About The Library

History of the Library

The Panther Valley Public Library opened on September 11, 2003 in the former Lansford United Methodist Church. The building also houses the Lansford Historical Society. The library serves the communities of Coaldale, Lansford, Nesquehoning and Summit Hill.

How to become a member of the library

Inside of the library Become a member – residents of the Panther Valley School District are entitled to free membership at the Panther Valley Public Library. Non- resident fee for membership is $ 10.00 per person.
Application must be made in person with a valid driver’s license or utility bill with a current address of residence.

A student under the age of 18 requires a signed permission slip from one’s parent’s/guardian in order to use the computer.

Books are checked out for two (2) weeks and can be renewed at two week intervals. Dvd’s are checked out for one (1) week and can be renewed at one week intervals.

Current Members

A patron may check out and have in their possession the maximum number of items as listed: 3 children’s books,or 2 adult books and 1 dvd,or no books and 2 dvd’s.All outstanding material must be returned before a patron can check out additional items.

Any patron with an outstanding fine and or did not return items will lose all priviliges of the library until item(s) are returned/fine paid.

25% Off Shopping Passes Events

Boscov's Friends Helping Friends

When you shop at Boscov's on October 14th or 15th, you can save 20% off your order AND 5% of your total purchase can be donated to Panther Valley Public Library! This shopping event has been expanded to two days to avoid crowds and allow social distancing.

So visit your local Boscov's store on October 14th or 15th and you'll be given a 20% discount at the register (no shopping pass needed this time!). Select Panther Valley Public Library from the list of nonprofit organizations when you check out and 5% of your purchase will be donated to us.

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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