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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:


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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.



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


Preschool Storytime with Miss Madeline

          Thursdays, June 4 - August 13 at 10:30 am

          Ages 3-6 with adult.  Enjoy stories and basic literacy skills with Madeline Conte.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


FREE SUMMER READING CLUBS  - June 13 to August 15

         Record your reading and earn prizes! 

         Fall grades Pre-K - 5 ~ Every Hero Has a Story - reading log

         Fall grades 6-12 ~ Unmask! - reading log

                Pre-K - Grade 12 ~ Earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly and grand), DVD rental, book purchases

         Adults ~ Escape the Ordinary - book review form ~ weekly prize basket drawing MCNPL-wide & a Perkiomen Valley Library only Grand Prize courtesy of the Perkiomen Valley Library Advisory Board.


DC Heroes: episodes

           Fridays, June 19 - August 14 (no program July 3) at 2:00 pm

           Watch 3-4 episodes for your favorite Saturday morning TV heroes.


Monday Movies!

           Mondays, June 22 - August 10 (no movie July 6 or 20) at 2:00 pm

           Enjoy FREE movies and popcorn.  Click here for movie list.


Picnic Stories

           Wednesdays, July 1 to August 12 at 12:30 pm

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

           No registration needed.


Science Discovery Time

         Wednesdays, July 1 to August 12, 1:00-3:00 pm

         FREE hands-on science!  Drop-in with your adult for one-on-one science discovery featuring materials made possible by a grant from DOW.

           No registration needed.


Make n' Take Thursdays

          Thursdays, July 2 to August 6, 2:00-4:00 pm

          Come create with your child as we make crafts based on our summer reading hero theme!  Drop-in, be creative, and take home a fun project.


Forever Young Book Discussion

           Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm

           For teens & adults who enjoy young adult books.  The book to be discussed in July is The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han.  Copies are available at the library. 

           No registration needed.


Comic Books: Where to Start

           Tuesday, July 7 at 6:00 pm

          All ages!  Interested in reading comic books, but you aren't sure what is a good starting point?  Discover superheroes in comics with suggestions of places to start for all your favorite characters and some you may have never heard before.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Tail Waggin Tales

           Thursday, July 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.



           Thursday, July 9 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, July 10-August 7 at 10:30 am

           Ages 6-24 mos with adult.  Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Superhero Trivia Contest

          Tuesday, July 14 at 6:00 pm

          Teens!  Test your superhero knowledge.  Participate individually or in a group.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Superheroes of Science!

           Monday, July 20 at 2:00 pm

           Ages 5-12 with adults.  Dinoman will connect science and scientists using amazing props, magic and merry mayhem with one large blow-up dinosaur plus liquid nitrogen, shooting toilet paper, super levitation, entangled electrons, and great stories.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, July 21 16 at 7:00 pm

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

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


Duct Tape Creations!

          Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm

          Teens! Bring a roll of duct tape to share and make a duct tape wallet or book bag or ??

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Unmask Your Inner Playwright

          Monday, July 27 & Tuesday, July 28

          Grades 6-8: 10:00-11:30 am

          Grades 9-12: 12:00-1:30 pm

          Learn about playwriting and creating realistic characters in this two-day mini workshop.  Write and perform your own scene!  Learn the basics of writing plays with Julieanne Evans.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, July 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.

           Registration requested.  Call 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.