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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: 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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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! 

            Space is limited.  Email questions to yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

 

ONLINE SUMMER READING BEGINS

           Saturday, June 14 to Saturday, August 16

           ALL AGES!!!  Sign up online and record your reading this summer!  Prizes are awarded for children, teens and adults.  Join us all summer for science related fun.  This year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read for children, Spark a Reaction for teens and Literary Elements for adults.

 

Monday Movie Matinee

           Mondays, June 30 to August 11 (no movie July 7) at 2:00 pm

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

           No registration required.  Click here for a list of the movies.

 

Make N' Take Tuesdays

           Tuesdays, July 1 to August 5 (no program July 8) 2:00-4:00 pm

           Bring your adult and come create cool crafts based on our summer reading science theme "Fizz, Boom, Read."  Drop-in 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and take home a fun project.

           No registration required.

 

Picnic Stories

           Wednesdays, July 2 to July 30 at 12:30 pm

           All ages!  Stories on the lawn of the library.  (inside, if ground is damp or excessive heat advisory)  Bring your lunch and a small blanket to sit on.

           No registration required.

 

Book Buddies

            Thursdays, July 10 to August 7 at 2:00 pm

             Ages 3-6.  Share books with volunteer teens, record books shared on your online reading log, and make a simple craft with the teens.  NOTE: August 14 will be a picnic.  Bring your own lunch and dessert will be provided.  Parent / Guardian must stay in building.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Teen Movies

          Thursdays, July 10 to August 7 at 6:00 pm

          Teens!  Chill in the library and watch a movie.  Popcorn and juice will be available.  Feel free to bring your own chair to lounge in.

           No registration required.  Click here for a list of the movies.

 

Baby Storytime

             Fridays, July 11-August 1 at 10:30 am

          Ages 6-24 mos with Adult

          Stories and songs

          Registration requested. Sign up at the library or call 610-287-8360 to register.

 

Frankenstein Science Fridays

           Fridays, July 11 to August 8 at 2:00 pm

           Ages 6-12.  FREE hands-on science projects - different each week!

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.       

 

Forever Young Book Club

            Monday, August 4 at 7:00 pm

            For adults and teen who like to read young adult books.  The title to discuss in August is The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston. Copies of the book are available at the library.

 

Deafinately Magic with Sam Sandler

          Wednesday, August 6 at 6:30 pm

          Enjoy the Hilarious Magic of Sam Sander!  Sam invites you into his world of magic.  A unique interactive magical show with an introduction to sign language. 

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, August 14, 6-8 pm

          Drop-in and read to certified pet therapy dogs.  Practice your read-aloud skills.  All ages and reading abilities are welcome.  To be held upstairs in the library.

           No registration required.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, August 19 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The August title to be discussed is The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

ONLINE SUMMER READING ENDS

           Saturday, August 16

           ALL AGES!!!  Make sure you record your reading for the summer before the program ends!  Prize tickets for children and teens can be collected until Wednesday, August 20th.  The Grand Prize drawing for adult Perkiomen Valley Library participants will held Monday, August 18th..  Fizz, Boom, Read for children, Spark a Reaction for teens and Literary Elements for adults.

 

Collegeville Farmer's Market Stories

             Saturday, August 23, 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.

 

Forever Young Book Club

            Monday, September 8 at 7:00 pm

            For adults and teen who like to read young adult books.  The title to discuss in September is A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray. Copies of the book will be available at the library following the August book discussion.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, September 11, 6-8 pm

          Drop-in and read to certified pet therapy dogs.  Practice your read-aloud skills.  All ages and reading abilities are welcome.  To be held upstairs in the library.

           No registration required.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, September 16 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 Little Bee by Chris Cleave. Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

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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.