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Social Distancing Challenge

Hello NAPL Teens!  These are crazy times, but we need to stick together.  Let’s have some fun doing that!  We have come up with a challenge for teens Grades 6 – 12.  Show us how you are helping yourself, your community, and the world during this time.  Here are 50 activities that you can participate in and earn points and community service hours throughout your time at home. 

We will be sharing the pictures on our social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - @NorthamptonAPL)  The top player will win a $25 Amazon gift card!

2020 Scholarship Applications Available

Friends of Northampton Area Public Library is pleased to announce they will be offering one $500 scholarship to any graduating senior living within the Northampton Area School District planning to continue their education.

This scholarship will be rewarded based on merit.

Scholarship Application

Deadline is 4 PM Monday, June 1, 2020.

Library Services during COVID-19 Outbreak

As of Friday, March 13, 2020, the library will be closed from Saturday, March 14 through Monday, April 6, with a possible reopen date of Tuesday, April 7. During this time all programs and meetings are cancelled. Items are not due during this time and fines will not accrue. 

During this time of public health consciousness, we want to remind you that we offer digital resources that you can access from the comfort of your own home.  You can access any of them 24/7 on this website.

Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Alexia Drey, our first Friends of Northampton Area Public Library scholarship winner.   Alexia would like to obtain her Master's in Education and become a secondary education teacher.

Summer Internship Applications now available

Learn the ins and outs of the library. See what happens behind the scenes.  Help promote literacy.  Meet new people.  Gain work experience (looks great on job and college applications ;)) We do require a PA State Criminal Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance (both of which are free).  Download the Intern Position Information and the application below.

Intern Position Information


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