We Welcome You Back!

Beginning Tuesday, February 16th, the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity will implement the following updated procedures.

What Are Your Current Hours?

Mondays and Fridays
10:00 am - 5:00 pm curbside services available
10:00 am - 2:00 pm open for adults' and children's browsing

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
10:00 am - 7:00 pm curbside services available
10:00 am - 2:00 pm and 4:00 - 7:00 pm open for adults' and children's browsing

9:00 am - 3:00 pm curbside services available
10:00 am - 2:00 pm open for adults' and children's browsing

Can I Come in the Library?
Yes!  The first floor (new books, adult fiction, nonfiction, large print, CDs, DVDs and other media, magazines) will be open for browsing during the designated hours above.  large portion of the children's collection will also be available on the first floor.   Gloves are highly recommended while browsing and are available as you enter the building.

Do I Have to Wear a Mask and Social Distance?
The health of our patrons and staff is a top priority.  Masks are required to be worn correctly over your mouth and nose while in the library.  We also ask that you social distance.  If a patron has a medical condition and cannot wear a mask, it is requested that they speak to a staff member at the library desk; accommodations will be made for people with medical conditions.  

Do I Have to Make an Appointment to Browse?
No, but you are encouraged to do so, as there is a maximum capacity of twenty patrons in the building at one time.

What If I Want a Specific Book That's on the Second Floor or in the Attic?
Ask a staff member to locate it for you.  We are more than happy to help.

Can I Still Use the Computers?
There is a limited number of public workstations available.  We ask that you limit your computer usage session to 30 minutes.  Call the library to schedule an appointment.

Is Curbside Still Available?
Absolutely.  After scheduling an appointment via MyLibrosimply call us when you arrive, tell us what parking spot you are in and the color of your vehicle, pop your trunk, and we will bring the checked-out materials to you.  Also, certain hours are allotted specifically to curbside services and are designated above.

How Do I Return My Library Materials?
Returns should be made outside in the book drop.  Please continue to place your library materials in a closed plastic bag.

What Happens When I Return Materials?
Returned materials are quarantined in their bags for seven days.  (If your materials are still on your record days after you returned them, don't worry!)  They are then carefully wiped with a sanitizing wipe before being reshelved.

Can I Still Renew Materials?
Yes, absolutely - call the library or renew them via your library account online.  Your items will also automatically renew for two more weeks UNLESS the item is on hold for someone else.  You will receive a notice with a new due date and/or information on items that cannot be renewed.

Are You Still Holding Programs?
Virtual programming will continue to be held.

Are Tax Services Available?
Tax forms are available at the library.  For tax services, patrons are encouraged to contact AARP in March via the local phone number 484-373-9810 or at 888-687-2277.

for your patience as we continually monitor the situation
for the health and safety of all patrons and staff!
Check the library website and social media for updates.
We look forward to seeing you soon!

Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity 
295 East Center Street, Nazareth PA  18064