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February 2020

Shake & Boogie @ BT

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join us for 1/2 hour of songs, music and movement; no registration is required. This Shake & Boogie is held in the Bushkill Township Municipal Building, 1114 Bushkill Center Road, Nazareth (4.7 miles north of MLNV). >> Get Directions  

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AARP Tax Prep Services

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on February 22, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 9:30 am

We are happy to announce that certified AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers will be available again this year to provide free tax form assistance to middle and low income taxpayers with special attention to those ages 60 and older. You do not have to be a senior citizen or an AARP member. AARP will be available on the following dates: February 1st, 8th, & 22nd March 7th, 21st, & 28th April 4th & 11th NO RESERVATIONS WILL BE TAKEN prior to…

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Wee Build

February 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2020

A building experience for preschoolers; no registration is required.

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Shake & Boogie

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2020

A 1/2 hour of music, movement and fun; no registration is required.

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Story Times

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join Miss Catherine for stories, finger plays and songs; no registration is required for this drop-in program! Ages 2 years + @ 10:30-11am Ages >2 years @ 11:15-11:45am

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Story Times

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

PLEASE read this section for details on the times and locations of story times. We have story times in TWO locations on Thursdays, all story times are drop-in programs, no registration required! Join Mrs. Kelly for stories, songs, and a craft in the Children's Department! Ages 2 years and older at 10:30-11:00am Join Miss Catherine for stories, fingerplays and songs at the Lower Nazareth Municipal Building (306 Butztown Road, Bethlehem). >> Get directions Ages 4-24 months at 10:00-10:30am Ages 2…

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St. Luke’s Health Network Presents…

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

We are partnering with St. Luke's University Health Network for a monthly series of health topic presentations. Led by health professionals, each month will cover a different subject. February's topic is, Hypertension: How Changing Your Lifestyle Can Help You Treat the Disease Registration is required for this educational program, visit or call the front desk to register today!

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Daytime Book Club

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The Daytime Book Club will discuss, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman.

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Shake & Boogie @ BT

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Join us for 1/2 hour of songs, music and movement; no registration is required. This Shake & Boogie is held in the Bushkill Township Municipal Building, 1114 Bushkill Center Road, Nazareth (4.7 miles north of MLNV). >> Get Directions  

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Teen Takeover!

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Calling all teens entering 7th-12th grade: Join us  for a night full of fun! The MLNV's Teen Advisory Board will be hosting this event and planning lots of cool activities such as: An open mic, where you can show off your skills, whether it's a song on guitar, an original poem, or some fun dance moves! An Xbox lab, where you can play any of our available games on our new Xbox! A writing workshop with local author of Lemonade,…

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Book Clubs

All book clubs are open to the public and meet in the Library living room (unless otherwise noted).

Library-Led Book Clubs

These book discussion groups are facilitated by Library staff members and/or volunteers; registration is encouraged (registrants receive a free copy of the book while supplies last)

Brainy Bibliophiles

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 2020 book selections.

The Reel Book Club

The Reel Book Club is led by Sarah Ellis and focuses on casual conversations about books that have been adapted to the small/large screen.

Community-Led Book Clubs

The following two book discussion groups are facilitated by members of the community; both book discussion groups are open to the public.

  • Nazareth Book Club meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm.
  • Daytime Book Club meets on Friday mornings at 10:30am.

Click here for their book choices and meeting dates.

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Book Sales

We have three main book sales per year, in 2020 the dates are as follows (click the dates for additional information):

During the summer months, check out our on-going book sale to keep you reading poolside on those relaxing vacations!

Book Donations

  • 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.

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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

Our annual Summer Reading Program runs mid-June through mid-August and is designed to encourage people of all ages to read for fun during the summer. Throughout the summer, we run a series of fun events (in addition to our multiple drop-in programs for children) and reading challenges for adults, teens, and children (each with opportunities for prizes).

2019 Reading prizes included:

  • Children: a family pack for Becky’s Drive-In, a gift card for the Crayola Experience, and a family gift card for Knoebels; plus, multiple chances to win $5 gift cards.
  • Teens: Gift cards to Regal Cinemas, GameStop, Target, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Starbucks, iTunes, and Kohl’s.
  • Adults: Gift cards to Birthright Brewery, Smooch, Emily’s Ice Cream, Calandra’s, Zanette’s, Sweet & Savory, Stonewood Tavern, and Cherry Hill Hotel.

Highlights from our 2019 program include: 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!

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

A Slice of Brooklyn on April 26, 2020

Join us for this fun-filled day!

Time

  • The bus leaves William Penn Park and Ride at 8:30am and arrives back at approximately 7:00pm.

Itinerary of Stops with a Tour Guide 

  • Grimaldi’s Pizza (under the Brooklyn Bridge)
  • L&B Spumoni Gardens in Bensonhurst
  • Various Brooklyn neighborhoods
  • Movie locations
  • Coney Island boardwalk

Price

  • $110 per person (this price includes bus, gratuities, two slices of pizza and a non-alcoholic beverage at both pizzerias).
  • All payments are non-refundable.

Pay by Check

  • Checks may be mailed to Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity, 295 E. Center Street, Nazareth, PA 18064. Please make checks payable to Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity and include the name of each person going, email address, and contact phone number.
  • If you are paying for your reservation at the library, you will fill out a form with the names of everyone in your party — be sure to include yourself!

Pay by Credit Card

  • You can purchase up to 4 reservations per transaction either at the library, or by clicking this button:
  • If purchasing online, please list the names of everyone in your party in the Description field, including your name as the point of contact.

Notes

  • Space is limited; full payment is required to reserve your spot.
  • This bus trip is open to all ages; children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • There is very little walking on this trip, other than on the Coney Island Boardwalk, which has many benches.
  • All proceeds benefit the library!

Contact

 

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