Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library

Your World Just Got Bigger

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

100 King Street, Northumberland, PA 17857

Programs and Services

Explore All We Have to Offer

Our Collection

Our collection is always growing. Fiction, nonfiction, movies and audio books for youth, teens and adults. Get your own library card and “Check it out.”


From Kids Rock to Nature Nuts, from Story Time to Family Resources. We are an official Family Place library with endless opportunities for fun and learning.


Gamer Nights, Paranormal Club, and artistic programs. Y-A books, graphic novels and anime. Not to mention free homework printing, movies, and educational resources.


Free computer access and classes, low cost printing and faxing, as well as book clubs, art classes, community projects, and more. Come see for yourself all we have to offer.

Download Books!

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.
Go to Calendar

Even More Services for You

Computer and Internet Access

For Teens, Adults, and Children.

Wi-Fi Access

For your laptops and mobile devices.

Google Tablets

For young folks and toddlers.

Reference and Databases

Power Library, Ebsco Host, AP & more.

Online Catalog

Where you can search, and renew items from home.

Local History Collection

From yearbooks past to local lore.

Inter-Library Loan

Borrowing for you through Access PA.

Request a Book

If we are able, we’ll add it to our collection.

Faxing, Copying, Printing

For fees that won’t break the bank.


Thank you for being part of it.

To Access Power Library:

 Add PL3142 before your Library Card number (one beginning zero)


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