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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

  • We are currently accepting book donations the first Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of each month.
  • We do not accept VHS or cassette tapes, encyclopedias, magazines, textbooks, or Readers Digest Condensed Books. All books must be in good condition.

Updated 07/08/2021

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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: Tails and Tales

Thank you for another successful summer! Take a look back at the highlights from our 2021 program here.

 

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!

Touch a Truck 2021


Saturday, October 2nd,  2021
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bushkill Township Recreation Fields
1114 Bushkill Center Road, Nazareth, PA 18064

Vehicles galore, storytime with Alice & the Mad Hatter, food trucks, raffles, and more!


Ticket Purchases

Be sure to stop in the library and get your Event Tickets ON SALE NOW at the Circulation Desk!
Single Tickets $5.00 each
Family Pack $20.00 for 5 tickets ($5 savings!)


Drawing Contest

Enter to win our Kids Drawing Contest! This is your chance to show off your creative talent. There will be ONE WINNER selected to have their artwork featured on the Front Cover of our Touch a Truck Keepsake Book and ALL artwork submitted will be displayed throughout the keepsake book! Children are encouraged to submit a drawing that shows their interpretation of our “Touch a Truck” event, representing their favorite vehicle as the central idea. Perhaps they want to even include “Gabe” our library llama mascot!

Our library staff “Judges” will be looking for art that shows creativity, originality, library spirit, and genuine effort. Please ask for your FREE drawing entry kit at our circulation desk today!

The entry deadline is Monday, August 30th.


Dedication Ads for Keepsake Book

As we gear up for our 2021 Touch a Truck Event on October 2nd we invite you to help contribute to our continued success and reach our fundraising goal by placing a dedication ad in our *NEW* Touch a Truck Keepsake Book.

Ad prices and sizes are as follows:
$50 For a full page ad (7.5 x 10 in.)
$35 For a half page ad (7.5 x 5 in.)
$25 For a quarter page ad (3.75 x 5 in.)

Ad deadline, along with payment, is Monday, August 30th.
Click here for your ad dedication form.

Touch a Truck 2019 - 10th Anniversary

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.

September 2021 - 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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