Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library

Your World Just Got Bigger

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am-6 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-8 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.”


We are an official Family Place library with endless opportunities for fun and learning.  We offer many programs for ages 0-18.  Our space is designed for babies, toddlers and preschoolers to interact, explore, play and learn with their grown-ups.


Gamer Nights, Teen Reading Lounge and artistic programs. Y-A books, graphic novels and anime. Not to mention free homework printing, homework help (, 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.

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.

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:

PL3142 + Your Library Card # (one beginning zero).

Power Library includes many resources for all ages. Ebooks, research, articles, essays and more; there are many options for a growing mind.

BookFLIX is an online literacy resource for children in grades Pre K-3. It is made to help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.

TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books.  It’s a great resource for tech-savvy kids, and teaches them the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

Learn a New Language

Mango Languages creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. What brings us all together: our love for language and culture learning and sharing that love with the world.