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
570-473-8201

The Kids' Page

Programs for Kids!

Check the Library Calendar for dates and times.

Babies Boogie and Toddlers Rock

For babies birth to 24 months and their caregivers. Come explore books, short stories, sing some songs, learn finger plays, music and movement, and socialize with others. Sessions are 20-25 minutes long, with time to explore our extensive toddler book collection and our unique toy lending library is provided afterwards. Mondays at 10:30 am (September through April).

Time for Twos

Designed for active 2 year old (24-36 months) and their caregivers. Sessions will run 20-30 minutes, and include music, movement, stories and hand-on fun! Time to explore our extensive toddler and easy book collection, and our unique toy lending library is provided after wards. Wednesdays at 10:30 am (September through April).

Very Ready to Read Storytime

Designed for 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents or caregivers. Stories and activities are more complex. Children should be able to sit still for a longer period of time. Very Ready to Read Storytime happens on Fridays at 10:30 am (September through April).

Nature Nuts

Families can come and explore the outdoors with us! Come dressed for the weather and bring your desire to explore the area in and around the library. Children must attend with an adult. We meet Tuesday evenings, 6:30-7:30 (See calendar for special times during summer).

Lego Club

Children in Grades K-6th can come and be creative with Legos! We provide the space and some legos for you to build or you can bring your own! We meet every Thursday at 5:00 pm in the library’s Castle Room!

Kids Rock

Created for Kindergarten and first graders, this club caters to those who are just beginning to read. We would like to create and grow future library readers. Children’s books and activities will be given each week to give your new reader many chances to feel successful with his or her new skill. Every Wednesday, 4:00-5:00 pm (September through April).

Tumblebook, Power Library, Mango Languages and More!

Online Resources for Kids