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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: 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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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 yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

 

Storytime with Miss Madeline

            Thursdays, June 4 - July 28 at 10:30 am

            Ages 3-6 with adult.  Miss Madeline returns!  Enjoy stories and basic literary skills with Madeline Conte.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Summer Reading begins!

          Saturday, June 11 - Saturday, August 13

          Fall Grades PreK-5 - On Your Mark!

          Fall Grades 6-12 - Get in the Game!

               Fall Grades PreK - 12 ~ earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly & grand), DVD rentals, book purchases.

               Pick up your reading log at the library or download it here.

          Adults - Exercise You Mind!

                Each book review form is an entry ticket for the weekly prize drawings.  One Grand prize will be provided by the Perkiomen Valley Library Advisory Board.  Adults ~ See the recommended reading list (5-star rating) other adults have enjoyed.  Click here!

                Pick up your review forms at the library or download it here.

 

Science Discovery Time

            Wednesdays, June 22-August 10 (no program July 6), 2:00-4:00 pm

            Drop-in with your adult for one-on-one science discovery.

            No advanced registration required.

 

Make N' Take Days!

            Thursdays, June 23- August 11 (no program July 7), 2:00-4:00 pm

            Walk-in anytime between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm and take home something to cherish.

            No advanced registration required.

 

Game Days!

            Fridays, June 24-August 12, 2:00-4:00 pm

            Drop-in with your friends and play a variety of games.  Different games each week!

            No advanced registration required.

 

Picnic Stories

           Wednesdays, July 6-August 10 at 12:30 pm

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

            No advanced registration required.

 

Baby Storytime

             Fridays, July 8-August 12  at 10:30 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.

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 (no movie July 4) at 2:00 pm

            July 25 ~ Cars (rated G, 116 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

"Ready! Set! Read!" with Miss Maggie

             Tuesday, July 26 at 2:00 pm

             All ages!  Miss Maggie, Peggy Gernerd, is a children's performer who combines singing, guitar, percussion, poems and stories to entertain and teach children of all ages!  Adults, too!

 

Writers Assemble

            Wednesday, July 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.

            No advanced registration required

 

Pokémon Go Pokéstop

            Thursday, July 28 - 6:30-8:00 pm

            Checkout the Perkiomen Valley Pokéstop!  Lures will be used to attract Pokémon!  Share tips and tricks with other Pokémon hunters and trainers!

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 at 2:00 pm

            August 1 ~ Pokemon (not rated, 75 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 pm

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

 

Olympic Kick-Off Party!

            Thursday, August 4, 2-4 pm

            All ages!  Get ready for the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics!  Learn about the olympics, the sports and the athletes!  Enjoy some Olympic themed crafts and games!

             Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Pinterest Craft Night!

            Thursday, August 4 at 6:00 pm

            Ages 10 and up.  Decorate your own picture frame and make a photo collage!  Bring your friends.

            Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 at 2:00 pm

            August 8 ~ Space Jam (rated PG, 87 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

Puppets Pizzazz

            Tuesday, August 9 at 6:30 pm

            All ages!  "Being Healthy, Being the Best You Can Be!"  This entertaining program combines puppets, humor, and the newest songs to teach kids about many important topics.  It's a lot of fun and the kids love it!

 

Movies @ the Library

            Mondays, June 20-August 15 at 2:00 pm

            August 15 ~ Love Bug (rated G, 108 mins)

            For complete list click here.

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

 

4-H Babysitting course

            Monday, Aug 15 - Friday, Aug 19, 12:30 - 2 pm

            Ages 11 and up.  Participants must attend all 5 sessions.  Class size is limited.

            The course is designed to help prepare young teens to baby-sit their siblings or other youngsters safely and to deal with emergencies that may come up.

            The course fee is $30 per student.  Registration is required.  Pick up a registration form at the library or call the Penn State Cooperative Extension's 4-H Office at 610-489-4315.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, August 16 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 August is The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.  Copies of the book are available the library.

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Tuesday, August 30, 2-7 pm

             Make an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org.  The Blood Drive will be held in the auditorium.  Please use Church Street entrance.

             Walk-ins welcomed, however, appointments are highly recommended.

 

Writers Assemble

            Wednesday, August 31 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.

            No advanced registration required

 

2016 Quilt Raffle

           Sept 2-4 varies times

           Support the library!  See the quilts and get your tickets are Landis Supermarket in Schwenksville.  Tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5.  Tickets on sale at the checkout desk at the library now!  Winner will be drawn Friday, Nov. 25,

 

Chair Yoga

           Mondays, 2:00-3:00 pm >>>> Starting Sept 12

           Gentle yoga for people with less mobility, led by certified yoga instructor, Kamini Patel. $5 per session (funds provide books and supplies to children in India.)  Email questions to: kaminipat@yahoo.com.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, September 20 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 September is The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff.  Copies of the book are available the library.

 

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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.