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In hard times, libraries are more important than ever. Human beings need what books give them better than any other medium. Since ancient nights around prehistoric campfires, we have needed myth. And heroes. And moral tales. And information about the world beyond the nearest mountains or oceans.

~ Pete Hamill
Columnist, New York Daily News

September 29, 2016

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Simba the Snake

Come out and visit our friendly snake Simba!  He’s our 4 year-old corn snake that loves to be held.  See pictures and find out when you can come and hold him or watch a feeding.

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The Upper Perkiomen Valley Library is a local resource for research and entertainment for the public.  This web site is an extension of our services, providing quality links and information.  Feel free to browse the website and look for everything from books to upcoming events.  Please Contact Us with any questions or comments you have about our website or the services we provide. 

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After School Drama Club

Meets every Tuesday from 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm.

This group is for 1st for 5th graders. We'll be practicing for a performance of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" on December 15th. Sign up by stopping in or calling the library at (215) 679-2020.

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Just For Me

Thursdays from 10:00 am- 12:00 pm.

This class is for children entering kindergarten in fall 2017. Each week, we'll work on skills needed for kindergarten. Class size is limited to 12 and weekly participation is required. Stop in or call the library at (215) 679-2020 to sign up.

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Information Cyber Security Seminar

Wednesday, October 12th @ 6:30 pm

Are you doing what is necessary to protect yourself from information theft? Learn about recognizing an attack, preventing malware and viruses on your electronics, social media safety, and more. Presented by professionals from Univest. Registration required.

Discovery Room Closed for Book Sale

October 10-25, 2016

The Discovery Science Room will be closed temporarily while our Friends group prepares for, hosts, and recovers from their semi-annual used book sale (held October 14-22, more info. below). We apologize for the inconvenience, but the proceeds of this sale help fund many library programs. Thank you, Friends volunteers!

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Fri., Oct. 14th - Sat., Oct. 22nd, during normal library hours
Preview night for Friends members Thursday, Oct. 13th, 6-8pm

All proceeds of this fabulous used book sale go directly to The Upper Perkiomen Valley Library! Most books are $.50-$1.00. Children's, teen, and adult titles in paperback and hardcover will be on sale. We'll also have DVD's, VHS tapes, audiobooks, music cd's, and puzzles. It's the best deal in town!

Please do not donate books October 10th - 22nd.

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Book Club for Adults

Tuesday, October 18th @ 6:30 pm

The book choice for October is The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown. New members are always welcome to drop in and join us for an engaging discussion! Copies of the book will be available for pickup at the front desk.

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LinkedIn Workshop

Tuesday, October 25th at 2:00pm

Join us for this career-boosting workshop that will teach you how to pitch your talents in different settings. Visit or call the library to sign up! Registration required by October 19th.

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Free Flu Shots for Montgomery County Residents

Friday, October 28, 2016, 1-3pm

Representatives from the Montgomery County Health Department will be here to give flu shots to the public. No registration is required, but please bring insurance cards if you have insurance. There will be no copay.

Bust Winter Blues with Essential Oils

Due to the popularity of our first session, we are hosting another essential oils class! Learn how natural oils can enhance your immune system. Participants will create an essential oil blend rollerball. Space is limited so please register!

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Are you the parent, grandparent or caregiver of a child who is not yet in Kindergarten? We have a GREAT program for you and the child in your life...

1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN is a program to help get children exposed to books and story time before they start Kindergarten and to promote reading with children. The more children are exposed to books at home, the more ready they will be for reading & school.

◊ If you read three stories a day, your child will have read over 1,000 books in One Year

It's really simple! All you have to do is...

◊ Register at the Library and pick up your Booklog

◊ Color a picture in the booklog for every book read

◊ Bring the booklog in after you've colored 100 pictures to get a sticker

◊ After you've read 500 books, we will put your name on our "I've Read 500 Books" Wall of Fame

◊ After you've finished 1,000 books, your child will get a plethora of prizes and honors!

This free program has no end date, just try to finish before they begin Kindergarten!

Stop in at the library or call us at 215-679-2020 for more information and to get started!

Community Thrift Shop

Community Thrift is now selling furniture!

Did you know a portion of the proceeds from The Community Thrift Shop go to the library?

It's true! Please support The Community Thrift Shop at 301 Fourth Street in Pennsburg by shopping or donating clothes and household items. Also, they always need volunteers to sort donations or run the cash register (flexible hours).

This site and the included links are provided for informational purposes only.  Upper Perkiomen Valley Library does not support, endorse or promote any business, organization, or product included in this site. 

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