“Death and Taxes: What You Need to Know” program


Library to host program about financial planning The James V. Brown Library will host the financial program, “Death and Taxes: What You Need to Know,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28. Renee D. Laychur, senior vice president and director of portfolio management at F.N.B. Wealth Management, and Jeanette Kitchen, a client advisor at […]

Arm Chair Travelers Series: 500 Miles on the Camino

inca shrine

Arm Chair Travelers Series continues with discussion about pilgrimage trail The James V. Brown Library will continue its Arm Chair Travelers Series with the next program focusing on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail from France into Spain. Local resident Al Sever will discuss his experience walking the trail over the span of 33 days […]

SYNC program offers free audiobooks each week


The summer SYNC program is back again for 2015, offering two free electronic audiobooks each week all summer long! The SYNC program starts May 7 and will offer two Young Adult audiobooks, one classic title and one current title, that users can keep as long as they wish. Once the week is over, two new […]

Library to offer free memoir-writing workshop


The James V. Brown Library will offer the workshop, “Memoir Writing: Your Story, Your Truth,” presented by Dr. Rachael Hungerford, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9. Memoirs are your life’s stories that go from idea, emotions and thoughts to words on the page. They are an act of courage, an encounter with imagination […]

Celebrate Children’s Book Month


Join the James V. Brown Library and other libraries across the nation as we celebrate Children’s Book Month throughout May. The celebration kicks off with Children’s Book Week from May 4-10, the longest-running national literacy initiative that promotes children’s books and reading. The 8th annual Children’s Choice Book Award winners are announced during Children’s Book […]

Library to host STAY photo exhibit for Mental Health Awareness Month

This image from the “STAY” exhibit by Ralph Wilson will be on display during the month of May in the Rotunda of the James V. Brown Library.

The James V. Brown Library will host the photographic exhibit, STAY, throughout the month of May in recognition Mental Health Awareness Month. An opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. First Friday, May 1, in the Moltz Rotunda Reading Room in the library. STAY, is a travelogue into and out of a […]

Brown Library offers proctoring services

Girl taking test

With the rise in online learning courses at colleges and universities, there is a need for students to take proctored exams in a supervised setting. The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., offers proctoring services to aid students in meeting their education goals. Students participating in distance learning programs or correspondence degree programs […]

Registration open for next title of Forever Young (Adult) Book Club


The James V. Brown Library’s Forever Young (Adult) monthly Book Club has announced that the next selection for the group will be the 2011 novel, “Where Things Come Back,” by John Corey Waley. Seventeen-year-old Cullen thinks he knows everything about his boring Arkansas town until one day it all disappears. His cousin overdoses, his town […]