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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)  ~~ NO CLASS MON. SEPT 7

           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.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, September 3 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.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, September 10, 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!

 

Forever Young Book Discussion

          Monday, September 14 at 7:00 pm

          Adults and Teens!  This group is for adults and teens who enjoy young adult literature.  The title to discuss in September is I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the library.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The September title to be discussed is Identical by Scott Turow.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Preschool Storytime

          Thursdays, September 24 to November 12 at 10:30 am

          Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360 to register.

 

Spooky Stories

           Saturday, September 26 at 10:30 am

           Ages 8 and up.  Listen to spooky stories told by actors from the DCP Theatre in Telford, PA.  Hear Dem Bones, A Knife in the Grave, The Vender Viper and more!  See the DCP website for details on their upcoming presentation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.  Call DCP at 215-234-0966 OR click here.

 

Railroads of King of Prussia: The Past Leads to the Future

          Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30 pm

          Climb aboard with author, Michael Shaw, as he speaks about the history of the local railroads.  Learn the rich 175-year history of the railroads in nearby King of Prussia.  (copies of Mr. Shaw's book will be available after the program."

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, September 30 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.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, October 1 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.

 

Baby Storytime

           Fridays, October 2-30 at 10:30 am

           Ages 6-24 mos with Adult. Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360 to register.

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

             Monday, October 5 at 7:00 pm

             Adults and Teens! Do you like reading young adult literature?  The book to be discussed in October is Legend by Marie Lu.  Copies will be available at the library.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, October 8, 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!

 

Bag-It!

          Monday, October 12 at 1:00 pm

          Decorate a bag for for you Halloween goodies.  Stay and watch a movie at 2:00 pm

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Movie Day!

          Monday, October 12 at 2:00 pm

          All ages!  Watch a Scooby Doo movie for Halloween.  Refreshments will be available.  Come early and make a Halloween goodie bag!

 

Planting for Fall Color

         Tuesday, October 13 at 6:30 pm

         Get your garden ready for the fall with Master Gardener, Susan Doblmaier.  Perfect for people looking to have a year-round garden.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Fall Book Sale

          Saturday, October 17, 9 am to 2 pm ~ Bag sale 12-2 pm

          All proceeds benefit the library!  Stock up on gentle used books and support your library.

          Quilt raffle tickets will be on sale!  (The 2015 Quilt raffle drawing is Fri., Nov. 27)

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The October title to be discussed is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, October 21 at 4:00 pm <<  schedule change ~ 3rd week instead of 4th week

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

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

 

National Novel Writing Month

           Tuesday, October 27 at 6:00 pm

           Learn about National Novel Writing Month.  Have you ever wanted to try and write a novel?  Learn the basics and get inspired!

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

            Monday, November 2 at 7:00 pm

            Adults and Teens! Do you like reading young adult literature?  The book to be discussed in November is to be determined. Copies will be available at the library.

 

Movie Day!

            Tuesday, November 3 at 2:00 pm

            School is out!  Come watch a movie with a friend.  Bring your comfy seat to lounge in.  Refreshments will be available.

 

National Novel Writing Month

            Tuesday, November 3, 10, 17 & 24, 6-8 pm

            Learn about National Novel Writing Month at http://nanowrimo.com. Can you write a 50,000-word rough draft in the 30 days of November?  Wanna try?  (50,000 words is a goal NOT a requirement)

 

 

 

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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.