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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

March 01, 2017

10:00 AM - Library Opens

10:30AM - Tiny Explorers Science

1:00PM - Bridge Club

8:00 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!

Rick Steves at the Keswick Theatre

Sunday, March 26th @ 7:30 pm

Montco Libraries present ONE AUTHOR, ONE COUNTY 2017

Bestselling travel author and television personality Rick Steves will be presenting Broadening Your Global Perspective Through Travel at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside. There will be a book signing to follow. Tickets are $20-$35 and are available at the Keswick Theatre website.

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Book Club for Adults

Tuesday, March 21st @ 6:30 pm

Join us as we talk about The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer. "To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven." Copies of the book will be available for pickup at the front desk.

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Square Foot Gardening

Wednesday, March 22 @ 7:00pm

Dr. Eve Puhalla, Penn State Master Watershed Steward, will join us to discuss gardening for large and small spaces. We'll learn how to develop the garden space, cultivate the proper soil, plan what to grow, and techniques for planting/transplanting. Call the library to register.

Candy Bingo Night

Thursday, March 23rd @ 6:30 pm

Join us for a night of fun and treats! Stop by the library or call (215) 679-2020 to sign up.

Make Music Upper Perk- Get Involved!

February 1st- April 20th, 2017

The 5th annual Make Music Upper Perk is Wednesday, June 21st, 2017. Register to sing or play between Feb 1st-April 20th, donate to the Kickstarter campaign during the month of March, or register to volunteer here .

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Getting Started with the Ukulele

Wednesday, April 19th @ 7:00 pm

Funky Frets Music Store will be presenting an introduction to the ukulele, covering topics including tuning, strumming, buying tips, and more. Loaner ukes will be available, or you can bring your own. Registration is required, ages 16+.

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Beer Tasting Event

Saturday, May 13th @ 4:00-7:00 pm

Save the date for this unique gathering at the Haines Estate and Museum in Pennsburg! Taste beer from local breweries, enjoy delicious food, and tour a local treasure. All proceeds will benefit the library. Stay tuned for more details.

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:
• - to view and download
• - to order tax products to be delivered by mail
•1-800-829-3676 - to order tax products to be delivered by mail

Right now we have some PA state and federal forms. We unfortunately have no control over what we receive or when we receive it, but we can print out forms for you for 15 cents a page.

We’ve received many inquiries about providing tax help. Librarians are not able to help you do your taxes. Local services available include:
•The Open Link - Call 215-679-6550 to make an appointment (for low-income adults over 60, limited slots)
•Keystone Tax Service on Main Street in Pennsburg - for a fee.

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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