Welcome to the Panther Valley Public Library

Front of the Panther Valley Public Library Welcome  to the new website of the Panther Valley Public Library located in Lansford, Pennsylvania.

The Panther Valley Public Library has a basic collection of currently useful educational, informational, and recreational materails, audio cassettes, books on tape, computer related materials and services, and dvd’s.

Our service area includes the boroughs of the Panther Valley School District - Coaldale, Lansford, Nesquehoning, and Summit Hill.

At the top you will find links to our services as well as upcoming programs/events, the library’s hours of operation and how to make a donation or memorialize a loved one.

The Panther Valley Public Library does not receive any state nor school funding.  We operate solely on public donations, so please consider making a tax deductible, charitable contribution to the Panther Valley Public Library, a 501(c),(3) organization.


Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017 in observance of Thanksgiving.
We hope you have a safe and happy holiday!

Winter Item Collection

The Library is collecting hats, gloves, and scarves to donate to area veterans.

Drop off your donation at the Library anytime between now and Friday, December 22nd.

The winter items will be given out at a Stand Down event at the Lansford Fire Co. on January 20, 2018.

Preschool Reading Program

Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:00AM for a Preschool Reading Program.  No need to sign up ahead of time, just join us Tuesday morning!



Open Enrollment for Medicare or Medicare Advantage

The Carbon County Office on Aging is now scheduling appointments to assist people with enrollment in either Medicare or Medicare Advantage (or a switch from one plan to the other). They are also assisting people with changes to their Prescription Drug Plans. Appointments will be scheduled for Wednesdays at the Panther Valley Library between October 15th and December 17th. To schedule your appointment, please call the Carbon County Office on Aging at 1-800-441-1315.

Please note, the Library cannot schedule an appointment for you. You must call the Carbon County Office on Aging to schedule your appointment.



Stuffed Animal Drive

The Panther Valley Library and the Lehighton Area Library are currently accepting donations of new or gently loved stuffed animals and children’s blankets for the Carbon County Victim’s Resource Center to comfort children in crisis. You can drop off your (clean) donations at either Library; pick-ups can also be arranged. For more information, or to schedule a pickup, please email stuffiedrive@gmail.com

25% Off Shopping Passes Events

Boscov's Friends Helping Friends

Available now at the Panther Valley Library are Boscov’s ‘Friends Helping Friends’ Shopping Passes for 25% off your purchase at all Boscov’s locations on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M. The cost for each pass is a $5.00 donation to the Panther Valley Library!

With your Boscov’s Shopping Pass, you are entitled to 25% off your purchase at any Boscov’s location on October 17, 2017 only. Plus, you’ll get free refreshments at the store and can register to win prizes, including three $500 shopping sprees!

To purchase your Boscov’s Shopping Passes, stop in at the Library during normal business hours or call us at 570-645-3780

Do some shopping, save some money, and support the Library!

Contact Us

The mission of the panther valley public library is to provide quality materials and services which fulfill educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire communities in an atmosphere that is welcoming and respectful.

117 East Bertch St.
Lansford, PA 18232
Telephone: +1-570-645-3780

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