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The current Library Hours are as follows:
- Monday 10am-5pm
- Tuesday 10am-8pm
- Wednesday 10am-8pm
- Thursday 10am-8pm
- Friday 10am-5pm
- Saturday 9am-4pm
- Sunday CLOSED
Technology use is available on an appointment basis. Please call the library at 610-759-4932 for more information.
Next Section2021-2022 Closings & Holidays
2021-2022 Closings & Holidays
Any unanticipated full-day or early closures, and delayed openings will be noted on this website, Facebook, and Instagram. In addition to these resources, you can check WFMZ for adjusted hours due to inclement weather.
The following is a list of scheduled closures (all are full-day, unless otherwise noted).
- January 1, 2022 – New Year Holiday
- January 17, 2022 – Martin Luther King Day
- February 21, 2022 – Presidents’ Day
- April 15/16, 2022 – Spring Holiday
- May 28-30, 2022 – Memorial Day
- July 4, 2022 – Observation of the Fourth of July
- September 3-5, 2022 – Labor Day
- Saturday, October (TBD) – Nazareth Halloween Parade
- November 23 @ 5 pm – Thanksgiving Holiday Closure Begins
- November 24-26 – Thanksgiving Holiday
- Saturday, December 10, 2022 – Christmas in Nazareth
- December 24-26, 2022 – Winter Holiday
- December 30, 2022 @ 5pm – New Year Holiday Begins
- December 31, 2022 – New Year Holiday
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I sign up for the online newsletter?
Click here to sign up for our newsletter.
Do I need to get a library card to use the computers?
You do not need a library card, the computers are open to the public. We do require a sign-in and sign-out for statistical purposes; come to the main circulation desk to sign in.
How many times can I renew a book?
You can renew a book three times, unless it is on hold for another patron (in that case, you cannot renew). Please contact the Circulation Desk for renewal policies for other items (e.g., DVDs, museum passes, etc.).
Do I need to come into the library to renew a book?
The Library offers auto-renewal. This means that when an item is due, it will be automatically renewed unless another patron has placed a hold on it. If an item cannot be renewed, you will receive an email requesting that you return the item. You can also renew via this website, or you can call the library.
Where's the copy machine and how does it work?
There is a black & white self service copy machine located by the patron computers; the coin slot is located next to it (and it does give change!). Copies are 15 cents/page.
Alternatively, you may bring your copies to the circulation desk, where a staff member will copy your documents for you.
For color copies and special copying requests you must bring your documents to the circulation desk.
What are your hours?
Please click here for our hours of operation.
What is the cost of different services?
Please click here for a complete list of service costs.
What do I need in order to join the library?
View Membership Eligibility for complete information.
My children go to Nazareth schools, why can’t we join?
Residents of Stockertown, Tatamy, and Plainfield townships are not eligible for Nazareth Library cards because those townships do not contribute to the library’s funding. If you are a resident of one of these townships, you may purchase a library card from one of the following libraries, to be used only at the library issuing the card:
- Bangor Public Library
- Easton Area Public Library (cards may be purchased and used at any of the 3 Easton Area Public Library branches)
If I can’t join MLNV, where is my library?
The following is a list of local libraries and the townships that they serve.
Go to Memorial Library of Nazareth if you live in:
- Bushkill Township
- Lower Nazareth Township
- Nazareth Borough
- Upper Nazareth Township
Go to Easton Area Public Library if you live in:
- Easton Area School District
- Easton (city)
- Forks Township
- Lower Mount Bethel Township (the part served by the Easton Area School District)
- Palmer Township
- Riegelsville Borough
Go to Bethlehem Area Public Library if you live in:
- Bethlehem (city)
- Bethlehem Township
- Fountain Hill Borough (Lehigh County)
- Freemansburg Borough
- Hanover Township (Northampton County)
- Lower Saucon Township
Go to Mary Meuser Memorial Library if you live in:
- Wilson Area School District
- Glendon Borough
- West Easton Borough
- Williams Township
- Wilson Borough
Go to Northampton Area Public Library if you live in:
- Northampton Area School District
- Allen Township
- Bath Borough
- Chapman Quarries Borough
- East Allen Township
- Lehigh Township
- Moore Township
- Northampton Borough
Go to Bangor Public Library if you live in:
- East Bangor
- Lower Mount Bethel Township (part)
- Upper Mount Bethel Township
- Washington Township
Go to Hellertown Area Public Library if you live in:
- Hellertown Borough
NOTE – Some Northampton County Communities do not support a public library including: Tatamy, Stockertown and Plainfield Township. Residents of those communities may purchase cards at: Easton Area Public Library, Palmer Public Library and Bangor Public Library. These cards may be used at the issuing library only.
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