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
570-473-8201

Polar Express

Annual Polar Express Night at the Library is Wednesday, December 7th at 6:00pm

Come in your PJ’s to jump on our version of The Polar Express. We will try to re-create the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of riding this holiday train. We won’t leave the library but we hope this will get you in the holiday spirit that we enjoy sharing with the community every year!

Countdown to Noon

It’s our Fourth YEAR to usher in another NEW YEAR!!! Come to the event that makes it easy to get the new year started. This festival is for anyone who wants to celebrate 2017 at NOON. Venues will be all around Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library, the Masonic Hall, the Christ United Methodist Church, and of course King Street Park! Leading up to the excitement of the Oxygen Isotope drop will be fun family friendly activities! If you haven’t done it yet, do it in 2016, Northumberland is the PLACE to be!!!!!! There will be a sign up for t-shirts at the library.

Countdown to Noon T-Shirt Orders:
Complimentary t-shirts will be given to the first 100 children to register.
Call or stop in the library to sign up for your size. (570-473-8201)

Holiday Hours

The library will be closed:

Saturday, December 24th
Monday, December 26th
Monday, January 2nd

All other days, we will operate under normal business hours:

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

End of Year ||Extras||

Crafts, Trips, and more for the Holiday Spirit of all ages!

Full List of Events/Details

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:

Tutor.com

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

Students can log-in to: tutor.com/pfml 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 tutor.com: https://www.youtube.com/user/TutorDotCom 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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