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Library books may be returned to Nitschmann Middle School by going through the Food Distribution lines on Mondays & Wednesdays from 10am-1pm OR keep your library books at home until we return to school.

If you got an overdue notice, just disregard it. 

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Library Policies


  • Students will be respectful of others and speak quietly in the library.
  • All books are due in (3) three weeks.
  • Total of (2) three books for check out.
  • Replacement cost for all lost materials is required.  Please make your check or money order payable to: Nitschmann Middle School
  • Internet code of ethics/conduct will be enforced. Any student using technology inappropriately will lose library privileges.
  • Teachers may place materials on hold in the library for as long as needed.
  • All students entering the library will have a pass from their classroom teacher and will sign in upon entering.

Library Hours






Mission Statement

The mission of the NMS Library is to empower students with foundations in research, information literacy, and technology skills to promote lifelong learning. The program stimulates intellectual freedom, provides physical access to all available materials, and collaborates with ongoing Common Core classroom instruction. NMS Library supports an independent love of reading, creative expression and technology skills needed to be a productive student and citizen in the twenty-first century.

OverDrive eBooks

OverDrive eBooks Introduction

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OverDrive Ebooks: How to Borrow Books

Click: Borrow: OverDrive eBooks link.
1. Select Bethlehem Area School District from the drop-down menu
2. Staff may log in with their BASD e-mail username. The password is your 6-digit employee ID number.
3. Students in grades 1-12 may log in with their 3rd Party User Name (BASD+ID) and 3rd Party Password (SRI). See your building librarian for login questions.
4. After logging in, you may check out up to 3 eBooks/audiobooks for 14 days. These are automatically removed at the end of the lending period.
5. Items may be checked out using a district computer or a personal device.
6. Elementary students have access to Elementary level materials; Middle School students have access to Middle and Elementary level materials; High School students and Staff have access to all materials.
7. If you have questions or need help with downloading eBooks to your device, consult the OverDrive Help Videos link.

8. If you have questions or need help with a device please consult the OverDrive Devices link.

Clever Hub

BASD G Suite- Google Products

Power Kids

Research Resources

Instead of GOOGLE, try this resource to search for information.