Who We Are

Mission Statement​

The Museum and Library Alliance of the Greater Lehigh Valley aims to provide

professional development opportunities for Lehigh Valley museum and library staff

and to foster a network of common resources and opportunities for collaboration.


1. Aid in the professional development of museum and library employees
through presentations, symposiums, and workshops.

2. Encourage and facilitate cross-collaboration between museums and libraries

in the greater Lehigh Valley.

3. Combine resources to aid in greater impact of Lehigh Valley museum

and library programs and exhibitions.

4. Establish an online resource forum for LV museum and library professionals.

Our Officers

Susan Falciani Maldonado

Special Collections & Archives Librarian at Muhlenberg College

Vice President

Andria Zaia

Curator of Collections at the National Museum of Industrial History and Professor of Anthropology at Northampton Community College


Brittany Schrum Merriam

Curator at Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society

and Adjunct Professor of Art History at Lehigh Carbon Community College

Get involved! We always welcome new members and volunteers.