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 […]

OverDrive changes make downloading e-books easier


OverDrive, the North Central Library District’s distributor of e-books and audiobooks, has made downloading e-books and audiobooks easier for Lycoming County Library System users. The OverDrive catalog has been integrated with the online library catalog, Polaris, which means that you can check out and view titles from one place. For example, if you are searching […]

Library to host AmeriHealth information opportunity on Dec. 17


The James V. Brown Library will host an AmeriHealth Northeast information opportunity from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 17 in the Adult Computer Area. Melissa Farenish, quality community outreach specialist for AmeriHealth Northeast, will provide information about the medical assistance plan and health information on preventive health topics such as heart health, diabetes and […]

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 […]

James V. Brown Library has the tools to help you find your next great read

The James V. Brown Library has “Got You Covered for Your Next Great Read.” That’s the slogan of our popular readers’ advisory service, which was designed to help readers fall in love with a new book. Library patrons seeking book recommendations simply fill out an online questionnaire about reading habits, likes and dislikes. When completed, […]

Library knitting and needlework club open to all skill levels


  The James V. Brown Library Knitting and Needlework Circle. The Circle will meet EVERY THURSDAY from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the fourth-floor Senior Tek area in the Vintage building. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters and needle workers in all skill levels. Participants should bring their own projects, supplies, tips and […]