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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 2022 book selections.
- Nazareth Book Club meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm; click here to view a complete list of this book club’s 2022 book selections.
Next SectionBook Sales
Please check back soon for details on future book sales!
- We are currently accepting donations of good-quality books for our book sale in March 2022.
- Books can be dropped off Thursday-Saturday in February and on March 5th, 10th, 11th, and 12th.
- Please do not leave unsolicited donations in the library book drop or outside the library building. Any books left in this way will be discarded.
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:
- December 2021
- November 2021 – Honor Our Veterans
- November 2021
- October 2021 – Special Events
- October 2021 – Book Sale and Author Talk
- October 2021 – Important Announcements
- October 2021 – Honor Our Veterans
- October 2021
- September 2021
- August 2021
- July 2021 – Nazareth Day
- July 2021
- June 2021
- May 2021
- April 2021
- March 2021 – Library is Open Full Hours!
- March 2021
- February 2021 – Library is Open for Browsing!
- February 2021
- January 2021
Next SectionMeeting Room
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.
Next SectionSummer Reading Program
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!
Next Section2021 Touch a Truck
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!
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!)
Touch A Truck Quiet Hour
The first hour, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., has been designated as a quiet hour for children who need limited stimulation. No sirens or lights will be used.
We want all children, with all levels of sensory processing and perception, to enjoy the event.
The trucks are important, but this special event also highlights police officers, firemen and women, and emergency workers; children will get to interact with our local heroes.
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.
Next SectionLibrary Card Signup Month
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.
Next SectionLego 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.