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May 132024




MAKE MUSIC DAY!   JUNE 21, 2024!  Junio 21!

Join us for the 3rd Annual Norristown Area Make Music Day! We are working on building a community tradition of making music together and celebrating what is good in our community. All ages, abilities, and genres are invited to participate. Groups, singles, experienced, never performed before…if you can keep it family friendly, we encourage you to join in. People perform around town throughout the day for free. You need not live in Norristown to participate. Over 160 countries celebrate Make Music Day around the world. It is always June 21st, World Music Day.

Musician registration closes May 21st. Final schedule will set June 1st. The event is June 21st.

Email Jeanne at the library at to sign up to perform or volunteer as a site host.

¡Acompáñanos en nuestro 3er anual Día de Hacer Música en el Área de Norristown! Estamos trabajando en instituir una tradición en la comunidad para hacer musiva juntos y celebrar lo que es bueno en nuestra comunidad. Todas las edades, habilidades y géneros están invitados a participar. Grupos, individuales, con experiencia o incluso personas que jamás se han presentado en un espacio público… siempre y cuando sea amigable a un ambiente familiar. Te invitamos a unirte a nuestro evento. Músicos estarán tocando música durante todo el día en diferentes sitios de la ciudad gratuitamente. No necesitas vivir en Norristown para participar. Más de 160 países celebran el Día de Hacer Música alrededor de el planeta. Junio 21 siempre es el Día Mundial de la Música.  

 La registración para los músicos cierra el 21 de mayo. El calendario será finalizado en junio 21.

 Manda un correo electrónico a Jeanne en la biblioteca a la dirección para inscribirte para presentarte como músico o para inscribirte como anfitrión voluntario.


Tentative 2024 schedule so far is as follows:

Morning Children’s music performer (0-6 years old) – Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell Street

Drum Workshop – Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell Street

Afternoon various musicians – Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell Street

Acoustic music – Recycle, Read, Repeat Bookstore, 208 Cherry Street

Student, Teacher, and Community performances. Singer songwriter, duo/trio groups, and poets – 6-8:30pm, Expressive Path Creative Arts Center – 857 Cherry Street

Jonathan Haggard on organ – 7pm, All Saints Church, 535 Haws Avenue 

Campfire singalong with s’mores – 8:30pm, Reformed Church of the Ascension, 1700 West Main Street


Apr 222024





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Adventurer’s Guild (in person)

Date: Thursdays

Time: 4pm-6pm

Location: Teen Area, Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library

Audience: Teens

Categories: Gaming

Roll dice and wreak havoc with our weekly tabletop roleplaying program! We’ll be playing Free League Publishing’s MORK BORG, a “pitch black apocalyptic fantasy RPG about lost souls and fools seeking redemption, forgiveness or the last remaining riches in a bleak and dying world.” Pencils, paper and dice are all provided, just bring your creativity!

Dec 182023

Pokémon Club – Tuesdays at 4:30 pm – Drop in

Join us for Pokémon Club! This program, for ages 10-17 only, will focus on the Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon video games. Learn strategies and tricks to help you become the best possible trainer, and play against your friends and staff! You do not need to own cards or a gaming device to participate. Ages 10-17.

Nov 212023

There will be no tournament June 2024!

July 20, 2024, 10-1:30 (library closes at 2pm on Saturdays in July & August)

August 17, 2024, 10-1:30 (library closes at 2pm on Saturdays in July & August)

September 21, 2024, 12:30-4:00pm

October 19, 2024, 12:30-4:00pm

November 11, 2024, 12:30-4:00pm

December 21, 2024, 12:30-4:00pm

Join us for an epic showdown in the ultimate battle arena!

3rd Saturday of the month @ 1001 Powell Street, Norristown, PA 19401

Tournament Highlights include double elimination bracket, a friendly atmosphere for players of all skill levels, and Gaming!

  • Tournament rules:  Stock: 3
  • Time limit: 7 minutes
  • Items: off
  • Legal stages: Small Battlefield, Final Destination, Smashville, Town & City, Pokémon Stadium 2, Pokémon Kalos League, and Hollow Bastion
  • Ages 13+

Event Schedule

  • 12pm Registration closes
  • 12:30pm Pools Begin


Register on-site the day of the tournament.  Email or visit Damien in the library’s computer lab for more details. The computer lab phone is 610-278-5100 x141.







Sep 232023

Meets Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm at the main library starting in October.  For ages 10-17.  Requires regular attendance. To start we will do theater games and acting practice.  Based on the group’s interest and numbers we will hope to create a script with the help of Theater Horizon or purchase a script to perform. Email or for details.

Jun 162023

Meet up with local teens to play video games in the main library’s community room most Fridays.  Play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, join a friend to play Dragon Ball FighterZ on the PS4, or play throwback games on our XBox 360 and Wii. Teens only. Talk to Jamie at the circulation desk or email with questions. You may also be interested to join our Novel Knockout Smash Bros. Tournaments every 3rd Saturday of the month at 1pm in the community room beginning January 20, 2023 (ages 13+).