610-966-6864

3450 Brookside Rd.
Macungie, PA 18062

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Important News

LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO STAFF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19
*NO LIBRARY ITEMS DUE DURING THIS TIME
**BOOKDROP WILL BE CLOSED – PLEASE HOLD ONTO YOUR MATERIALS

Please read below for more service and reopening information.
We follow CDC guidelines! Masks covering nose and mouth required!

Watch our video to see what the library is doing to keep library patrons and staff safe… 

Reopening Information
Digital Resources       

The Latest News…

  • LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • AARP TaxAide
    • Due to COVID-19 and limited AARP TaxAide staff, tax preparation will be limited this year. Those who have had their taxes prepared at the library site within the past two years will receive a call from an AARP TaxAide representative to schedule an appointment. Library staff cannot make appointments.
    • Tax preparation will not be in-person this year. Tax documents will be dropped off to an AARP TaxAide representative and prepared off-site (no in-person waiting). An appointment will be made by an AARP TaxAide representative to schedule a drop-off time. Further details will be provided by AARP.
    • Due to limited availability, AARP recommends that those interested also seek out alternative options for tax preparation.
  • Auto Renewals (something new in 2021!)
    • We’ll attempt to automatically renew your eligible items on the due date.
    • You’ll receive an email notice informing you of the new due date or if the item was unable to be renewed (must be signed up to receive email notifications).
    • You’ll still receive the reminder courtesy notice three days prior to your items being due.
    • This service will begin with items checked out starting December 14, 2020. Items checked out prior to this date will not automatically renew.

Reopening Information

  • Staff are available by phone or email for reference help, other inquiries and to schedule appointments.
  • Browsing appointments (not available until further notice)
    • How it works: 45-minute appointments on the hour for browsing ; Monday – Thursday, 11am – 5pm ; Friday & Saturday, 11am – 2pm. Call the library to schedule.
  • Contactless Pickup Service appointments
    • Available: Monday-Thursday 10am – 6pm, Friday & Saturday 10am – 2pm
    • Patrons will be able to place holds on LML items as well as other LCLC libraries’ items (please note that delivery of items will be delayed due to the quarantining of materials).
    • When hold items become available, a staff member will call you to schedule a curbside pickup time and go over the Contactless Pickup Procedures.
  • Computer Services appointments (not available until further notice)
    • Available: Monday – Thursday, 11am – 5pm ; Friday & Saturday, 11am – 2pm
    • Four computers available during a 45-minute appointment time slots 
    • Please call the library (610-966-6864) to make an appointment.
    • Patrons must remain in the Tech Center area during computer use.
    • In order to maintain social distancing guidelines, staff will not be available for computer/printing help.
    • Computer keyboard, mouse and chair and the public printer/copier will be cleaned before/after patron use. Hand sanitizer is available on the wall across from the library main entrance.
  • Item Returns: The book drop is open 24/7 for item returns.
    • All items must be returned to the bookdrop, none will be made inside the library.
    • For the health and safety of library staff and patrons, all returned items are placed in a seven-day quarantine before being checked in (per guidance from the latest REALM research). Therefore, returned items will appear on your account for at least an additional seven days after being returned (no fines will accrue).
  • LCLC libraries are extending fine-free again! 
    • There are no fines for items that were due beginning March 2, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
      • Please note that if items are overdue for 28 days or more, your account will be charged a Lost fee for the amount of the item and your account will be blocked.
  • Auto Renewals (something new in 2021!)
    • We’ll attempt to automatically renew your eligible items on the due date.
    • You’ll receive an email notice informing you of the new due date or if the item was unable to be renewed (must be signed up to receive email notifications).
    • You’ll still receive the reminder courtesy notice three days prior to your items being due.
    • This service will begin with items checked out starting December 14, 2020. Items checked out prior to this date will not automatically renew.
  • Don’t have a library card? Apply online!
  • All programs for children, teens and adults are held virtually.
  • Digital services remain available (OverDrive, databases, etc.).
  • Item donations will not be accepted at this time. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please continue to check our website and Facebook page for the latest updates. We hope that you stay healthy.


Digital Resources

Digital access to the resources listed here have been provided by the vendors for free during the COVID-19 crisis:

Ancestry.com Library Edition Remote Access
Ancestry and Proquest are allowing libraries to temporarily to make this resource available to cardholders remotely while our buildings are closed. Remote access is available until further notice. Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Search for genealogy & historical records in stories & publications, as well as photos & maps.
To access remotely:
Click on the link above and you will be redirected to the My Account page of our online catalog in order to sign-in. Enter your library card number and PIN. Once logged in, click the “Click Here to Access Ancestry Library Edition” link that appears on the My Account page (on the Account Summary page).

Audible
Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.

Bookpage

Looking for what to read next? Since you can’t pick up the print copy of BookPage at the library now, BookPage is currently offering its digital version to patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. BookPage includes interviews, book reviews, and reading recommendations highlighting the best new books across popular genres.

LOCATION

3450 BROOKSIDE ROAD
MACUNGIE, PA 18062

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HOURS

MONDAY: 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
T, W, TH: 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
F-S: 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
SUNDAY CLOSED

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