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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


Facebook Photo Contest Celebrating Author Jordan Sonnenblick!

           May 1-31 for grades 6-12

           Submit a "family friendly" photograph inspired by one of Jordan Sonnenblick's books to (put photo contest in the subject line).  Include your name (first & last), fall 2015 grade and your phone number.  See details on flyer.  VOTE NOW!!! "Like" your favorite photo on the library's facebook page.  Voting goes to June 16th!


Science in the Summer - Oceanography

           FREE hands-on science. Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline.

           Monday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 7 (participants MUST attend both days)

           Grades 2-3, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

           Grades 4,5 & 6, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

           Registration is required.  ALL registration will be online.

           (NOTE: a valid email address will be required)


Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, May 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.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, June  1 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and teens!  Do you enjoy reading young adult literature?  The title to discuss in June is Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick. Copies are available at the library.


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.


June Jazz @ the Zoo


           Thursday, June 4 at Elmwood Zoo, 5-8 pm

           Featuring the N Town Band.  All proceeds benefit the library's materials budget.

           $50 per person includes Music, Hors D'oeurves, Silent Auction and Elmwood Zoo.

           For tickets call 610-278-5100 x140.



           Thursday, June 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.


Tail Waggin Tales

           Thursday, June 11, 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.


FREE SUMMER READING CLUBS  - June 13 to August 15

         Record your reading! 

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

         Fall grades 6-12 ~ Unmask!

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

         Adults ~ Escape the Ordinary ~ weekly prize basket drawing MCNPL-wide


Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The June title to be discussed is Unremarried Widow by Artis Henderson  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


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.


Meet Author Jordan Sonnenblick!

           Tuesday, June 23 at 4:30 pm

           Meet Jordan Sonnenblick, author of many popular books including Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie, Notes from the Midnight Driver, Zen and the Art of Faking It, Curveball: the Year I Lost My Grip and many more!

          Call 610-287-8360.


Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, June 24 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.


Every HERO Has A Story Magic Show with Eddy Ray

          Tuesday, June 30 at 7:00 pm

          Witness the hilarious antics of Eddy Ray's special pet, Richard the Fox.  A magic show full of comedy, audience interaction, amazing magic and pure FUN for the family.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.


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 1to 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.

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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.