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Friends of the Library

Library Friends are a growing group of public spirited citizens and businesses dedicated to the advancement of the Nazareth Memorial Library.

Would you like to become a Friend? Print and fill out the Membership Form and drop it off at or mail it to the library.


What do the Friends do?

  • We engage in fund raisers, such as the Used Book Sale and Kids Karnival, as well as organizing tours, trips, lectures, and book sales...
  • We purchase reference works, books-on-CD, videos and special request fiction and children's books...
  • We sponsor speakers for educational and entertaining programs for adults and children...
  • We assist the Library staff in purchasing and constructing shelves, creating specialized work areas, building distinctive reference collections...
  • We cooperate with the staff and volunteers during special programs and projects...
  • The Friends are a charitable, non-profit organization. Any contributions to our organization are tax deductible...

Why does the Library need Friends?

The Friends assist the Library in such areas as:

  • focusing public and legislative attention on the Library...
  • encouraging gifts and bequests, both monetary and material...
  • support in developing facilities and services for our community...
  • stimulating the use of the Library's resources and services...
  • purchasing equipment not covered by budget, such as microfiche readers and PCs for public use...

What benefits do members get?

  • Members receive our quarterly newsletter keeping you informed of the goals and accomplishments of the organization as well as notices of upcoming events and library news.
  • Members are admitted to special previews of our biennial Used Book Sales and can purchase books before the sale!
  • Members receive a coupon for free books at our Book Sales.
  • Corporate members receive free advertisements in our newsletter.
  • Perhaps the greatest benefit is that you will meet others who share your interest in the Library and you will feel the satisfaction of knowing you've made a contribution to your community.

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Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm*
Sunday Closed

* July & Aug, 10am - 2pm

Borrowed Items are Due at Closing.

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295 East Center Street
Nazareth, PA 18064
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