Peace walkers to share stories from their journey across America


Williamsport residents who were part of a 13-month peace walk across America during 2010-2011 will be the featured speakers for a presentation Monday, November 3, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St. Register Here The 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace Team members will present, “Stories From the Trail,” […]

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 Nov. 1-30. NaNoWriMo’s Come Write In program connects writers with their nearby community spaces for […]

Meet bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray on Wednesday

Shelley Shepard Gray

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray will be in Williamsport on Wednesday, October 22, and will stop by the James V. Brown Library from 3-4 p.m. in our main circulation area for a meet and greet. Shelley is the author of more than 20 Amish inspirational romance books. Earlier this […]

Library knitting and needlework club open to all skill levels


The James V. Brown Library will resume a Knitting and Needlework Club. The club will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second-floor balcony near the periodicals on Thursday, Nov. 6, 13 and 21. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters and needleworkers in all skill levels. Participants should bring their own projects, […]

Antibiotic allergies focus of free talk by doctor at James V. Brown Library


Dr. Nathan Hare will give the free presentation, “Antibiotic Allergy Talk,” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November. 5 at the James V. Brown Library. Dr. Hare grew up in Southwest Virginia and obtained his bachelor’s from Virginia Tech.  He completed medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va.  Dr. Hare completed his […]

Free technology assistance offered at Panera Bread and Brown Library


The James V. Brown Library is resuming free technology assistance at Panera Bread, 202 Basin St., on the first Thursday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sue Mayshock, the library’s audiovisual specialist, will give individual help for people who would like to download free audiobooks and ebooks on their mobile devices using the […]

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 for November will feature Alan Alda. Matinees are free and open to the public. Attendees […] sees huge growth thanks to recent activities


ConnectWilliamsport, the James V. Brown Library’s free, online community calendar, has seen huge surges in usage thanks to the wealth of activities taking place in the Greater Williamsport area and the community partners who enter those events in the calendar. What is surprising about the results is the locations from which people are accessing the […]