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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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Pictures from library programs       ALSO, see the library's FACEBOOK page for library program pictures.

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.



Winter weather policy - if Perkiomen Valley School District closes or opens late due to inclement weather, schedule program may be cancelled.

Please note this does not effect the whether to library closes or changes hours. 

Call 610-287-8360 to confirm any changes.  The library's outgoing message will be updated as needed.


Call 610-287-8360 for updates on programs..


Community Yoga

           Mondays at 7:30 pm (ongoing)  << no class Feb. 20

           Teens and adults. $5 per class.  (50% of class fee benefits the Perkiomen Valley Library)  Join Adjoa Amoah-Aggrey, RYT, for all levels of yoga.  Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners welcome! 

            Email questions to


Baby Storytime

            Tuesdays, Feb 21, Mar 7 & 21 at 9:30 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.


Preschool Storytime
             Thursday, January 19-March 30 at 10:15 am

             Thursday, April 20-June 9 at 10:15 am
             Ages 2-5 with adult. Enjoy stories with songs introducing early literacy skills.

             Held downstairs in the library's Auditorium. Use Church St entrance.
             Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360 to register.


Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, February 14, 6-8 pm

           All ages welcome!  Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pet therapy dog!  Drop-in each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends!

            No advanced registration required


Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm

             Join a lively books discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The title to be discussed in February is History of Love by Nicole Krauss.  Copies of the book are available the library.


Writers Assemble

            Thursday, February 23 at 4:30 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


History, Science & Art of Sheep and Wool

           Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 pm

           Join the library's knitters for a presentation by Anne Aycock, Shepherd and Co-Owner of the local yarn company, Mountain Laurel Yarn.  Feel free to bring your own yarn project.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

          Saturday, March 4 at 10:30 am.

          Come share stories, activities, and snacks!  Meet The Cat in the Hat!  Bring your camera!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Movie Day!  Disney's Moana

           Tuesday, March 7 at 6:00 pm

           Enjoy the movie on the day of its release!  FREE movie and popcorn.  Bring your friends.


Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, March 14, 6-8 pm

           All ages welcome!  Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pet therapy dog!  Drop-in each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends!

            No advanced registration required


Science Fun Day

          Tuesday, March 21 at 4:30 pm

          Come do some fun science experiments with magnets!  Different topics are explored each month!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.    


Essential Oils Workshop

           Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 pm

            Megan Koppel will introduce essential oils that help with allergies.  $5 materials fee payable at the workshop.

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.    



           Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 pm

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



Spring Book Sale


           Friday, April 7, 6-9 pm - Preview Night & Dessert Party.  Tickets available at the checkout desk for $5 in advance.  Tickets at the doors will be $7.  Enjoy free desserts while browsing through the book sale.

            Saturday, March 31, 9 am - 1 pm - Book Sale refreshments will be available to purchase.


Easter Egg Hunt


           Saturday, April 8

           Join us for a FREE Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn in front of the library (rain or shine) with the Easter Bunny!  No advanced registration is required.  Bring your camera!


Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, April 11, 6-8 pm

           All ages welcome!  Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pet therapy dog!  Drop-in each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends!

            No advanced registration required


Going Green

          Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 pm

          Join Master Gardener, Sharon Gross to learn about how you can help the environment in your own garden!  Get some great tips for your gardening and celebrate Earth Day!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.




Discover the Best Kept Secret in the Valley


Save the date!!!  Saturday, April 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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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.