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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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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.

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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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Winter weather policy - if Perkiomen Valley School District closes or opens late due to inclement weather, scheduled 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)

           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 yoga.vaayu@gmail.com.

 

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.

  

Science Fun Day

          Tuesday, March 28 at 4:30 pm

          Ages 4-12.  Come do some fun science experiments with magnets!  Different topics are explored each month!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.    

 

Writers Assemble

            Thursday, March 30 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

 

Knitters!

           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, April 8, 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!  Please note: parking is limited, arrive early.

            11:00 am ~ ages 0-3

            11:15 am ~ ages 4-6

            11:30 am ~ ages 7 and up

 

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

 

Science Fun Day

          Tuesday, April 18 at 4:30 pm

          Ages 4-12. Come do some fun science experiments with magnets!  Different topics are explored each month!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360. 

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, April 18 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 April is Unseen World by Liz Moore.  Copies of the book are available the library.

 

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.

 

Writers Assemble

            Thursday, April 27 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

 

Discover the Best Kept Secret in the Valley  #PVL60yrs

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

Perkiomen Valley Library has been on Second Street since 1957!  Come celebrate!  Checkout the building and great activities.  Light refreshments, music and displays of library programs. Get hands-on with the library's BLOCK PARTY blocks, Play K stations and the cool science materials provided by a grant by DOW.  Meet a few of the library's pet therapy dogs from the library's Tail Waggin' Tales program.  Meet the author of Trappe's 300 Anniversary Book, Lisa Minardi (copies available to purchase). And more!  Call 610-287-8360.  The library is located at 290 Second Street, Schwenksville, PA.

 

Science in the Summer: The Science of Sports (not a sports camp)

July 5 & 6 (young scientists must attend both days)

Fall grades 2 & 3 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Fall grades 4, 5, & 6 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Required online registration begins at 12:00 pm (noon) on Thursday, May 4th.  Go to: www.scienceinthesummer.com (valid email address is required for the online registration)

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 pm

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

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, May 9, 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

 

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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.