Back Mountain Memorial Library


A member of the Luzerne County Library System

96 Huntsville Road

Dallas, PA 18612

HOURS: Mon  -  Thurs:           9:30am - 8:30pm

              Friday:                      9:30am - 5:30pm

              Saturday:                  9:30am - 4:30pm
PH:  570-675-1182             FAX:  570-674-5863
The Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library 26th Annual Luncheon with a Special Author!
Thursday, April 24th ~ 11:00am
The Friends of the Library invite you to join us at Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates for our annual luncheon! This year's guest author, Judie Fertig Panneton, was born in Kingston, and is the child of immigrants who were Holocaust survivors. She is the author of two books, the latest "Proud Americans: Growing Up As Children of Immigrants." Her other book, also a collection of stories, is entitled "The Breast Cancer Book of Strength and Courage."
She is an award-winning journalist with experience as a print, TV, and radio reporter. She currently lives in Sacramento, California with her husband John and has two daughters and two grandsons.
Tickets are $27.00. To make a reservation, send checks payable to the Back Mountain Memorial Library by April 18th to:
Library Luncheon, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas Pa 18612.
The Friends of the Library and Leggio's Fundraiser!
Wednesday, April 30th ~ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring family and friends to Leggio's Italian Restaurant in Dallas to enjoy some great food and support our library at the same time! A percentage of sales (bar sales not included) from all food, take-out orders, and gift cards sold during the fundraiser will be donated to the library's Summer Reading Program. All patron's are invited to register to win a $25.00 Leggio's gift card, and a donation jar will be available to further support the library.
We thank the community for their participation and Salvatore and Lori Leggio for offering this fundraising opportunity!
Writing Workshop!
Saturdays - 2:00pm
April 5th, 12th, and 19th,
and May 3rd, 10th, and 17th
This six week workshop, "Truth in Fiction," will utilize music, symbols, stories and writing exercises to help you learn how telling the truth in fiction can make your writing more meaningful.
The instructor, Alyssa Waugh, has four years of experience as a writing tutor during her undergraduate study at Kings College, where she graduated with a degree in English with minors in Mass Communications and Professional Writing. Ms. Waugh received a Masters of Arts degree in Creative Writing from Wilkes University and is set to recieve a Masters of Fine Arts degree this year.
Call or come in to the library to register.
2014 Holiday Sale!

 Come in to the library for great deals on
decorations, toys, collectibles, and so much more!
Located just inside the library entrance.
Downloadable eBooks Are Available!
You will need a library card for
Luzerne County.
Here’s what you need to get started:
1) Click on the “eBooks Are Here!” link, shown.
2) You will be taken to the “Magic Wall.” The Magic Wall shows dozens of featured titles available for downloading. Choose a free app for your eReader: axisReader or Blio. You can also download an app from the "App Zone" on the "Magic Wall."
3) Once you have your library card, you can set up a "Magic Wall" account by clicking on "Login," then on "My Account."
4) Choose a tab above the Magic Wall or from the menu to the left to browse the collection.
5) Click on a book cover to get a synopsis or reader reviews.
6) You can begin downloading your choice immediately by clicking on
Checkout Now, or Add to Checkout List and keep browsing.
You can also put a book on hold by clicking Add to Wish List.
Click on the Friends of the Library's page
for the current Newsletter!
General Library:
3 Triangular signboards
Card Tables
Children's Room (Story Hour Craft Items):
Markers, glue sticks, foamies, finger paint, construction paper, etc.
Calendar of Events: