Brown Library is a ‘Come Write In’ spot for National Novel Writing Month participants

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is a “Come Write In” location for participants of National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing that encourages participants to write a 50,000-word novel from ...

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Market Street Matinees return to Brown Library in November

Market Street Matinees are free films shown in a comfortable environment on a big screen with high-quality sound at 2 p.m. each Tuesday during November in the Lowry Theatre on the third floor of the Welch Family Wing. The movies ...

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Brown Library seeks members for Teen Advisory Board

The James V. Brown Library is establishing a Teen Advisory Board. The Teen Advisory Board will be under the guidance of Kim Cochran, teen and adult programming coordinator and information services librarian. The group will allow her to get to know ...

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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. ...

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Library offers free online Pennsylvania Driver Permit practice tests

Did you know that 72 percent of people fail their DMV driving test the first time? In partnership with, the James V. Brown Library, now offers free online Pennsylvania Driver Permit practice tests  by selecting “Online Resources.” Patrons can take ...

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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 ...

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Friends October Membership Special: 50% off  Children, Teen & Tween

Bookstore Hours:
Monday:10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday:1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Friday: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Saturday: 12:15 to 3:00 pm
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