610-966-6864

3450 Brookside Rd.
Macungie, PA 18062

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Important News

The library is OPEN by Appointment Only.
Please read below for more service and reopening information.
We follow CDC guidelines! Masks covering nose and mouth required!

Reopening Information
Digital Resources       

 

Reopening Information

  • Staff are available by phone or email for reference help, other inquiries and to schedule appointments.
  • Browsing appointments
    • 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 11am – 6pm, Saturday 11am – 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
    • 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 for the rest of the year! 
    • There are no fines for items that were due beginning March 2nd through December 31, 2020.
      • 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.
  • 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.).
  • The Friends of the Library November Book Sale has been cancelled. Item donations will not be accepted at this time.
  • AARP TaxAide will resume in 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:

ABDO Publishers
ABDO wants to ensure that readers everywhere continue to have the opportunity to learn and grow during this unprecedented event and are providing access to the below digital products for free through June 2020.
Elementary Digital Bookshelf
Secondary Digital Bookshelf
Abdo Zoom Online Databases

 

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.

Cambridge Textbooks
Cambridge University Press is making higher education textbooks in HTML format free to access online during the coronavirus outbreak. Over 700 textbooks, published and currently available, on Cambridge Core are available regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. Free access is available until the end of May 2020.

Gale
Gale supports communities as they rapidly shift to online learning during this global crisis and are offering open access to some of their most comprehensive resources for learning anywhere, at any time. Select the links below for immediate access:
Miss Humblebees Academy
Gale In Context: College

Scholastic – Learn at Home Website (Includes ScienceFLIX!)
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Select the “Resources for Families” or “Resources for Teachers” links provided to access ScienceFLIX.
*Note that both BookFLIX and TrueFLIX are available in POWER Library at the links below:
BookFLIX
TrueFLIX

TumbleBookLibrary 
Tumblebooks has made their resources freely available to public libraries during this time:

President and CEO Ron Zevy issued this statement:
“During these difficult times we, like you, are only concerned with the safety and well being of our children. We put business concerns aside and work for the greater good of the community. We hope and pray our content can provide much needed entertainment, distraction, and education.”
Thank you to Tumblebooks for providing access for our community during this time.

 

TumbleBookLibrary: K-6 children’s ebook database. Animated, talking picture books. Story books, puzzles and games, audiobooks, and books in other languages

 

TumbleMath: K-6 math ebook database. TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

 

 

Teen Book Cloud: Grades 7-12 ebook database. Older students or more accomplished readers can read our collection of read-along chapter books. Read-along titles feature narration, sentence highlighting, and automatic page turning.

 

 

TumbleBooks AudioBookCloud: All ages audio book database. An online audiobook library collection of streaming audiobooks

LOCATION

3450 BROOKSIDE ROAD
MACUNGIE, PA 18062

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MONDAY: 10:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
T, W, TH: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
F-S: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
SUNDAY CLOSED

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