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A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.

~ Cornelia Funke
Author of children’s fiction

November 21, 2014

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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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Library Closed for Thanksgiving

Library closed Wednesday night and Thursday

The Upper Perkiomen Valley Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 26. We will remain closed until Friday, November 28 at 10am.

Although the library doors will be locked, you can still reserve and renew materials online, borrow eBooks, or return materials by placing them in our drop box by the main entrance to the library.

All of the staff at UPV Library wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Arm Knitting Class - Back by Popular Demand

Mondays, December 1 and 15th at 6:30pm

Local teacher, Kelly Alderfer, will teach this new twist on an old craft. Participants need to bring 2 skeins of chunky yarn (total of 180 yards) and a good attitude. Final project will be gift worthy! Please register.

eBay Computer Class Cancelled

Buying and Selling on eBay - December 3 & 10 has been cancelled.

Drama Club for Grades 2-12

Are you DRAMATIC? We need you! Our Drama Club will begin meeting on Thursday, December 4th.

◊ We will practice twice a month on Thursday nights at 7:00 pm (schedule will be distributed at first rehearsal).

◊ We will perform the musical "The Return of the Glass Slipper" on May 28th.

◊ Kids in 2nd through12th grade are welcome to join us.

Bring out your inner diva and shine like the star you are! Sign up at the Upper Perkiomen Library. See you there!

Holiday Craft Night for Adults

Monday, December 8th at 7pm

Join us for a pleasant evening of seasonal crafting. Bring a hot glue gun, other supplies will be provided. Please register.

The Stitch Niche

Tuesday, December 9 at 7:00pm This group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.

The holidays are coming! Time to start work on your knitting, crochet, cross-stitch or other needlecraft projects. Our Stitch Niche group meets once a month. Join us to work on projects, chit chat, and meet some new people. (And no one at home will see what you're making!)

Holiday Puppet Show

Thursday, December 11 @ 7pm

Bring the entire family for a light evening of holiday entertainment.

Storytimes

Babygarten for Infants - Mondays 10am
Ages 1 thru 3 - Mondays 11:00am - 11:30am
Ages 3 thru 6 - Tuesdays 10:30am - 11:15am

Storytimes inspire lifelong reading habits, encourage a love of children's literature, give children and caregivers a positive experience with the library. Join the fun with Miss Wendy at one of our Storytimes featuring music, books, crafts, and more. No signup necessary.

There will be no story times the week of December 29th.

Storytimes Schedule and Topics...

Tiny Explorers for Preschoolers

There is STILL ROOM! Second Wednesday of every month at 10:30am

Join Miss Wendy for this new program for 3-5 year olds! Incorporating the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM), Miss Wendy will read stories and do related experiments or activities. Registration is required. Contact the library at 215-679-2020 to sign up!

Community Thrift Shop

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

It's true! Their profits are shared by the library, The Open Link, The Community Life Center in East Greenville, and RSVP (a local volunteer clearinghouse). Please support The Community Thrift Shop at 834 Bitting Alley in Red Hill by shopping or donating clothes and household items. And don't miss their famous Black Wednesday Sale beginning at 6am November 26!

UPV Library's Annual Wine Tasting Event

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, February 7, 2015

UPV Library's Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015. We'll have "The Main Line Wine Guy" back and plenty of interesting silent auction items. More information coming soon!

Are you a frequent shopper at Redner's?

If you are, helping the library is as simple as giving us your receipts. Redner's will donate 1% of all eligible purchases made with a Save-A-Tape card to the library. Receipts must be less than 2 years old. It's a great way to help the library!!

In 2013, your Redner's receipts helped us raise over $800 for the library. Thanks and keep those Redner's Save-A-Tape receipts coming!!

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Library Parking Reminder

The library has limited parking spaces in the Loft Apartments parking lot located on Bitting Alley. Patrons are to use the spaces on the far right next to the bamboo and the three closest spaces in front of the recycling bin. The other spaces are for residents of the Lofts Apartments. Street parking is available on Main Street. Additional parking for storytimes and special events is available at Bitting and 4th behind First Niagara Bank. The Lofts have been generous with us by covering snow removal and parking lot lighting costs. Please do not park in the apartment spaces.

Simba's Feeding Day!

Wednesdays at 5:00 pm

Come see nature in action!
We feed Simba, our 4+ -foot long corn snake, each Wednesday at 5pm.

Learn more about Simba...

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