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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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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.



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


National Novel Writing Month

            Tuesday, November 3, 10, 17 & 24, 6-8 pm

            Learn about National Novel Writing Month at Can you write a 50,000-word rough draft in the 30 days of November?  Wanna try?  (50,000 words is a goal NOT a requirement)


International Games Day

           Saturday, November 21, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

           All ages!  Join with libraries around the world to celebrate the popularity, educational, recreational, and social value of games!  Bring your friends!  Games and snacks at the library!


Holiday Topiaries

          Tuesday, December 1 at 6:30 pm

          See how to make the perfect holiday decoration in this class taught by Master Gardener Sharon Gross.  Hear about these beautiful decoration and watch a demonstration to learn how to make one yourself.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.



           Thursday, December 3 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.


Cookies with Santa!

           Saturday, December 5, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

           Enjoy cookies with Santa.  Bring your own camera!  Holiday crafts for all ages!

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.  Note: there will be a separate signup for visits with Santa at the program.


Forever Young Adult Book Club

           Monday, December 7 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and Teens!  Do you like reading young adult literature?  The book to be discussed in December is The Princess Bride by William Goldman.  Copies are available at the library.


Science Discovery Class

           Wednesday, December 9 at 4:00 pm

           Ages 4-12.  Fun hands-on science!  Science Discovery materials med possible by a grant from DOW.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Tail Waggin' Tales

          Thursday, December 10, 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, December 14, 6:00-7:00 pm

           Ages 16 and up.  Yes, coloring.  Coloring helps us de-stress because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our worries.  Coloring pages and colored pencils provided.

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Star Wars Fun Day

          Thursday, December 17, 6:00-8:00 pm

          Celebrate the new Star Wars movie with games, crafts and trivia.  Enjoy the animated movie Star Wars: Clone Wars. Costumes optional.


Christmas Movie Marathon

          Tuesday, December 22

          Enjoy your favorite holiday movies and television episodes.  Drop-in for your favorite or stay all day.  Click here for films and times.  Details to be announced.


Game Day!

          Tuesday, December 29, 2:00-4:00 pm

          Come play games at the library!  Bring your friends and play!    


Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, December 30 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.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Preschool New Year Party!

          Thursday, December 31, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

          The New Year will start 12 hours early for the preschools.  Enjoy stories, crafts and making lots of noise at 12:00 pm!

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.


Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

           Tuesday, January 19 at 7:00 pm

           Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The December title to be discussed is New York by Edward Rutherfurd.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.


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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.