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At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better.

~ Barack Obama
President of the United States of America

February 07, 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. 

News @ UPVL!

New Monthly Preschool Program

Wednesday, January 27th at 10:30am

"Block Party" is an hour of fun playing with wooden blocks, play animals, vehicles, and people. Provided through a Pennsylvania Department of Education grant, our new state of the art sets are sure to provide constructive fun for your preschooler. Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month, January-June from 10:30-11:30 am. For 3-6-year olds, no registration required.

Wine Tasting & Silent Auction

Saturday, February 6th, 7:00-10:30 pm
Parents' Hall at The Perkiomen School

It's our 25th anniversary of this special community event and the library's biggest fundraiser of the year. Robert Peters, "The Main Line Wine Guy", will return to lead us in tasting delicious wines from around the world. Event begins at 7:00 pm. Entrance is $50 per person at the door. Silent Auction is cash or check only.

Thanks for your support!

Thank you to our Wine Tasting Sponsors

The following businesses provided financial sponsorship for our 25th Annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction. Thank you!

Magnum Level
Stauffer Glove & Safety

Platinum Level
Entrance Systems, The H & K Group

Dessert Level
Gillespie Electric Inc., Perkiomen Animal Hospital, Tim & Gwen White

Business Level
Douglas K. Atno, DMD, The Barndt Agency, Family Caregivers Network Inc., Faraday's Natural Foods, G L Godshall Plumbing, Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, Ridge Crest Kennels, Tomlinson & Gerhart, Upper Perk Family Dental

Venue Sponsor
The Perkiomen School

Closed Presidents' Day

Monday, February 15, 2016

The library will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day. All electronic resources accessible from home will be available.

Book Club for Adults

Tuesday, February 16th @ 6:30 pm

The book choice for February is First Impressions by Charlie Lovett. Drop-ins are always welcome to join us for discussion! Copies of the book are available for pick-up at the library.

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Gardening Lecture

Wednesday, March 9 @ 7pm

Parsley - The Powerhouse Herb! A master gardener from the Penn State Cooperative Extension will be here to teach us about the wonders of parsley.

Chair Yoga

Tuesdays, March 15th @ 6:30 pm & MARCH 22nd @ 3:30 pm

Join us for one or both dates! No experience necessary. This free sitting yoga class is geared for beginners. Please call or email the library to register.

It's Tax Time Again

Due to IRS budget cuts, the library will receive only small numbers of basic federal tax forms and general PA tax forms. Patrons can obtain more copies and copies of instructions through:
•IRS.gov/Forms - to view and download
•IRS.gov/orderforms - to order tax products to be delivered by mail
•1-800-829-3676 - to order tax products to be delivered by mail

We’ve received many inquiries about providing tax help. While librarians are not able to help you do your taxes, we can suggest the following who will:
•The Open Link - Call 215-679-6550 to make an appointment (for low-income adults over 60, limited slots)
•H&R Block - for a fee.

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Fri., April 22 - Sat., April 30, during normal library hours
Preview night for Friends members Thursday, April 21, 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 April 18th - 30th.

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.

Support the library through AmazonSmile

Buying Valentines? Stocking up on late winter deals? Remember, if you shop at amazon through their smile site Upper Perk Library gets money! Thanks for supporting us.

Cut and paste this the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1730538

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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