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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.

 

Preschool Storytime

         Thursday, April 20-June 9 at 10:15 am
         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.

 

Writers Assemble

            Thursday, April 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

 

Discover the Best Kept Secret in the Valley  #PVL60yrs

Save the date!!!  Saturday, April 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Perkiomen Valley Library has been on Second Street since 1957!  Come celebrate!  Checkout the building and great activities.  Light refreshments, music and displays of library programs. Get hands-on with the library's BLOCK PARTY blocks, Play K stations and the cool science materials provided by a grant by DOW.  Meet a few of the library's pet therapy dogs from the library's Tail Waggin' Tales program.  Meet the author of Trappe's 300 Anniversary Book, Lisa Minardi (copies available to purchase). And more!  Call 610-287-8360.  The library is located at 290 Second Street, Schwenksville, PA.

 

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

Required online registration begins at 12:00 pm (noon) on Thursday, May 4th.  Go to: www.scienceinthesummer.com (valid email address is required for the online registration)

 

Knitters!

           Thursday, May 4 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, May 9, 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

 

Cupcake Decorating

            Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 pm

             Learn how to make amazing decorations on delicious cupcakes.  Perfect whether you are making dessert for friends, family or just yourself!  $5 materials fee is payable at the class.  Space is limited.

            Registration is required.  Call 610-287-8360.

 

Laughter Yoga Club

           Thursday, May 11, 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

 

Science Fun Day

          Tuesday, May 16 at 4:30 pm

          Ages 4-12. Come do some fun science experiments!

          Registration requested.  Call 610-287-8360. 

 

Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, May 16 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 May is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.  Copies of the book are available the library.

 

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

 

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE

             Friday, May 26, 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, June 1 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, 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

 

 

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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.