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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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Pictures from library programs       ALSO, see the library's FACEBOOK page for library program pictures.

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.

 

Movie Day!

           Mondays at 2 pm

           Monday, Aug 14 ~ Zooptopia (rated PG, 108 mins)

           FREE movie and popcorn!  Bring a friend and enjoy!.

 

Minecraft Crafts!

           Tuesday, August 15, 2-4 pm

           Like playing Minecraft?  Come try some real-life Minecraft activities (no computer needed)

           No advanced registration required

 

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 Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar.  Copies of the book will be available the library.

 

Bead Fun!

            Thursday, August 17, 2-4 pm

            Come make a plastic bead creation and /or express yourself secretly with Morse code.  Write a short message and use beads to translate it into Morse code. 

            No advanced registration required

 

Back to School With Essential Oils

             Thursday, August 17 at 6:30 pm

             Learn the foundational oils or supporting strong immune systems, respiratory function, digestive support, mental clarity and more.  Create your family's own essential oil blend to use today or for the classroom and beyond with Megan Koppel.  $5 materials fee payable a workshop.

            Registration required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Game Day!  (a.k.a. Build & Play!)

            Friday, August 18, 2-4 pm

            Drop-in with your friends and discover a variety of ways to build!  This is the last schedule game day of the summer.  Games, blocks, magna tiles, straws and connectors and more will be available for your creative hands to play with.  Get your friends to join the fun! 

            No advanced registration required

 

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.

NOTE: last day to turn in minutes for tickets & review forms is Sat., Aug 19.

End of summer prizes will be drawn Monday, Aug. 21.

 

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

 

Builder's Club

          Thursday, September 7, 5:30-7:00 pm

          Drop-in with your friends and discover a variety of ways to build!  Discover new, fun ways to build each month.

          No advanced registration required.

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, September 7 at 6:30 pm

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

 

Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, September 12, 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

 

Laughter Yoga Club

           Thursday, September 14, 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.

 

Paying for a College Education Today

            Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 pm

            A financial aid seminar for college-bound high school students and families presented by Dr. Kevin Bukatman of College Planning Service America.  Learn how to determine you family's Expected Family Contribution and more.

            Registration is requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, September 19 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 September is Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri.  Copies of the book will be available the library.

 

Preschool Storytime

           Wednesdays, September 20-November 8 at 10:30 am
           Ages 2-5 with adult. Enjoy stories with songs introducing early literacy skills.

           Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Movie Day!

           Thursday, September 21 at 2:00 pm

           FREE movie and popcorn!  Bring a friend and enjoy!.

 

Writers Assemble

          Thursday, September 28 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

 

Baby Storytime

           Wednesdays, October 4-25 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.

 

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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.