Back Mountain Memorial Library

A member of the Luzerne County Library System

96 Huntsville Road

Dallas, PA 18612


Mon – Thurs:

9:00am - 8:00pm


9:00am - 5:00pm


9:00am - 4:00pm

PH:  570-675-1182

FAX:  570-674-5863

Click on the links below to access our free online resources!

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Dallas Post Archive 1929-1987

The Dallas Post covers the Back Mountain communities of Luzerne County in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The newspaper was established in 1889 and offers its readers community, church, school, and local sports news.

Click on Browse by Title.

Scroll down to the Dallas Post.

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Pennsylvania Job Resources

Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers.

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PA Online Learning

PA Online Learning is a FREE growing collection of tutorials on how to use software, social media, and library resources, such as POWER Library! Explore now and check back later to see how it grows! Selecting the link will take you to directly to PA Online Learning.

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Learning Express Library

Skill building resources and practice tests including GED, student tests, and citizenship exams.

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Tuition Funding Sources

A free site dedicated to helping students find financial aid sources for continuing education.

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Transparent Language Online

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language - Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.

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Social Security

Direct link to the Social Security Administration’s (an independent agency of the US federal government) website. Find answers and general information quickly about Social Security's programs and procedures.

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AP Images

View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

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PA Photos and Documents

Explore millions of digitized photographs, documents, and newspapers from Pennsylvania's rich and varied history. The collections are provided by libraries and other organizations across the Commonwealth.

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Auto Repair Source

Discover the most accurate, authoritative and up to date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step by step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Find detailed repair guides for all types of small engines. Information on more than 25 years of engine models. Offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune ups, brake service) as well as extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type and model numbers.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

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Heritage Quest Online

Trace genealogy and family history through multiple record sources.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

MyHeritage Library Edition

This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

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Teacher Reference Center

This eResource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer reviewed journals.

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Green FILE

This comprehensive eResource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

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America’s News

America’s News provides access to information on people, issues and events locally and around the country. It offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full text articles from newspapers nationwide in a single, fully searchable online resource, including access to more than 3000 US news sources.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

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An American weekly magazine/newspaper published by Dow Jones & Company which covers US financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics.

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Salem Press

An online collection of literary criticisms and American history documents.

You will need to select Library Card Number and enter your Luzerne County Library Card number to access the Salem Press page. Once you have done this, you can create your own account by clicking Register Now.

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The Citizen’s Voice

Find full text articles, 2003 - present.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

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The Times Leader

Find full text articles, 1992 - present.

You will need to enter your Luzerne County Library Card number.

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POWER Library

POWER Library provides access to educational resources such as e-resources, eBooks, primary source digitized materials, the statewide union catalog of materials in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and access to a librarian 24/7 via the Ask Here PA chat with a librarian service.

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Library Access funds administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries.  The views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services or the Pennsylvania Department of Education.


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Cricket Media Collection

This collection includes hundreds of eBooks from renowned family publisher Cricket Media. It can help build strong literacy skills in students from grades pre-K to 8 by offering digital access to award winning, short form fiction and nonfiction titles. This unique eBook collection explores a wide range of subjects to help young readers explore and expand their worlds.

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Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

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Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics such as American Indians, Ancient Civilizations, Farm to Table, The Civil War, Continents, The Thirteen Colonies, US Government, Disasters, Earth Science, Experiments, Extreme Science, Nature, and many more.

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POWER Library Kids

A direct link to the children’s resource page for the POWER Library website.

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POWER Library Teens

A mobile friendly website featuring POWER Library resources for teen users. POWER Teens does not promote grade levels or specific ages. This enables students to use POWER Teens regardless of grade level.