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Friends of UDPL Gift and Book Shop now open during library hours. Gently used books, best sellers, cookbooks and holiday books. Pay as you wish.

The Friends raise monies for the library through memberships, fundraising events, the ongoing Friends book sale & gift shop in the library, and the Annual Jewelry Sale.

Current Fundraising

You can help The Friends of UDPL continue to support library programs (including the Summer Reading Program, museum passes, and Adult classes) when you buy on Amazon Smile.

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AMAZON SMILE

When you use Amazon Smile, you can support the library.

Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you’re shopping already (products, prices, and services). The only difference is that a portion of your eligible purchases will be donated to the library.

The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to the Friends of UDPL.

Visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and choose “The Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library.”

 


Friends Book Sale Information

. . . News Flash . . . February 2022 –  The NEW! friends-shop Gift & Book Shop GRAND OPENING – March 1st!

Come in, visit and shop at the new Friends sale area. Shop gently used Bestsellers, Holiday Books, Cookbooks, Author Series, and more!

Cash or Checks only.

Gifts will now be available for purchase.

Prices:
HARDBACKS $2
LARGE PAPERBACKS $1
BETTER BOOKS priced individually

Location – 1st floor – open during regular Library hours.

. . . News Flash . . . December 2021 –  The NEW! Friends Gift & Book Shop is now fully open!

Come in, visit and shop at the new Friends sale area. Shop gently used Bestsellers, Holiday Books, Cookbooks, Author Series, and more!

Pay as you wish. Cash or Checks only.

Gifts – coming soon!

SUGGESTED DONATION
HARDBACKS $2
LARGE PAPERBACKS $1
SMALL PAPERBACKS 3 FOR $2

Location – 1st floor – open during regular Library hours.

Your donation supports the Summer Reading Club, STEAM Lab, and many more library programs!

. . . News . . . as of June 2021 – NOW ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS! – Plans are in the works to re-open the Friends’ Book Sale in the new 520 Building – Stay Tuned for more updates! . . .

The Book Sale is open when the library is. There are many new and used books at over 90% off cover price!

Go straight through the front doors and towards the right of the entrance to the Children’s Library.

All proceeds benefit Friends of UDPL in their mission to sponsor library programs and special purchases.

*As of June 21, 2021, the Friends are NOW accepting book donations. Thank you.

Friends Annual Jewelry Sale

Donations always gladly accepted!

NEWS FLASH:

2022 Jewelry Sale – 13th Annual Sale

Saturday, October 15th at the Twining Park, Fort Washington, 8 am – 2 pm

2021 Jewelry Sale – 12th Annual Sale – October 2021

2019 Jewelry Sale – 10th Annual Sale – Fall 2019

Our 10th Annual Jewelry Sale was another great success! The Friends, with the generous jewelry donations of our patrons, were able to raise $3,531 at this years sale. And our total for all 10 years is $37, 887.46 raised by the Friends to sponsor items like the Summer Reading Programs, Adult Classes, Museum Passes, Little Free Libraries, and more!

A big “Thank You!” to all who donated jewelry.

Over 3,600 beautiful pieces of costume jewelry, including bracelets, rings, necklaces, earrings, pins, watches, and unique miscellaneous items were available for sale.

All proceeds benefit the library and go toward items which may include the Summer Reading Programs for all ages and our Adult classes and speakers.


Friends Membership

Friends Members make a difference for library users every day. Members of the Friends are local residents and businesses who, like you, recognize all that the Upper Dublin Public Library has to offer our community, and who want to support it. Your valuable membership provides the support we need to help the UDPL continue improving your services.

To become a Friend, complete the Friends Membership Form and return to the library.