Patron and Library Policies and Procedures

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Patron and Library Policies and Procedures

Click below to view and download the Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity’s current policies for patrons. These policies cover patron behavior, meeting room reservations, and technology usage.

*NOTE: Many of our policies are currently being updated for 2024. If a current policy is not available in regards to an inquiry you have, please contact the library at 610-759-4932 (x1) for clarification on current rules.

Circulation and Privacy of Records

This policy covers who is eligible for a library card, library card use, borrowing limits, privacy and access to records, and lost and damaged item rules.

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Circulation Policy

Collection Development

This policy covers guidelines relating to acquisitions, collection management, and reconsideration of library collections.

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Patron Behavior

This policy covers patron behavior within the library, including food, personal devices, substance use, and appropriate use of library space.

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For further clarification on what constitutues an unattended child, and how the library is directed to deal with any issues that may arise, please refer to our Unattended Child Policy.

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Meeting Rooms

Our meeting room policy is designed to allow equal access to all qualifying groups into the library’s available meeting spaces. Our program policy discusses how library programs are planned and presented.

Meeting Space Policy

Programming Policy

Meeting Space Reservation Form

To learn about reserving a meeting room, please contact [email protected] or stop into the library.

If you would like for a meeting space reservation of library program to be reconsidered, please submit one of the forms below to the Library Director.

Request for Reconsideration (Meeting Space and Programming)

Meeting Room Reservation and Program Appeal Process

Technology and Internet

Our internet usage policy is designed to provide a safe and private browsing experience for all patrons.

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In addition, the library provides the use of free WiFi hotspots to valid MLNV cardholders. To view our policy and obtain information on checking out a hot spot, please email [email protected]