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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.

 

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.

 

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 rentals, book purchases.

               Pick up your reading log at the library or download it here.

          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.

 

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.

 

Science in the Summer

           ONLINE REGISTRATION BEGAN 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)

 

Picnic Stories

           Wednesdays, July 6-August 10 at 12:30 pm

           All ages Welcome!  Stories on the lawn of the library! (inside if ground is wet)  Bring your lunch and a blanket to sit on!

            No advanced registration required.

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, July 7 at 6:30 pm

           Bring your needles and yarn, share your projects, learn a new stitch, and make new friends.  Beginners welcome!

 

Baby Storytime

             Fridays, July 8-August 12  at 10:30 am

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

           Held upstairs in the children's area of the library.

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

 

Music of the Valley Concert

           Saturday, July 9 at 10:00 am

           All ages!  A FREE concert performed by student musicians from the community.  Light refreshments will be available after the concert.  The concert is part of John Antosh's Eagle Scout Project.  If you are a musician and would like to perform please send an email to:  johnantoshjr@live.com.

 

Movies @ the Library

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

            July 11~ Monsters University (rated G, 104 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

Power & Energy presented by the Sciencetellers

           Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30 pm

           Experience the science of power and energy through several exciting, hands-on experiments that will have you laughing, learning and having fun!

 

Community Yoga for Kids!

            Wednesday, July 13

            Ages 4-9 with adult at 9:30 am

            Ages 10 and up at 11:00 pm

            Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, the instructor of hte library's adult Community Yoga classes, for a FREE introduction to yoga for children.  Participants should bring a yoga mat or a large towel and wear loose, comfortable clothes.  Please email yoga questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

             Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, July 14, 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!

 

BYOT: Minecraft Night

          Thursday, July 14, 6-8 pm

           Ages 8 and up.  Bring your own tablet (or laptop!  Also bring your Minecraft account information, your library card and PIN (needed to access wifi).  Play Minecraft, have snacks, do activities and show off your Minecraft creations.

             Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Movies @ the Library

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

            July 18 ~ Hercules (rated G, 95 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, July 19 at 6:30 pm

           Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The July title to be discussed is Quiet by Susan Cain.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

 

Movies @ the Library

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

            July 25 ~ Cars (rated 6, 116 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

"Ready! Set! Read!" with Miss Maggie

             Tuesday, July 26 at 2:00 pm

             All ages!  Miss Maggie, Peggy Gernerd, is a children's performer who combines singing, guitar, percussion, poems and stories to entertain and teach children of all ages!  Adults, too!

 

Writers Assemble

            Wednesday, July 27 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

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 at 2:00 pm

            August 1 ~ Pokemon (not rated, 75 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 pm

           Bring your needles and yarn, share your projects, learn a new stitch, and make new friends.  Beginners welcome!

 

Olympic Kick-Off Party!

            Thursday, August 4, 2-4 pm

            All ages!  Get ready for the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics!  Learn about the olympics, the sports and the athletes!  Enjoy some Olympic themed crafts and games!

             Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Pinterest Craft Night!

            Thursday, August 4 at 6:00 pm

            Ages 10 and up.  Decorate your own picture frame and make a photo collage!  Bring your friends.

            Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 at 2:00 pm

            August 8 ~ Space Jam (rated PG, 87 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 at 2:00 pm

            August 15 ~ Love Bug (rated G, 108 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

4-H Babysitting course

            Monday, Aug 15 - Friday, Aug 19, 12:30 - 2 pm

            Ages 11 and up.  Participants must attend all 5 sessions.  Class size is limited.

            The course is designed to help prepare young teens to baby-sit their siblings or other youngsters safely and to deal with emergencies that may come up.

            The course fee is $30 per student.  Registration is required.  Pick up a registration form at the library or call the Penn State Cooperative Extension's 4-H Office at 610-489-4315.

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Tuesday, August 30, 2-7 pm

             Make an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org.  The Blood Drive will be held in the auditorium.  Please use Church Street entrance.

             Walk-ins welcomed, however, appointments are highly recommended.

 

Writers Assemble

            Wednesday, August 31 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

 

NEW HOURS FOR THE LIBRARY!   Beginning 9/6/2016            

             Monday 10 am - 8 pm

             Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm

             Wednesday 10 am - 8 pm

             Thursday 12 pm - 6 pm

             Friday 12 pm - 6 pm

             Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

             Sunday - Closed

 

 

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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.