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This big, beautiful new Media-Upper Providence Free Library invites you to their official Grand Opening, Saturday July 16th from 11 am to 4pm.  There will live music, giveaways, a scavenger hunt and special feathered & furry visitors from The Elmwood Park Zoo.

This huge community gala is the perfect summer fun day with lots to do and see for both adults and children.  There will be activity stations, videos, tours, new book exhibits, an expanded audio-video book center, and free refreshments in the parking lot from noon to 3pm.

11am to 11:30 am - Speeches & Ribbon Cutting
12pm to 1pm - Silly Joe songs & stories
1pm to 3pm - Lost Northern Tribe music
12pm to 4pm - Find your brick on the patio

Grand Opening fun includes Silly Joe Songs and Stories!
GET LOST IN THE LIBRARY - from 12pm to 4pm

  • With Giveaways by Library entrance and maps for self-guided tours
  • A Scavenger Hunt ( prize drawing 3:30pm)
  • Library video shorts: patron stories (1st level)
  • Browse the Media Arts Council art exhibit  (2nd level)
  • Children’s activity stations (2nd level)
  • and check out their enhanced Audio-Book Collection (1st level)
  • The new building also includes state of the art library lighting, a tech bar with pub chair seating to use your devices, 10 public computer stations and meeting space for up to 100 people. 


  • Paws for Reading Therapy Dogs will be on hand from Noon to 1:00pm-- children can read aloud to a therapy dog (or cat, or bunny!) in order to improve reading and communication skills. (After all, the pups won't care if the reading isn't perfect!)
  • And Elmwood Park Zoo is bringing a few animal friends to the party from 2:30 to 3:30pm

"Anyone who says they only have one life to live,
must not know how to read a book."  -- Author unknown
RSVP requested online at Eventbrite. Or, call 610-566-1918 between July 11th and 15th.  

New Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 12pm – 4pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4pm (Closed July-Aug)

1 East Front Street, Media, PA 19063
PH: 610-566-1918