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Click the following buttons to access our Adult, Young Adult, and Children’s catalogs.

eBooks & Audiobooks

For your convenience and enjoyment MLNV offers several online audiobook and ebook collections. They are all easily accessible using your library card information.

cloudLibrary

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Download the new cloudLibrary app through the app store or via www.yourcloudLibrary.com! Download at any time to begin browsing, borrowing, and reading/listening to our collection. Once the app is added to your device, there is a simple, one-time sign in process of selecting the library, and entering your library account barcode and pin. For additional information and support on the app, go to https://www.yourcloudlibrary.com/

Flipster

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Access leading digital magazines on your mobile device with Flipster, the digital magazine newsstand from EBSCO.

hoopla

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To access hoopla you must first register using your library card number and a personal e-mail. Make sure to write down your username and password for future use.

TeenBookCloud

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TeenBookCloud (TBC) is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks (Shakespeare, poetry, non-fiction, science, history, geography, etc.), Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books. Their books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. As a subscriber, you have access to lesson plans, quizzes and their Common Core Portal! These features make TBC a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students. Plus, all these options can be switched to manual so readers can read at their own pace.

TumbleBookLibrary

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TumbleBook Library provides a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

For additional help downloading eBooks and audiobooks to your device visit us at the front circulation desk during library hours.

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Museum Passes

Our Museum Pass collection offers free admission to several museums in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. Passes can be circulated for a week and cannot be renewed. A late fee of $10.00 is charged when passes are not returned on time. All passes must be returned at the Main Circulation Desk.

All passes can be found on our catalog. Passes can be placed on hold for a week by talking to a librarian or through our online catalog using a patron account.

Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum

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Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum includes 3 passes (total of 6 free admissions per pouch); each pass admits the holder and 1 guest free admission to events, lectures, historic sites, the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, and the Research Library. Click the logo for more information, regular hours, and possible closures.

Battleship New Jersey

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Battleship New Jersey includes 1 pass that allows admission for up to 2 adults and 3 children (must be under the age of 18). Click the logo for more information, regular hours, and possible closures.

Allentown Art Museum

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Allentown Art Museum includes 1 pass that allows admission for up to 4 people to all exhibitions; the pass cannot be used for admission to lectures, programs, workshops, or member previews. Click the logo for more information, regular hours, and possible closures.

Elmwood Park Zoo

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Elmwood Park Zoo includes 1 pass that allows admission for 2 adults and up to 6 children. Click the logo for more information, regular hours, and possible closures.

America On Wheels

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America On Wheels includes 1 pass that allows admission for up to 4 people. Click the logo for more information, regular hours, and possible closures.

National Constitution Center

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National Constitution Center includes 1 pass that allows admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children. Click the logo for more information, regular hours, and possible closures.

All passes can be found on our catalog. Passes can be placed on hold for a week by talking to a librarian or through our online catalog using a patron account.

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Gaming

MLNV is excited to announce our new gaming collection!

The library loans video games for PlayStation 4 and Xbox. Video games can be checked out at the Circulation Desk and are loaned for a period of 7 days.

You can request a hold through our library’s online Adult and Young Adult catalogs.

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Board Games

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Sandbrook Travel DVDs

The Sandbrook Travel Collection was established in March of 2018 in honor of Barbara Sandbrook. This collection is our way of thanking Barbara for her dedication, love, and commitment to our community library.

The DVDs below are included in the Sandbrook Travel collection and can be searched in our catalog.

  • Rick Steves The Holy Land
  • Rick Steves Europe 2017-2018
  • Visions of Germany and Austria
  • Visions of Britain and Ireland
  • Visions of Italy
  • 33 Great Cities of Europe
  • 10 That Changed America
  • 10 That Changed America Season 2
  • Earth’s Natural Wonders
  • Earth’s Natural Wonders Season 2
  • The Outback
  • Portugal
  • Rwanda: the Royal Tour
  • Wonders of Mexico
  • A Few Good Pie Places
  • Burt Wolf: Travels and Traditions
  • A Historical Tour of Wales
  • New Travels of Rudy Maxa
  • Best of Travel: South Africa
  • Rudy Maxa’s Best of Travel: Escape to French Polynesia

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Nazareth History

The library offers local history information in both print (books) and online formats. We have a modest collection of local history sources in the non-fiction section of the library that may circulate. Ask a librarian for help in locating these books.

Additionally, we have a local history collection held behind the reference desk that is available for viewing in the library, but not available for circulation. Please inquire at the reference desk to view any sources from this collection.

We have the following online digital collections: The Item, and Nazareth Area World War II Scrapbook. Please click on either of the following links for access to these resources.

The Item

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The Nazareth Item was an independent family newspaper devoted to literature, local and general intelligence. Published 1891-1975.

Nazareth Area World War II Scrapbook

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Newspaper clippings chronicling the lives of area Servicemen and women during World War II and the Korean Conflict.

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Collection Policy

Please click here for MLNV’s Collection Policy.

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*NEW* Tutorials

Below is growing collection of tutorials that will help you navigate through the library’s online features and resources. Please check back weekly as we continue to enhance this collection.

  • PowerKnowledge
    This database is a great resource you can access from home when you are looking for homework help (all ages!), supplement class work, or simply want to explore and discover! The PowerKnowledge databases are age appropriate and cover a wide range of topics with dynamic videos, interactive games, and activities.
  • NewsBank
  • Newsbank contains collections of a variety of newspapers. Articles may be from sources that were originally printed or web based. This link contains videos designed to help you get the most out of Newsbank’s resources.

Newspaper Collection

The library offers access to collections of various newspapers. These can be accessed for free, and can be found at the links below.

America's News

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Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including [insert local title if applicable]. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Express Times Collection

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Explore Nazareth history through local news, events and people with Express Times Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

The Morning Call

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A collection of The Morning Call content from both print and web sources.

Pennsylvania News Sources

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Browse a list of news sources in Pennsylvania. Includes various news sources and can be searched by publication date.

  • Power Libary PA Electronic Library
  • Access Pennsylvania
  • PA Forward
  • Grow With Google