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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.

 

Preschool Storytime

          Thursdays, Jan 28 - May 12 at 10:30 am

           Ages 2-5 with adult.  Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays while learning basic literacy.  Each program includes a story extending craft of activity.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

BLOCK PARTY!!

           Saturday, April 30 at 10:00 am.

           Recommended for ages 3-6.  What is a BLOCK PARTY?  It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles, and people!  Playing with blocks develops you child's eye-hand coordination as well as math and science skills.  Plus it is a lot of fun!  Come play, build, and learn together at a block party.  The next BLOCK PARTY will be May 28.  The BLOCK PARTY Programs are part of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries "Cruise Into Kindergarten" program grant.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, May 2 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and Teens!  Do you like reading young adult literature?  The book to be discussed in May is Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare.  Copies are available at the library.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, May 5 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.

 

Science in the Summer

           ONLINE REGISTRATION BEGINS MAY 5 AT 12:00 NOON at www.scienceinthesummer.com

           FREE hands-on science for children entering grades 2-6.

           Classes will be held Wed., July 6 & Thurs., July 7.

           Level 1 (grades 2 & 3) - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm; Level 2 (grades 4-6) - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

           The Science in the Summer theme for 2016 is Physical Science. Why does a compass always point north?  How does a light switch work?  Find out this summer.

           Registration is required.  (NO phone registrations will be taken)

 

Coloring for Adults

           Monday, May 9 at 6:00 pm

           Ages 16 and up.  Coloring helps us de-stress because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our own worries.  Coloring pages and colored pencils are provided, however, you are invited to bring your own supplies.

 

Science Discovery Class

           Wednesday, May 9 at 4:00 pm

           Ages 4-12.  FREE hands-on science.  Science materials made possible by a grant from DOW.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, May 12, 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!

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

           Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm

           Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The May title to be discussed is Fair Fight by Anna Freeman.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Wednesday, May 18, 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.

 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

            Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 pm

            Ages 3 and up with adult.  Come with your stuffed friend for stories, including Kite Day! by Will Hillenbrand and a craft!  When you go home, you stuffed friend will stay for a sleepover at the library.  Come back on Friday, May 20, 12-6 pm to pick up your friend and see pictures of all the sleepover fun.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Spring Into Music

            Saturday, May 21 at 10 am

            Enjoy a FREE recital style concert coordinated by Eagle Scout canidate, John Antosh.  Light refreshments will be available following the concert.

 

BLOCK PARTY!!

           Saturday, May 28 at 10:00 am.

           Recommended for ages 3-6.  What is a BLOCK PARTY?  It is an hour of fun just playing with wooden blocks and our play animals, vehicles, and people!  Playing with blocks develops you child's eye-hand coordination.  The BLOCK PARTY Programs are part of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries "Cruise Into Kindergarten" program grant.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

June Jazz @ the Zoo

           Thursday, June 2 at Elmwood Zoo, 5-8 pm

           Featuring the N-Town Band.  All proceeds benefit the library's materials budget.  $50 per person includes Music, Hor D'oerves, Silent Auction and the zoo.  Enjoy an adult night out at the zoo and support the library.  For tickets call 610-278-5100 x140.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, June 2 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.

 

Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, June 6 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and Teens!  Do you like reading young adult literature?  The book to be discussed in June is Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier  Copies are available at the library.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, June 9, 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!

 

Coloring for Adults

           Monday, June 13 at 6:00 pm

           Ages 16 and up.  Coloring helps us de-stress because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our own worries.  Coloring pages and colored pencils are provided, however, you are invited to bring your own supplies.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

           Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm

           Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The June title to be discussed is Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at 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.