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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, and Skippack Townships

290 Second Street    ~    Schwenksville, PA 19473
phone: 610-287-8360    website:


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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.




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.



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


Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The November  title is Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


Collegeville Farmer's Market Stories

             Saturday, November 22, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

             Perkiomen Valley Library presents Stories at the Market at the Collegeville Farmer's Market on the 4th Saturday of each month, May to October.  Kids enjoy stories with Miss Haylie and swap your books!  The Collegeville Farmer's Market is located on Main St. in Collegeville behind DaVinci's Pub.


Science Discovery class

          Monday, November 24 at 4:00 pm

           Free hands-on science for ages 4-12.  Explore the world of science.  Materials and activities made possible by a grant from DOW.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, December 1 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and teens!  Do you enjoy reading young adult literature?  The title to discuss in December is Delirium by Lauren Oliver.  Copies are available at the library.



           Thursday, December 4 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.



         Saturday, December 6, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm  << mark your calendars.

         Enjoy cookies and crafts with Santa.  Don't forget to bring your camera!

         Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

         Please note: a separate sign up for visits with Santa will be at the program.


Tail Waggin' Tales

           Thursday, December 11, 6-8 pm

            All ages welcome! Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pat therapy dog!  Drop-in on the second Thursday each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends.  No registration is required.


Library BLOCS (Building Legos of Cool Science)

           Saturday, December 13 at 10:30 am

           Ages 4-8.  Learn math and science concepts with Maureen Calvert.  Library BLOCS will introduce a different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concept each month using Lego™ blocks.  Decmeber will feature motion and cars.

           Registration required.  Space is limited.  Call 610-287-8360.


Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The December   title is The Woman Who Wasn't There by Robin Gaby Fisher.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


White Christmas Sing-Along

          Tuesday, December 23 at 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm

          Sing-along to a classic!  All ages welcome!  Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye star as two song-and-dance men who team up after the was to see a charming New England inn through its holiday season,  Sin along to Irving Berlins classics including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Sisters," "Blue Skies," and, of course, "White Christmas."

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


Movie Day!

          Monday, December 29 at 2:00 pm

          School is out!  Come watch a movie with your friends.  The Iron Giant (rated PG, 84 mins) will be shown.  Enjoy the movie and popcorn.  Optional: bring your own comfortable chair to lounge in.

           No registration is required.


Game Day!

          Tuesday, December 30, 2:00-4:00 pm

           Bring a friend and join the fun!  Come play all sorts of games at the library.

           No registration is 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.