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
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. School readiness activities are offered after storytime.  “Play K” and Cruise into Kindergarten will develop skills needed for the next big step.  Very Ready to Read Storytimes offered  Fridays at 10:30am (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.

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!

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 Monday, 4:00-5:00 pm (September through April).

Family Place Workshops

Family Place Libraries are a specially designed space for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers to interact, explore, play and learn with their grown-ups.  Look for Parent Child Workshops in Fall and Spring.

Magic Tree House Club

This club will explore the world of Magic Tree House books.  Second and Third grade students are welcome, twice a month.  Check the library’s calendar for dates (usually first and third Tuesday 4:30-5:30)

TRL (Teen Reading Lounge)

Teens are welcome to join TRL (Teen Reading Lounge)  Exploring books, creating and discussing topics in teen’s lives.

STEM

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) has come to PFM Library!  We are excited to offer programs that enrich students on Science, Engineering, Art and Math through the use of Technology.

Currently offering the following programs:

Home School Students (Age 4 and Older)
Preschool Students (Age 3 – 5)
Elementary After School (Kindergarten – Fifth Grade)

New: March 22, 2019

Tween/Teen After School – Prenda Code Club (Ages 10-18 – Bring your own device encouraged)

Tumblebook, Power Library, Mango Languages and More!