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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, and Skippack Townships

290 Second Street    ~    Schwenksville, PA 19473
phone: 610-287-8360    website: www.pvlibrary.net

                 

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Winter 2015 Quarterly Newsletter

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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 IN CASE OF SNOW or INCLEMENT WEATHER.

 

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.

 

Library BLOCS (Building Legos of Cool Science)

           Saturday, December 13 at 10:30 am

           Ages 4-8.  Learn math and science concepts with Maureen Calvert.  Library BLOCS will introduce a different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concept each month using Lego™ blocks.  December will feature motion and cars.

           Registration required.  Space is limited.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The December   title is The Woman Who Wasn't There by Robin Gaby Fisher.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

White Christmas Sing-Along

          Tuesday, December 23 at 2:00 pm & 6:30 pm

          Sing-along to a classic!  All ages welcome!  Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye star as two song-and-dance men who team up after the was to see a charming New England inn through its holiday season,  Sin along to Irving Berlins classics including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Sisters," "Blue Skies," and, of course, "White Christmas."

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Movie Day!

          Monday, December 29 at 2:00 pm

          School is out!  Come watch a movie with your friends.  The Iron Giant (rated PG, 84 mins) will be shown.  Enjoy the movie and popcorn.  Optional: bring your own comfortable chair to lounge in.

           No registration is required.

 

Game Day!

          Tuesday, December 30, 2:00-4:00 pm

           Bring a friend and join the fun!  Come play all sorts of games at the library.

           No registration is required.

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, January 5 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and teens!  Do you enjoy reading young adult literature?  The title to discuss in January is Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate.  Copies are available at the library.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, January 8 at 6:30 pm  ~ downstairs in the Auditorium

           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, January 8, 6-8 pm

            All ages welcome! Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pet therapy dog!  Drop-in on the second Thursday each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends.  No registration is required.

 

Library BLOCS (Building Legos of Cool Science)

           Saturday, January 10 at 10:30 am

           Ages 4-8.  Learn math and science concepts with Maureen Calvert.  Library BLOCS will introduce a different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concept each month using Lego™ blocks. 

           Registration required.  Space is limited.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

History with a Bang

           Tuesday, January 13 at 7 pm  (snowdate: Jan. 27)

           Avid gun collector, Jim Emert will display and discuss historical firearms including replicas and original firearms from 1400 through WWII.

           Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Science Discovery class

           Friday, January 16 at 4:00 pm

           Free hands-on science for ages 4-12.  Explore the world of science.  Materials and activities made possible by a grant from DOW.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, January 20 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The January title to discuss is The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Preschool Storytime

          Thursdays, January 22 - May 14

          Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories, songs and finger plays introducing early literacy skills.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Thursday, January 29, 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.

 

Candy Bar Bingo

          Saturday, January 31 at 10:30 am

          All ages!  Bring a full size chocolate bar to share as a bingo prize!  You might win it back!

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, February 2 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and teens!  Do you enjoy reading young adult literature?  The title to discuss in February is Alchemyst by Michael Scott.  Copies are available at the library.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, February 5 at 6:30 pm  ~ downstairs in the Auditorium

           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, February 12, 6-8 pm ~ upstairs in the library

            All ages welcome! Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pet therapy dog!  Drop-in on the second Thursday each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends.  No registration is required.

 

Anti-Valentine's Day Zombie Party

           Friday, February 13 at 4:00 pm

           Details coming!

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, February 17 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The February title to discuss is to be determined.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Science Discovery class

           Friday, February 20 at 4:00 pm

           Free hands-on science for ages 4-12.  Explore the world of science.  Materials and activities made possible by a grant from DOW.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Library BLOCS (Building Legos of Cool Science)

         Saturday, February 21 at 10:30 am

         Ages 4-8.  Learn math and science concepts with Maureen Calvert.  Library BLOCS will introduce a different STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concept each month using Lego™ blocks. 

         Registration required.  Space is limited.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Community Music School Concert

         Saturday, February 21 at 12:30 pm

         Join us at the library for a concert of strings music performed by Community Music School's talented students directed by Ray Mallari, Suzuki Dept. Chair.  Community Music School is located in Trappe and offers a variety of music education programs for all ages.  www.cmsmusic.org  The concert will be in the auditorium.  For information call 610-287-8360.

 

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

          Saturday, February 28 at 10:30 am

          Share stories, activities and snacks!  Bring your camera and meet The Cat in the Hat!

          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.