Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 am-5 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-8 pm
Saturday: 9 am-2 pm

100 King Street, Northumberland, PA 17857

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The Staff, Board and Friends of Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library


Who's Who:

Jeffery Johnstonbaugh, Librarian/Director

Kim King, Assistant to Director/Youth Services Coordinator

Karen VanGilder, Head of Circulation

Dottie Fasold, Bookkeeping/Interlibrary Loans

Judy Duke, Circulation Services

Karen Keppler, Circulation Services

Taci Deppen, Circulation Services

Our Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees

Leading Toward the Future

The Board of Library Trustees is a policy-making body and oversees Library management. Our board members are busy members of the local community who serve on a volunteer basis.

Regular Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library

Raising Funds and Awareness

The Friends of the Library are dedicated to promoting the library as a center for education, cultural enrichment and entertainment in the community. The group seeks to develop a core of volunteers to energize community support, raise funds through public and private sources, and serve as ambassadors of the library to the community at large.

Donations of books for the annual book sale are accepted the first Saturday of each month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 300 Queen Street, Northumberland, PA . For more information check our Give page, or download the Friends’ Brochure.