Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library

Your World Just Got Bigger

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

100 King Street, Northumberland, PA 17857

Online Resources for Kids!

Find help with your homework, learn a new language, or just have fun!

Ready Rosie

Ready Rosie is a free online program for residents of Northumberland County. There are 10 weeks of “Summer Soar” playlists that focus on games and activities families can do together to promote family interaction, problem-solving, and social, emotional, math, and motor skills in children, infants to third grade.  To sign up, visit click the link above or download the free app from the App Store or Google Play.

1000 Books

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program. The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten.


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.


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.

To Access Power Kids:

PL3142+Your Library card number (one beginning zero).

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

Learn a New Language

Mango Languages

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.

Family Place Workshops
Watch our calendar for upcoming workshops.
Excellent local resources for families.
A Community Partner of the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way.

For more information on family and education please see our

Winter Hours:
(Labor Day to Memorial Day)

Mon, Wed, Fri – 10am – 6pm

Tues, Thurs – 12 noon – 8pm

Saturday – 9am – 5pm


Summer Hours:
(Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Mon, Wed, Fri – 9am – 5pm

Tues, Thurs – 12 noon – 8pm

Saturday – 9am – 5pm


Address: 100 King Street, Northumberland PA 17857


Phone:  570-473-8201

Fax: 570-473-8201