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A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.

~ Andrew Carnegie
Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

August 30, 2014

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2:00 PM - Library Closes

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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. 

News @ UPVL!

Library Closed on Labor Day, September 1st

Upper Perkiomen Valley Library will be CLOSED on Monday, September 1st so our staff can enjoy the Labor Day holiday with their family and friends. Have a safe & enjoyable holiday!

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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.

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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Tiny Explorers for Preschoolers - Coming Soon

First offering Wednesday, September 10th

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 will be required. Check back soon for more information.

Sassafras Science Adventure Book & Science Club

Starts Friday, September 5th - THIS CLASS HAS FILLED.
Great for Home Schooling

This club, for children in 3rd to 5th grades, will meet on the first Friday of each month beginning September 5th. Class size is limited to 10 children, so don't delay.

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The Stitch Niche

Tuesday, September 9th @ 7:00pm This will be the first meeting after our summer break. It's not too early to get started on those winter gifts!

This informal group is for patrons who knit, crochet, or do any other needlework. We meet at 7:00pm on the second Tuesday of each month in the Library's community room. Everyone is welcome. If you are interested in participating in this group, please contact Joyce at 215-679-2020.

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Antiques Appraisal Event

Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00pm

UPV Library is thrilled to welcome appraiser John Thompson. Mr. Thompson has been a Philadelphia antiques dealer for 40 years. He will offer one free appraisal for the first 40 families registered. He will not appraise gold jewelry. Registration is required for appraisal. Stop at the front desk of the library to register. Spectators welcome!

Preserving Your Family History

Wednesday, October 15th at 7pm

Learn about preserving your family history with our speaker, Jack Iman. Jack has self-published his own family history. Find out how you can too, and why it's important to start now! Also, did you know we have a subscription to available for use in the library only? Ask our staff for details.

Simba's Feeding Day!

Wednesday @ 5:00 pm

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

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