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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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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


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!


Batman Day

          Saturday, September 23, 11 am to 2:00 pm

          Drop-in and celebrate National Batman Day!  Crafts, games, movies and more!

          No advanced registration required


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.


Builder's Club

          Thursday, October 5, 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.



           Thursday, October 5 at 6:30 pm

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


Movie Day!

           Monday, October 9 at 2:00 pm

           FREE movie and popcorn!  Bring a friend and enjoy!


Tail Waggin' Tales

           Tuesday, October 10, 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


Read, Think, Chat Book Discussion

             Tuesday, October 17 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 October is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.  Copies of the book will be available the library.



           Saturday, October 21, 9 am - 1 pm - Book Sale

                      Book Sale prices items are 25 to $2

           Sunday, October 22, 11 am - 1 pm - Bag Sale

                      Bag Sale prices: $3/bag - kids & paperbacks; $5/bag - hardbacks



Not-So-Scary Halloween Story

           Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 pm

           All Ages!!  Storyteller Don Dougherty will share a fun and friendly Autumn Tale.  You will meet Mac O'Lantern, the Jack O'Lantern, who will teach you that you have your own inner light, and you need to let it shine for yourself and others.  The story will be followed by a craft for you to make and take home.

            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.