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.


Preschool Reading Program

Our youngest patrons are invited to join us at the library for our Preschool Reading Program. Our spring session begins March 10, 2020.  Every Tuesday from 10 a.m.-11 a.m., we will have fun stories, crafts, and a light snack for all participants. The program is open to children ages 3 to 5


Open Enrollment for Medicare or Medicare Advantage 

The Carbon County Area Agency 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 are available at the Panther Valley Library or at the Summit Hill Heritage Center on Wednesdays between October 15th and December 7th.  To schedule your appointment, please call the Carbon County Office on Aging at 1-800-441-1315.

- Panther Valley Library Appointment Days – October 17th, October 31st, November 4th, and November 28th

- Summit Hill Heritage Center Appointment Days – October 24th, November 7th, November 21st, and December 5th

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


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 16, 2018 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

Library Hours:
Monday - 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Thursday - 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Friday - Closed

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