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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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Spring 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.

 

Preschool Storytime

          Thursdays, January 22 - May 14 at 10:30 am

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

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Science Discovery class

           Friday, March 20 at 4:00 pm  CANCELLED - RESCHEDULED on Tuesday, March 31 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.  Different areas of science are explored each month.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, March 25 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.

 

Spring Book Sale

 

           Friday, March 27, 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, March 28, 9 am - 1 pm - Book Sale refreshments will be available to purchase.

 

Easter Egg Hunt

          

           Saturday, March 28

           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!

                    11:00 am - Children age 5 and under

                    11:15 am - Children age 6 and up

           Please note: Egg hunts will start promptly.  Please allow extra time for parking.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, April 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, April 6 at 7:00 pm

           Adults and teens!  Do you enjoy reading young adult literature?  The title to discuss in April title is Fin and Lady by Cathleen Schine.  Copies are available at the library.

 

Baby Storytime

           Tuesdays, April 7-28 at 11:00 am

           Ages 6-24 months with adult.  Enjoy stories, songs and early literacy skills.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Marvel Movie Marathon

           Tuesdays, April 7 to May 5 at 5:00 pm

           Get ready to the newest Marvel Avenger movie coming to the theaters!  Snacks available.

           April 7 - The Avengers (rated PG-13)

           April 14 - Iron Man 3 (rated PG-13)

           April 21 - Thor: The Dark World (rated PG-13)

           April 28 - Captain America 2 (rated PG-13)

           May 5 - Guardians of the Galaxy (rated PG-13)

           NO advanced registration required.

 

 

Container Gardening with Herbs

            Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00 pm

            Master Gardener Bernadette Moyer will explain the benefits of container gardening and give tips to start your own!

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Companion Planting Your Vegetable Garden

           Wednesday, April 15 at 6:00 pm

           Master Gardener, Susan Doblmaier, will share the how your vegetables can help each other grow.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Science Discovery class

           Friday, April 17 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.  Different areas of science are explored each month.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Book Bingo

          Saturday, April 18 at 10:30 am

          All ages!  Book Bingo is sponsored and hosted by Collegeville Lions Club.  Bring a gently used book.  Books will become prizes. Play bingo to win a book or two!  Special prizes and snacks will be provided by the Collegeville Lions Club.

 

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The April title to be discussed is Lost Wife by Alyson Richman.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Science Discovery class

           Friday, April 17 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.  Different areas of science are explored each month.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, April 29 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.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, May 7 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.

 

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

           Tuesday, May 19, 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.

 

Cooking with Your Garden

           Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 pm

           Master Gardener Julie Phillips will teach ways to use everyday ingredients from the garden in meals.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, May 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.

           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.