Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-8 pm
Saturday: 9 am-5 pm

100 King Street, Northumberland, PA 17857

Herb Garden Planter

Keith Phelps from Inspired Designs will be at the library on June 2nd at 6pm for an adult program. He will be bringing a variety of herbs for you to create your own Planter Garden. Cost is $30 and includes all materials. (The library requires at least $15 to hold your spot.) This class will be outside if weather is nice. Only accepting 10 adults. Stop by the library today to reserve you spot!

Summer Learning

Read all about Summer Learning opportunities at PFM Library:  Click Here

Events Include:

Touch-A-Truck (June 11th)

School-Age Programs (Beginning Week of June 13th)

Wee-Ones Birth-5 (Beginning June 15th)

Cruise in to Kindergarten 6-week session (Beginning June 24th)

Teen-Reading Lounge (Beginning June 23rd)

Free Summer Lunch Program Monday-Friday preschool-18 from 11-12 (Beginning June 13)

Summer Learning at PFM Library


OverDrive is preparing for the next Big Library Read which will be held from June 23rd to July 7th. Voting for the next title is open until May 23rd.
Please take a minute, click on the below link, and vote for the title you would like to see be added to OverDrive.
(OverDrive is a free eReader service provided to our patrons, contact the library for additional information.)

It's Your Day

Looking for a unique way to honor someone special? Read about our new “It’s Your Day” program!
Read about it here:

The library is pleased to announce access to a free online tutor resource.

Students can log-in to: for homework help, test prep, and much more!

A valid library card is needed, but don’t worry, anyone that lives within 25 miles of the library can stop in for your free library card.

Watch this video to learn more about or call us for additional information at: (570) 473-8201

Download eBooks

In partnership with eBranch2Go (Overdrive), Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library offers a vast selection of e-books for download to your Kindle, Nook or e-reader.

To log into Overdrive be sure to call the library at 570-473-8201 so that we can add your library card number to the Overdrive database.

Click the link below to go to Overdrive, then:

  1. Click on the “Sign In” in the upper right hand corner of the page.
  2. Select our library from the dropdown menu and click “GO.”
  3. Enter your library card number without the zeros.

For complete help with the overdrive app and functions click here.

Download Books

Our Library Calendar

Our calendar of events highlights all the upcoming programs and happenings at Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library.

  • You can view the calendar by month, week, or as a list of events.
  • Clicking on the event often brings up more detailed information.
  • On the mini-calendar click on any day for a pop up window of events for that day.
  • As always, please feel free to call the library at 570-473-8201, or contact us by email here.
Full Calendar

Your Access Code is PL3142 + Your Library Card Number (no zeros).

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