Library to host documentary as part of ‘Created Equal’ civil rights project


The James V. Brown Library,  is partnering with Lycoming College to show a film as part of the national Created Equal Project. The film, “The Loving Story,” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 6, in the Lowry Room on the third floor of the Welch Family Wing. The 2011 documentary is about Mildred […]

Movie Matinees for February


Market Street Matinees have returned to the James V. Brown Library, in the new year. 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  February in the Lowry Theatre on the third floor of the Welch Family Wing.  The movies […]

Library to host program about creating small business and nonprofit websites


The James V. Brown Library, will host the program, “Getting and Maintaining a Website: What Every Small Business and Nonprofit Should Know,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 9. Elaine M. Decker, owner Kiski Spider Web Designs, will present the program. She will discuss the tips, tricks, questions and mistakes gathered from a website […]

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 exploration of books from different genres focused on […]

Celebrate your library in February as part of National Library Lovers’ Month

The James V. Brown Library,  is recognizing February as National Library Lovers’ Month, a month-long celebration of school, public and private libraries of all types. This is a time for everyone to recognize the value of libraries and to work to assure that the nation’s libraries will continue to serve. Here are some ways you […]

Library receives large donation of books in Spanish


The James V. Brown Library, recently received a large donation of Spanish fiction and nonfiction books. The donation includes cookbooks, popular authors, romance and self-help books, and nearly doubles the offerings of Spanish language titles in the library. According to the 2010 Census, 1.3 percent of our population in Lycoming County are of Hispanic descent. […]

Forever Young (Adult) Book Club begins in January


Are you a little less “Y” and a bit more “A” but still like Young Adult literature? Then the James V. Brown Library has the perfect book club for you! The new Forever Young (Adult) monthly Book Club will begin in January and will be an open forum for YA Literature lovers to share what […]

New policy begins Jan. 1 for public access computers


Effective Jan. 1, 2015, the James V. Brown Library has a new policy for using the public access computers. Library cards will be required for patrons who wish to use the computers. A photo ID and proof of address are required for a free library card. Guest passes will no longer be issued for Lycoming […]