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September 2020

OUTSIDE Story Time

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Please join us outside on the library's lawn on Thursdays at 10:30am. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again, and to keep everyone as safe as possible, we ask that everyone wears a mask and maintains social distancing. This program is weather-dependent; in case of inclement weather, we will share Story Time on Facebook Live!

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Women’s Suffrage Movement: Outside Exhibit

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Stop by our very first outdoor exhibit! This month we will be focusing on the Women's Suffrage Movement. The exhibit will include fun information, interactive elements, and the beautiful outdoors! PLEASE NOTE: The exhibit will be CANCELLED if there is inclement weather. Please call us at 610-759-4932 if you have any questions.  Although the exhibit is outside, we encourage you to wear masks and practice social distancing if there are other patrons near you. We also encourage you to bring…

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Early Bird Hours for Seniors

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

We are welcoming senior citizens and those patrons with high risk health issues to come inside our library and browse our collection every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-10am. Patrons are encouraged to make their selections in a timely manner; we will allow only 10 patrons in the building at one time. You can call 610-759-4932 to make an appointment; walk-ins are welcome, as spots become available.

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Early Bird Hours for Seniors

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

We are welcoming senior citizens and those patrons with high risk health issues to come inside our library and browse our collection every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-10am. Patrons are encouraged to make their selections in a timely manner; we will allow only 10 patrons in the building at one time. You can call 610-759-4932 to make an appointment; walk-ins are welcome, as spots become available.

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OUTSIDE Toddler Shake & Boogie

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

Please join us outside on the library's lawn Tuesdays at 10:30am. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again, and to keep everyone as safe as possible, we ask that children bring their own instruments (we will no longer provide instruments) and maintain social distancing. This program is weather-dependent; in case of inclement weather, we will share Shake & Boogie on Facebook Live!

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Early Bird Hours for Seniors

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

We are welcoming senior citizens and those patrons with high risk health issues to come inside our library and browse our collection every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-10am. Patrons are encouraged to make their selections in a timely manner; we will allow only 10 patrons in the building at one time. You can call 610-759-4932 to make an appointment; walk-ins are welcome, as spots become available.

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OUTSIDE Story Time

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Please join us outside on the library's lawn on Thursdays at 10:30am. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again, and to keep everyone as safe as possible, we ask that everyone wears a mask and maintains social distancing. This program is weather-dependent; in case of inclement weather, we will share Story Time on Facebook Live!

Find out more »

Early Bird Hours for Seniors

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

We are welcoming senior citizens and those patrons with high risk health issues to come inside our library and browse our collection every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-10am. Patrons are encouraged to make their selections in a timely manner; we will allow only 10 patrons in the building at one time. You can call 610-759-4932 to make an appointment; walk-ins are welcome, as spots become available.

Find out more »

Women’s Suffrage Movement: Outside Exhibit

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Stop by our very first outdoor exhibit! This month we will be focusing on the Women's Suffrage Movement. The exhibit will include fun information, interactive elements, and the beautiful outdoors! PLEASE NOTE: The exhibit will be CANCELLED if there is inclement weather. Please call us at 610-759-4932 if you have any questions.  Although the exhibit is outside, we encourage you to wear masks and practice social distancing if there are other patrons near you. We also encourage you to bring…

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Early Bird Hours for Seniors

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

We are welcoming senior citizens and those patrons with high risk health issues to come inside our library and browse our collection every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9-10am. Patrons are encouraged to make their selections in a timely manner; we will allow only 10 patrons in the building at one time. You can call 610-759-4932 to make an appointment; walk-ins are welcome, as spots become available.

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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 2020 book selections.
  • Nazareth Book Club meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm; click here to view a complete list of this book club’s 2020 book selections.
  • Daytime Book Club meets on Friday mornings at 10:30am; click here to view a complete list of this book club’s 2020 book selections.

 

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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

Summer Reading Program 2020

Click here for the Week 2 schedule: June 22nd – June 26!

Our annual Summer Reading Program runs June 15th through August 8th and is designed to encourage people of all ages to read for fun during the summer.

This summer may not look like previous summers to many of us, however, you can count on the library to bring you the best virtual programs, events, and activities for ALL ages throughout the summer! Please join us for our Summer Reading Program 2020.

To go to our Summer Reading Program website or to register, click here.

TIPS: For a better experience while registering, make sure to have the library cards for all family members you plan on enrolling in our Summer Reading Program. Reach out to srozell@nazarethlibrary.org for technical assistance.

 

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!

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!

This year, DC’s Wonder Woman is acting as co-chair and helping to spread information on the importance of a library card. For more information on the history of #LibraryCardSignUpMonth 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. Anyone who signs up for a new library card this month will be entered for a chance to win our “Libraries Rock!” Raffle Basket!

For more information on MLNV library card eligibility click here.

Want to learn more about Wonder Woman? Check out DC’s website. If you’re a lover of comics, make sure to check out MLNV’s print graphic novel collection and hoopla’s digital collection!

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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!

~ Recorded Story Times!

When the library is closed, you can still enjoy story times from your favorite Children’s Librarians on Facebook, or by clicking the links below! Check back in a few days for more!

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~ STEM Challenges

Check out these great STEM Challenges, presented by Joe McMaster, MLNV’s Technology Coordinator! Share your results on Facebook and/or Instagram, dates of challenges are shown below. Have FUN!

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