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

Dutch Story Hour (Het Nederlandse Lees Uurtje)

Thursday, August 16 ~ 1:00pm

All Ages ~ Children’s Room

Call or come in to register.

 

Monique Pritchard will be your guide in this immersion experience in Dutch Culture. There will be Dutch stories, songs, and sweet treats.

2018 Summer Reading Program!

For all ages up to high school.

 

The library rocks with you and your friends this summer!

Calling all youth (pre-school through young adult) to have fun at the library this summer! Maintain or improve your reading skills while reading for enjoyment! Attend fun and educational programs! Learn to work together on projects! Join a reading group!

 

Record your minutes in a special reading log and earn prizes as you read!

Choose from any books in the library. Fill your reading log and receive a certificate, a special prize, and an invitation to the final party with rewards, food, and fun!

Relax & Read

 

This is a reading and reviewing program for tweens and teens who like to write! Participants write short reviews of any books they choose to read over the summer. Each time they complete a review, it is entered to win a gift certificate to be awarded at the conclusion of the summer reading program.

 

The more they read and review, the more chances they have to win the gift certificate!

Special August Programs With Stories and Fun!

All Ages Unless Indicated

Children’s Room Unless Indicated

Call or come in to register.

 

Come and spend some down time on the carpet and play and learn with your children!

 

Dutch Story Hour (Het Nederlandse Lees Uurtje)

Thursday, August 16 ~ 1:00pm

Monique Pritchard will be your guide in this immersion experience in Dutch Culture. There will be Dutch stories, songs, and sweet treats.

 

2018 Summer Reading Final Party

Thursday, August 23 ~ Library Grounds

10:00am ~ 12:00pm (Noon)

If you kept up with your reading, and received your certificate and prize, then come to the party and enjoy games, crafts, and refreshments! Bring a blanket to sit on, and don't forget to wear a hat and sunscreen.

2018 Summer Story Time

Registration is full.

Story Times begin the week of June 18 and end the week of August 13.

 

Toddlers (12 Months to 2 Years):

Tuesdays ~ 9:45am - 10:30am: Toddler Time

Participate in a story time, then relax and interact with your toddler with toys and books. This is also a chance to meet and talk with other parents and caregivers.

 

Toddlers (2 Years):

Tuesdays ~ 11:00am - 11:45am: Mother Goose on the Loose

This is an interactive session with your child incorporating stories, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and more for concept learning and fun.

 

Three to Five Year Olds:

Wednesdays ~ 10:00am - 11:00am OR

Thursdays ~ 10:00am - 11:00am

Share a traditional story hour with your child listening to stories, learning fingerplays and songs, and making a craft.

Enrollment for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library 

 
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is an early literacy initiative that provides new, age-appropriate books each month to children birth to age 5, FREE of charge.
All families in the Wyoming Valley with children under the age of 5 are eligible to enroll in the program, regardless of household income.
 
Parents and guardians can enroll their child by contacting Ashley Morrow at 570-270-9109, or amorrow@unitedwaywb.org.
 
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a United Way of Wyoming Valley initiative in collaboration with Success By 6.

 

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