The Nazareth Academy Library was renovated during the summer of 2003.The Nazareth Library features an attractive reading room for approximately 90 students. It includes open stacks, a reference collection, and an electronic card catalog.

Extending the Classroom

The Library extends the teaching horizons of the classroom. Library staff members work with teachers to strengthen student reading and study skills. We facilitate collaboration and cooperative learning and offer instruction in bibliographic tools and research procedures.

The Nazareth librarian helps students learn how to use the full range of library tools that they will encounter in college. From the automated card catalog to the latest types of on-line resources. Students must adhere to the Guidelines for Library Use posted in the Library

Circulation Procedures

All circulating books may be checked out for a three-week loan period. The due date is stamped on the due slip. Books may be renewed provided others do not need them.

Reference books are for use only in the Library. A copier is available for student use (10 cents per page)


Current issues of magazines are on display in the rack. They do not circulate. Back issues of magazines circulate for one week.

Library Technology

The Library has 20 wireless, Lenovo laptops available for student use. A student ID is required to checkout a laptop.

Three Pentium 4 Dual Core Daktech towers are located on the side of the Library to facilitate research.

On-line periodical databases and other Internet resources are available. Students must sign-in before using the computers and must follow the guidelines posted.