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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 with Miss Madeline

          Thursdays, June 4 - August 13 at 10:30 am

          Ages 3-6 with adult.  Enjoy stories and basic literacy skills with Madeline Conte.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

FREE SUMMER READING CLUBS  - June 13 to August 15

         Record your reading and earn prizes! 

         Fall grades Pre-K - 5 ~ Every Hero Has a Story - reading log

         Fall grades 6-12 ~ Unmask! - reading log

                Pre-K - Grade 12 ~ Earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly and grand), DVD rental, book purchases

         Adults ~ Escape the Ordinary - book review form ~ weekly prize basket drawing MCNPL-wide & a Perkiomen Valley Library only Grand Prize courtesy of the Perkiomen Valley Library Advisory Board.

                 

DC Heroes: episodes

           Fridays, June 19 - August 14 (no program July 3) at 2:00 pm

           Watch 3-4 episodes for your favorite Saturday morning TV heroes.

 

Monday Movies!

           Mondays, June 22 - August 10 (no movie July 6 or 20) at 2:00 pm

           Enjoy FREE movies and popcorn.  Click here for movie list.

 

Picnic Stories

           Wednesdays, July 1 to August 12 at 12:30 pm

           All ages welcome!  Stories on the lawn of the library. (inside if the ground is wet)  Bring your lunch and a blanket to sit on!

           No registration needed.

 

Science Discovery Time

         Wednesdays, July 1 to August 12, 1:00-3:00 pm

         FREE hands-on science!  Drop-in with your adult for one-on-one science discovery featuring materials made possible by a grant from DOW.

           No registration needed.

 

Make n' Take Thursdays

          Thursdays, July 2 to August 6, 2:00-4:00 pm

          Come create with your child as we make crafts based on our summer reading hero theme!  Drop-in, be creative, and take home a fun project.

 

          Make n' Take costume party!         

          Thursday, August 13, 2:00-4:00 pm

          Wear your superhero costume pieces (cape, belt, cuffs,...)

 

Baby Storytime

           Fridays, July 10-August 7 at 10:30 am

           Ages 6-24 mos with adult.  Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Forever Young Book Discussion

           Monday, August 3 at 7:00 pm

           For teens & adults who enjoy young adult books.  The book to be discussed in August is The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen.  Copies are available at the library. 

           No registration needed.

 

Tie dye

          Tuesday, August 4 at 4:00 pm

          Grades 6 and up!  Bring a clean, pre-washed item of clothing to dye, t-shirt, a pair of socks, shorts, etc.!

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, August 6 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.

 

Superhero Costume Party

           Tuesday, August 11, 6-8 pm

           Dress up as your favorite hero! Games and refreshments included.  Bring your friends!

 

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp

          Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm

          All ages!  Enjoy this retelling of a classic Arabian Night Tale performed by Theatre & Kids.

 

Tail Waggin Tales

           Thursday, August 13, 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.

 

FREE SUMMER READING CLUBS  - ENDS AUGUST 15

         Record your reading and earn prizes! 

         Fall grades Pre-K - 5 ~ Every Hero Has a Story - reading log

         Fall grades 6-12 ~ Unmask! - reading log

                Pre-K - Grade 12 ~ Earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly and grand), DVD rental, book purchases

         Adults ~ Escape the Ordinary - book review form ~ weekly prize basket drawing MCNPL-wide & a Perkiomen Valley Library only Grand Prize courtesy of the Perkiomen Valley Library Advisory Board.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, August 18 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The August title to be discussed is Bel Canto by Ann Patchett.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Writers Assemble

          Wednesday, August 26 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.

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Tuesday, September 1, 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.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, September 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.

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, September 15 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The September title to be discussed is Identical by Scott Turow.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

KNITTERS!

           Thursday, October 1 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.

 

 

Read, Think & Chat @ the library

          Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 pm

          Join a lively book discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. The October title to be discussed is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.  Copies of the books to be read will be available at the library.

          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.