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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.  (50% of class fee benefits the Perkiomen Valley Library)  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.

 

Build a Better World Summer Reading program

 

            Fall Grades PreK-1 ~ earn tickets for raffle prizes (weekly & grand), DVD rental, or book purchases.  Pick up your reading log at the library or download it here

           Adults ~ Each book review form is an entry ticket for the weekly prize drawings including a grand prize drawing provided by the Perkiomen Valley Library Advisory Board.  Pick up your book review form at the library or download it HERE.

 

Movie Day!

           Mondays at 2 pm (except July 3)

           Monday, June 19 ~ Secret Life of Pets (rated PG)

           Monday, June 26 ~ Lego Movie (rated PG)

           FREE movie and popcorn!  Bring a friend and enjoy!

 

Science Fun Days!

           Tuesdays, June 20-August 8 (except July 4), 2-4 pm

           Drop-in with your adult for one-on-one science discovery.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30 pm

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

          

Hilarious Magic of Sam Sandler

           Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 pm

           All ages!  Enjoy Sam's unique magic.

           No advanced registration required

 

Make N' Take Days!

            Thursdays, June 22-August 10 (except July 6), 2-4 pm

             Walk-in anytime between 2 and 4 pm and take home something to cherish forever.

 

Build & Play!

            Fridays, June 23- August 10, 2-4 pm

            Drop-in with your friends and discover a variety of ways to build!  Build a Better World every week!

 

Lego Stop Motion Workshop  CLASS FILLED

            Tuesday, June 27 & Wednesday, June 28, 6:00-8:00 pm (MUST attend both days)

            Ages 9 and up (younger with adult).  Keville A. Bowen, animator and comic book artist, will teach a 2-day stop motion class for kids.  Space is limited.

             Registration is required.  Call 610-287-8360

 

Writers Assemble

            Thursday, June 29 at 4:30 pm

             Join a monthly writing club!  Meet other people who love to write.  Come to write, or to get or give feedback.

            No advanced registration required

 

Science in the Summer: The Science of Sports (not a sports camp)

July 5 & 6 (young scientists must attend both days)

Fall grades 2 & 3 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Fall grades 4, 5, & 6 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Go to: www.scienceinthesummer.com (valid email address is required for the online registration)

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 pm

           Bring your needles and yarn, share your projects, learn a new stitch, and make new friends. Beginners welcome.

 

Preschool Storytime

           Fridays, July 7- August 11 at 10:30 am
           Ages 2-5 with adult. Enjoy stories with songs introducing early literacy skills.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Baby Storytime

           Tuesdays, July 11 to August 8 at 9:30 am

           Ages 6-24 mos with Adult.    Enjoy stories and songs introducing early literacy skills

           Held upstairs in the children's area of the library.

           Registration requested. Call 610-287-8360.

 

Dance and a Story!

           Tuesdays, July 11, 18 & 25 at 10:00 am

           Ages 3-6 with adult

           Join us for a story, music and movement.  Presented by Jacquelyn Velez of Skippack Dance Centre.  Class size is limited.

            Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, July 11, 6-8 pm

           All ages welcome!  Practice your read-aloud skills with a certified pet therapy dog!  Drop-in each month to read to one of our tail wagging friends!

            No advanced registration required

 

"It's a Great BIG, Really Small World!"

            Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 pm

            "Build a Better World" with the stories presented by Don Dougherty of Classroom Adventure Stories.  Fun, interactive stories for all ages!

            No advanced registration required

 

Laughter Yoga Club

           Thursday, July 13, 7:00-8:00 pm

           Join Laughter Yoga leaders, Chris Filippini and Kim Knoll on the second Thursday of each month for a fun evening of exercise.  Laughter Yoga combines laughter exercises with deep yogic breathing to gain the health benefits of laughing with out have to rely on humor.  Please bring a bottle of water and a willingness to laugh on purpose. No mats needed. No fee required, donations to the library accepted.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Puppets Pizzazz

            Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 pm

            All ages!  Puppets, humor and new songs to learn.  Build a Better World with a unique puppet show!

            No advanced registration required.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 pm

             Join a lively books discussion at the library meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The title to be discussed in July is Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow.  Copies of the book are available the library.

 

 

Singing for Our Lives

           Wednesday, July 26 at 6:30 pm

           Recommended for teens and adults.  An interactive lecture/demonstration exploring connections between music and movements for social change, including labor and civil rights movements presented by Two of a Kind.

            No advanced registration required.

          

Writers Assemble

            Thursday, July 27 at 4:30 pm

             Join a monthly writing club!  Meet other people who love to write.  Come to write, or to get or give feedback.

            No advanced registration required.

 

Harry Potter Party!

           Thursday, July 27, 6-8 pm

           Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday.  Come as you are or in costume.  Crafts, games and food!  Optional: bring a new, unwrapped gift.  Gifts will be donated to the Daily Bread Food Pantry.

            Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Pinocchio

           Thursday, August 3 at 6:30 pm

           All ages!  Enjoy this retelling of the classic story Pinocchio performed in the Auditorium by Theatre & Kids.

            No advanced registration required.

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, August 3 at 6:30 pm

           Bring your needles and yarn, share your projects, learn a new stitch, and make new friends. Beginners welcome.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, August 15 at 6:30 pm

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

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Tuesday, August 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.

 

Writers Assemble

            Thursday, August 31 at 4:30 pm

             Join a monthly writing club!  Meet other people who love to write.  Come to write, or to get or give feedback.

            No advanced registration required

 

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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.