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May 27, 2016

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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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Book Folding Craft Night

Wednesday, June 8th at 6:30 pm

*Class is full.*

Come join us for a creative challenge! By popular request, we'll be showing you how to make those cool folded books we've had displayed at the library. Registration is required. Ages 18+.

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Yoga Class

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month

Yoga is back every first and third Wednesday of the month! Come when you can- all skill levels are welcome and no registration is required. Bring a mat and a water bottle.

Each session is $5.00.

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Fairy Garden Workshop

Thursday June 2nd, 7:00 pm
(Time has changed from 6:30pm)

Come out and make a fairy garden! Supplies will be provided, but you can bring special materials you want to add. Registration is required.

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Garden Club

Friday June 3rd, 2:00 pm

Are you interested in gardening? Would you like to trade tips and tricks with others and cultivate interest in the community? Beginners and experts are equally welcome at this start-up discussion.

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Summer Reading Club 2016: June 11th-August 13th!

It's Summer Reading Club time again! This summer will be a little different. Children, teens, and adults must register at the library.
Miss Wendy has lots of fun weekly activities for kids of all ages!

Make-It-Take-It Mondays

Trivia Tuesdays

Playful Wednesdays

Challenge Thursdays

Movie and Free Book Fridays

There's also a book club for kids, one for teens, and special Thursday evening and Saturday events!

New this year: Nature Explore Families' Club

Make Music Upper Perk

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The library will again host musicians throughout the day on June 21st as part of Make Music Upper Perk. People will play all genres of music at various venues across the Valley as part of this grassroots celebration of music.
Attend our children's music program at 10:30am in the community room or drop in upstairs later in the day to hear some local flute or dulcimer players.

Visit here to volunteer as a site host.

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Book Club for Adults

Tuesday, June 21st @ 6:30 pm

The book choice for June is The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. New members are always welcome to join us for discussion! Copies of the book will be available for pickup at the front desk.

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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

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 now at 301 Fourth Street in Pennsburg by shopping or donating clothes and household items. They can also use volunteers to sort donations or run the cash register.

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 2014, your Redner's receipts helped us raise over $900 for the library. Thanks and keep those Redner's Save-A-Tape receipts coming!!

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