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January 2021

Creative Writing Group

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm

It’s not too late to join the newly-formed creative writing group! This group is facilitated by a local college professor who holds a Ph.D. in English and has a love for writing.  At each meeting, participants will receive a new writing prompt and be asked to share their responses (whether poetry, fiction, or nonfiction) to a previous writing prompt.  Participants may request constructive criticism or just a friendly listening audience. If you are interested in joining the group and obtaining more…

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Toddler Shake & Boogie

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

Join Miss Catherine for some music and dancing fun! Find an instrument at home and dance along with her on Facebook LIVE!

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Family Trivia!

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you want to play, email outreach@nazarethlibrary.org by Wednesday, January 27th at 3pm for the BlueJeans link. This family-friendly event is suitable for individual players age 13+ or for families.

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Storytime

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

Join Miss Catherine and Mrs. Kelly for a storytime! Find a comfy spot at home and watch them on Facebook LIVE!

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February 2021

President’s Day – Library Closed

February 15

The library is closed in observance of President's Day.

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March 2021

Brainy Bibliophiles

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Reading: Flaubert's Parrot​ by Julian Barnes “A Collection of Holes Tied Together with String”: Braithwaite’s Bricolage Biography An incredible novel/thriller/description/meditation/biography/essay...about a famous stuffed parrot. Sort of. Intrigued? A limited number of copies of the 2021 book selections will be available at the library for registrants to pick up and keep. See the MLNV newsletter for registration dates and details. For more information and to register, email jsilvius@nazarethlibrary.org.

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April 2021

Spring Holiday Closure

April 2

The library is closed for the Spring Holiday.

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May 2021

Memorial Day Holiday Closure

May 29
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One event on May 31, 2021 at 12:00 am

The library is closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

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Memorial Day Holiday Closure

May 31
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One event on May 31, 2021 at 12:00 am

The library is closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

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June 2021

Brainy Bibliophiles

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Reading: SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome​ by Mary Beard What do you know about the Senatus Populus Que Romanus (“the senate and people of Rome”?) Let Beard introduce you to nearly a thousand years of the empire’s glory! A limited number of copies of the 2021 book selections will be available at the library for registrants to pick up and keep. See the MLNV newsletter for registration dates and details. For more information and to register, email jsilvius@nazarethlibrary.org.

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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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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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