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A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life

~ Norman Cousins
American Political Journalist, Author, and Professor

February 25, 2020

10:00 AM - Library Opens

10:30AM - Story Time

8:00 PM - Library Closes

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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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One on One Family History Help

Monday Evenings February 24 through March 16

Sign up for an appointment with Robyn to receive individual help with your family history research. Robyn can help you get leads on as well as offer advice for other research and organizing your information. Call or visit the library to make an appointment.

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Summer Program Previews

Saturday, February 29 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Wondering what to do with the kids this summer? Come check out all the great summer programs and camps that are being offered in our area. Each booth will have a representative there to answer all your questions. It's never too early to start planning an awesome summer for your children!

Parenting with Positive Discipline

Wednesday, March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Presented by Adrienne Bishop, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator

Interested in how to discipline your kids without punishing or yelling? Want to help your child deal with their emotions? Learn more about positive discipline, a parenting philosophy that encourages children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have greater respect for themselves and others.

Story Time Yoga

Friday, March 6 @ 10:30 am

Each of these classes is based on a children's book with themes from the book being woven into playful yoga postures, stories, music, breath work, and relaxation techniques. For ages 18 months to 5 years.

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Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, March 9 @ 2:00-7:00 pm

The library will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive on-site. Go to the Red Cross website or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule an appointment. They may not be able to accommodate drop-ins, so if you're able to make an appointment in advance, please do! Thank you.

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Small Meadows, Big Impact

Tuesday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm

Explore new landscaping possibilities by converting traditional turf into beautiful meadows! Learn basic design and site analysis principles, plant selection, and maintenance strategies. No expansive acreage required. Presented by Penn State Extension Master Gardener Pam Herceg.

Adult Book Club- There There

Tuesday, March 17 @ 6:30 pm

Join our group to discuss the One Book, One Philadelphia selection There There by Tommy Orange! No registration necessary. Copies of the book are available for pickup at the desk. Also available to order in Large Print and audio.

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One Book, One County

Friday, May 1 @ 2:00-4:00 pm

See bestselling author David Baldacci on Friday, May 1st, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, 8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027. Baldacci’s appearance is the fifth ONE BOOK, ONE COUNTY community-wide event hosted by Montgomery County Libraries. Book sale and signing to follow.

You can buy tickets for $15 or $20, or purchase a ticket and book bundled together. Ticket proceeds support ONE BOOK, ONE COUNTY author events.

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Tax Information

The IRS is no longer supplying bulk shipments of tax forms. We did receive a limited supply of 1040/1040 SR forms and instructions, which can be picked up in the Reference Room. If you would like to print tax forms from the IRS website, you can do so at the library for 15 cents a page. We cannot offer tax advice, but we can try to help you find the information and assistance you need.

If you have any questions, call us at (215) 679-2020 or stop by the library.

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Thank you to our Wine Tasting Sponsors

The following community-minded businesses and citizens provided financial sponsorship for our 29th Annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction held on February 1st. Thank you for your support!

Entrance Systems, Inc., Quakertown National Bank, and Stauffer Glove & Safety

The H & K Group, Gillespie Electric, Inc.

Hors d'Oeuvres
Perkiomen Animal Hospital

Perkiomen School, St. Luke's Upper Bucks Campus

Lechner & Stauffer, Inc., Scooty's Auto Service & Sales

We would also like to thank the businesses who donated items to our silent auction. You all contributed to a successful fundraiser for the Upper Perk Library!

Museum Passes

Have you had a chance to use any of our museum passes? We will be keeping the Elmwood Park Zoo pass, but our others will most likely be expiring on the following dates:

Morris Arboretum- 2/29/20
Academy of Natural Sciences- 4/30/20
Penn Museum- 4/30/20

Don't miss your chance! Follow this museum pass page link for details about how to get the passes and rules for using them.

Museum Pass Page

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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