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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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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.




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.  (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


Preschool Storytime

         Thursday, April 20-June 9 at 10:15 am  CANCELLED
         Ages 2-5 with adult. Enjoy stories with songs introducing early literacy skills.

         Held downstairs in the library's Auditorium. Use Church St entrance.
         Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360 to register.


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: (valid email address is required for the online registration)


Stuffed Animal Sleepover

          Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 pm

           Ages 3 & up with adult!  Come with your stuffed friend for stories, including Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer and a craft!  When you go home your stuffed animal will stay for a sleepover at the library!  Come back Friday, May 19 after 12 pm to pick up your friend and see pictures of all the fun!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360. 


Writers Assemble

            Thursday, May 25 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



             Friday, May 26, 2-7 pm

             Make an appointment online at  The Blood Drive will be held in the auditorium.  Please use Church Street entrance.

              Walk-ins welcomed, however, appointments are highly recommended.



           Thursday, June 1 at 6:30 pm

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


Laughter Yoga Club

           Thursday, June 8, 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


Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, June 13, 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


MOVIE DAY!  Lego Batman Movie

           Wednesday, June 14 at 6 pm

           School is out!  Start summer with Lego Batman!  Rated PG, 129 mins.

            No advanced registration required


Build a Better World Summer Reading program begins Saturday, June 17!

            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 (beginning June 17). 

           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. (beginning June 17)


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!


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


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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.