwealth Libraries grant! This science grant provides a HUGE collection of materials for us to use in our STEAM

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Rooting around in the bowels of the internet for a blog topic, I came across a list of monthly observances for November. Yay, a blog topic! So,  November is.... ...NaNoWriMo-or national novel writing month. The worthy goal of this is to start on 11/1 and writing throughout the month, finish an entire novel in November. Doesn't matter if

Jenn, our children's librarian

Every day I am asked if the library is moving and when. We are currently scheduled to move in mid to late spring, but that is subject to change. There are many moving parts and weather to consider. Here is an update about what is happening in the children’s department to get ready. Currently the Head of