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The Friends raise monies for the library through memberships, fundraising events, and the ongoing Book Sale in the library.

Current Fundraising


11th Annual Jewelry Sale, Spring 2021



REGISTRATION: Registration Link will be made available at a future date.

Participation is by appointment only (no walk-ins). Thank you!

Registration is required. 45-minute time slots, each time slot will be limited to 10 people. A person may sign up for only one time slot.

SOCIAL DISTANCING: Masks/face coverings will be required to enter the library. Gloves recommended. Hand sanitizer will be available. We ask that all sale attendees follow appropriate social distancing protocols and remain six feet away from others. (Please note that library bathrooms will not be open during this event.)

SALE DETAILS: Over 4,000 pieces of jewelry will be available in this year’s sale!

The Sale will be “Fill-a-Bag.” Bag(s) will be provided by the Friends of UDPL. Suggested donation is $20/bag. No credit cards, please.

All jewelry will be set out on tables in plastic bags, and may not be removed from the bags for “try on.” There will not be any sorting through the items in the plastic bags (which should remain sealed). No extra tables will be available for sorting as done in past years.

PAYMENT: Cash or check only (checks should be made out to the Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library); payment will be put into a “Suggested Donation” box and change will not available.

THANK YOU!: To all of you who donated jewelry to this year’s sale.



You can help support the Friends of UDPL when you buy on Amazon Smile.

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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.

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

Upcoming Fundraising Events

2020 Jewelry Sale –

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.

Friends Book Sale Information

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 towards the back wall.

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

*Please note that as of December 31, 2019 the Friends are not accepting any book or AV donations. Thank you.