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Perkiomen Valley Library at Schwenksville
a branch of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
serving the residents of Collegeville, Trappe, and Schwenksville Boroughs
plus Perkiomen, Lower Frederick, Skippack and Upper Salford Townships

290 Second Street    ~    Schwenksville, PA 19473
phone: 610-287-8360    website: www.pvlibrary.net

                 

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For a complete listing of library programs for the next three months please see our programming calendar here.  The online programming calendar allows you to set up an email reminder to yourself and it also allows you to send a friend a notice about a program you think they would enjoy.  Check it out.

For information on Storytimes, please see the Storytime page.

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Adopt-a-Book

 

A great way to honor someone special.

1) Click here and print out the form.

2) Fill in all the need information.

3) Mail the form and a check to Montgomery County - Norristown Public Library

Note: the funds you submit will go to the materials budget of the library you designate.

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Call 610-287-8360 for updates on programs.

Community Yoga

           Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

 

Science in the Summer

           ONLINE REGISTRATION BEGINS MAY 5 AT 12:00 NOON at www.scienceinthesummer.com

           FREE hands-on science for children entering grades 2-6.

           Classes will be held Wed., July 6 & Thurs., July 7.

           Level 1 (grades 2 & 3) - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; Level 2 (grades 4-6) - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

           The Science in the Summer theme for 2016 is Physical Science. Why does a compass always point north?  How does a light switch work?  Find out this summer.

           Registration is required.  (NO phone registrations will be taken)

 

Writers Assemble

            Wednesday, May 25 at 4:00 pm

            Join a monthly writing club!  Meet other people who love to write. Come to write, or to get or give feedback.

            No advanced registration required.

 

BLOCK PARTY!!

           Saturday, May 28 at 10:00 am.

           Recommended for ages 3-6.  What is a BLOCK PARTY?  It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles, and people!  Playing with blocks develops you child's eye-hand coordination.  The BLOCK PARTY Programs are part of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries "Cruise Into Kindergarten" program grant.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Storytime with Miss Madeline

            Thursdays, June 4 - July 28 at 10:30 am

            Ages 3-6 with adult.  Miss Madeline returns!  Enjoy stories and basic literary skills with Madeline Conte.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

June Jazz @ the Zoo

           Thursday, June 2 at Elmwood Zoo, 5-8 pm

           Featuring the N-Town Band.  All proceeds benefit the library's materials budget.  $50 per person includes Music, Hor D'oerves, Silent Auction and the zoo.  Enjoy an adult night out at the zoo and support the library.  For tickets call 610-278-5100 x140.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 pm

           Join a new knitting group.  Beginners are welcome.  This will be an ongoing group meeting on the first Thursday of each month.  Share your projects, learn a new stitch, make new friends.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, June 6 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and Teens!  Do you like reading young adult literature?  The book to be discussed in June is Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier  Copies are available at the library.

 

Social Security Changes and Selections, What Are Your Strategies?

          Tuesday, June 7, 6-8 pm

          Presented by Jessica Burger of uFinancial Group.  When it comes to Social Security retirement benefits, your decision shouldn't be based on "one-size-fits-all" assumptions.  Your age, marital status, health and financial needs are all important considerations.

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, June 9, 6-8 pm

          All ages!  Drop-in and read to certified pet therapy dogs.  No appointment needed!  Come practice your read-aloud skills.  All ages and reading abilities welcome!

 

Summer Reading begins!

          Saturday, June 11 - Saturday, August 13

          Fall Grades PreK-5 - On Your Mark!

          Fall Grades 6-12 - Get in the Game!

               Fall Grades PreK - 12 ~ earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly & grand), DVD rental, book purchases.

               Pick up your reading log at the library or download it here (available June 11).

          Adults - Exercise You Mind!

                Each book review form is an entry ticket for the weekly prize drawings.  One Grand prize will be provided by the Perkiomen Valley Library Advisory Board.

                Pick up your review forms at the library or download it here (available June 11).

 

Coloring for Adults

           Monday, June 13 at 6:00 pm

           Ages 16 and up.  Coloring helps us de-stress because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our own worries.  Coloring pages and colored pencils are provided, however, you are invited to bring your own supplies.

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 (no movie July 4) at 2:00 pm

            June 20 - Finding Nemo (rated G, 101 mins)

            For complete list click here.

            Popcorn and drinks will be available.  Feel free to bring your own comfortable chair to lounge in.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

           Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm

           Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The June title to be discussed is Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

 

On Your Mark Magic Show with Eddy Ray

           Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm

           All ages!  Witness the hilarious antics of Eddy Ray's special pet, Richard the Fox.  A magic show full of comedy, audience interaction, amazing magic and pure FUN for the family.

 

Science Discovery Time

            Wednesdays, June 22-August 10 (no program July 6), 2:00-4:00 pm

            Drop-in with your adult for one-on-one science discovery.

            No advanced registration required.

 

Make N' Take Days!

            Thursdays, June 23- August 11 (no program July 7), 2:00-4:00 pm

            Walk-in anytime between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm and take home something to cherish.

            No advanced registration required.

 

Game Days!

            Fridays, June 24-August 12, 2:00-4:00pm

            Drop-in with your friends and play a variety of games.  Different games each week!

            No advanced registration required.

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 (no movie July 4) at 2:00 pm

            June 27 - Air Bud World Pup (rated G, 83 mins)

            For complete list click here.

            Popcorn and drinks will be available.  Feel free to bring your own comfortable chair to lounge in.

 

Writers Assemble

            Wednesday, June 29 at 4:00 pm

            Join a monthly writing club!  Meet other people who love to write. Come to write, or to get or give feedback.

            No advanced registration required.

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Call the library for more information about any events at 610-287-8360.

   

 


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The Perkiomen Valley Library at Schwenksville is a branch of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library and is a participating member of the Pennsylvania Access program.