New York Times bestselling author Beverly Lewis to visit library

Award-winning and bestselling author Beverly Lewis will make an exceptional 25 stops through Pennsylvania and Maryland in promotion of The River, a stand-alone novel set in Lancaster County. With nearly 18 million copies of her books in print, Lewis will greet fans during the 10-day tour ...

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Brown Library and Lycoming College partner for CollegeTown Book Chat Society programs

The James V. Brown Library and Snowden Library of Lycoming College have collaborated for a year-long book discussion group. The CollegeTown Book Chat Society is a joint effort to engage members of the Lycoming College community and patrons of James V. Brown Library in a yearlong ...

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Brown Library approved for educational tax credit program

The James V. Brown Library,  is an approved Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). The unique academic enrichment opportunities the library offers at no charge to participants have qualified us as an “innovative educational program.” This means that a ...

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Jennifer Weiner is featured author for Brown Library fundraising gala

Sold Out. Accepting Waitlist Names Now Only a handful of tickets remain for the James V. Brown Library’s 12th annual Author Gala, which will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Williamsport Country Club. This year’s featured author is New York Times bestselling ...

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Brown Library partnership wins state best practice award

The James V. Brown Library has once again been recognized with a Carolyne L. Smith Best Practices in Early Learning Award by the Pennsylvania Library Association. The award was for the Baby Café program, which is a partnership with Susquehanna Health to provide a safe and ...

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The staff and Trustees of the James V. Brown Library are saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Marshall D. Welch, Jr. Because of his great generosity, the Library was able to acquire the land on which to build the Kathryn Siegel Welch Children’s Wing, named for his mother. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to his wife Mary and all of his family at this difficult time.

 

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