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April 2021

Bilingual Storytime

April 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Shelby and Miss Catherine for the MLNV’s monthly Bilingual storytime on Facebook LIVE!

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Shake & Boogie @ Bushkill

April 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Miss Catherine will host Shake and Boogie every Friday at the Bushkill Township Recreation Fields under the open pavilion.  

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Youth Service Day – Spreading Love: Post Cards to Close the Social Distancing Gap Decorating Party

April 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The library's Teen Advisory Board invites you to participate in Youth Service Day 2021 by joining our Spreading Love event! Help us create meaningful relationships through the COVID-19 pandemic by making post cards for adults living in senior living communities. The library will provide the necessary crafting items to make post cards. To ensure the health of all involved, the event will take place outdoors. Masks are required for all participants. This particular event is open to 10 participants. To…

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Teen Advisory Board

April 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is back for the spring! This session we will be focusing on teen programming, acquisitions and fundraising. Meetings will take place on BlueJeans on alternating Mondays and Thursdays from March 25th to May 10. Perks of joining the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity’s TAB: making new friends, receiving volunteer hours, and the ability to make creative and financial choices involving teen programming & the YA/Teen room renovations. Requirements to join: Entering 7th to 12th…

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Toddler Shake and Boogie

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Beginning Tuesday, April 13th, Toddler Shake & Boogie and Storytime will be held outside on the library lawn, weather-permitting. In cases of inclement weather – or if you can’t make it to the library in person! – the programs can still be accessed via Facebook Live.

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Storytime on the Lawn

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Beginning Tuesday, April 13th, Toddler Shake & Boogie and Storytime will be held outside on the library lawn, weather-permitting. In cases of inclement weather – or if you can’t make it to the library in person! – the programs can still be accessed via Facebook Live.

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Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body with the Alzheimer’s Association

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the MLNV and the Alzheimer's Association for an educational program on healthy living for your brain and body! For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how lifestyle choices may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.   Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use…

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Storytime @ Lower Nazareth

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2021

Join Miss Catherine and Mrs. Kelly at Lower Nazareth Township Park for a weekly storytime! Find them at the pavilion located near the old municipal building.

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Shake & Boogie @ Bushkill

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Miss Catherine will host Shake and Boogie every Friday at the Bushkill Township Recreation Fields under the open pavilion.  

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May 2021

Teen Advisory Board

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 6, 2021

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is back for the spring! This session we will be focusing on teen programming, acquisitions and fundraising. Meetings will take place on BlueJeans on alternating Mondays and Thursdays from March 25th to May 10. Perks of joining the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity’s TAB: making new friends, receiving volunteer hours, and the ability to make creative and financial choices involving teen programming & the YA/Teen room renovations. Requirements to join: Entering 7th to 12th…

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Book Clubs

The following book discussion groups are facilitated by members of the community, all book clubs are open to new members.

  • Brainy Bibliophiles is led by Jill Silvius, Ph.D. and takes a more scholarly approach to book discussions.  Click here to view a complete list of this book club’s 2021 book selections.
  • Nazareth Book Club meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm; click here to view a complete list of this book club’s 2021 book selections.

 

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Book Sales

Please check back soon for details on future book sales!

Book Donations (currently not accepting)

  • We do not accept book donations all year; however, we do accept donations approximately six weeks prior to each sale (please refer to the calendar for exact dates).
  • We do not accept VHS or cassette tapes, encyclopedias, magazines, textbooks, or Readers Digest Condensed Books. All books must be in good condition.

Updated 01/04/2021

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Newsletter

The MLNV publishes an online newsletter that is delivered to subscribers each month. If you’d like to sign up for this free service, please email outreach.

Check out what’s been happening at the library:

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Meeting Room Request

Meeting rooms can be reserved without charge to organized non-profit associations, tax supported institutions, and government entities holding a meeting or event that is both open to the public and no fee or donation is charged or solicited for the meeting, materials or services.

Meeting rooms are available for use by for-profit entities (including for-profit tutors) at the rates listed within our Meeting Room Policy.

For more information on scheduling a meeting room for individual or group use, please refer to our Meeting Room Policy.

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 2021

Our annual Summer Reading Program will tentatively run June 14th through August 7th and is designed to encourage people of all ages to read for fun during the summer.

Check back for more information as we get closer to the sunny summer weather!

 

2019 Summer Reading Program

Highlights from our 2019 program included: a special program from the Franklin Institute, Didgeridoo, a Pride Month celebration, summer coding clubs, a cooking class for children, reading to the pups, brunch bunches, art programs, a stuffed animal sleepover, DIY terrarium classes for both adults and teens, and a special evening with John Adams! We also invited the community to the library to celebrate Nazareth Day–with a visit from favorite princesses Cinderella & Belle, an inflatable obstacle course on the front lawn, face painting, and an Escape Room!

2020 Summer Reading Program

Highlights from our 2020 program included: using the online platform READSquared for the first time, Story Walks along our sidewalks, storytimes with princesses Cinderella & Belle, fun programming with Science Tellers, a Pride Month celebration, a book talk with author Scott Morro, many take-home crafts, trivia nights, and a White Belt Challenge with Action Karate!

10th Anniversary Touch a Truck Event

10th Anniversary Touch a Truck
Saturday, October 5th,  2019
Bushkill Township Recreation Fields


With more vehicles than ever before, at a new venue in beautiful Bushkill Township, and with added attractions (an inflatable obstacle course and two Disney princesses!), we were set up for success at the start of the event! With the additional gift from Mother Nature, the day could not have been better as we hosted more than 1,200 guests and raised $17,330!

For a video recap of this amazing day, click here.


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Chopper Sponsor ($5,000+)

Monster Truck Sponsors ($1,000-$1,999)

 

 

Tough Truck Sponsors ($500-$999)

Bulldozer Truck Sponsors ($250-$499)

Rescue Truck Sponsors ($100-$249)

Other

  • Beatty Contractors & Wreckers, Ltd.
  • Kitchen Magic, Inc.
  • Northampton Community College

September 2020 - Library Card Signup Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month!

Check back closer to September for more details on our #LibraryCardSignUpMonth celebrations! For more information on the history of #LCSUM head over to the American Library Association’s website.

Want to celebrate with us? Sign up for your very own MLNV library card! Stop by the main circulation desk or register online.

For more information on MLNV library card eligibility click here.

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Lego Wall

We welcome you and your children to check out our NEW Lego Wall! This popular play space is located upstairs in the Children’s Department, in the Easy-to-Read room.

Funding for the lego wall was made possible by the Will R. Beitel Children’s Community Foundation.

Have fun!

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