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



Children’s Thanksgiving Books


Thanksgiving books are limited

to 2 per family, for 1 week,

until Thursday, November 15.

Fall Into STEM Expo!

Saturday, November 17

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

Children’s Room ~ School Age

Call or come in to register.


Come to this fun and exciting program to make discoveries about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! Join us for a 3D printer demonstration and more!

Family Night With

the Penguins and Tux!

Tuesday, November 20

6:00pm ~ 7:00pm

All ages are welcome. Space is limited!

Call or come in to the library to register all family members who will attend.


Players and Tux from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be presenting a lively, family reading program at the library.


The players will talk to the families about the importance of reading, about being a team player, and about their careers as professional hockey players. Tux will then entertain the children with his antics as the players read to the children.


So bring your questions along with your memorabilia to be signed and get ready to have some fun with the Penguins and Tux!

2018 Fall Story Time

Call or come in to the library to register after 9:30am.

Story Times begin the week of September 24

and end the week of November 12.


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 to 3 Years):

Tuesdays ~ 11:00am - 11:45am

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

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
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a United Way of Wyoming Valley initiative in collaboration with Success By 6.


 Click the link for a list of YA Card
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