Become a Geek Champion for a chance to win prizes

You’ve probably seen the “I geek” billboards around town or people wearing “I geek” shirts. But that’s not the only way you can “get your geek on” at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St. The library recently unveiled a new program aimed at finding “Geek Champions” in our community. Stop by one […]

Check out the back-to-school resources available through POWER Library


It’s back-to-school time and the Lycoming County Library System has the resources to help your child succeed this year. There are a variety of math eBooks focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) available through EBSCOhost on the POWER Library, available at or by visiting your local library’s website at School-age students […]

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

This year’s Honorary Chair for national Library Card Sign-up Month is legendary comic book creator Stan Lee

Every parent wants their child to succeed, and one of the simplest ways you can ensure your child’s academic success is by making a quick trip to the library. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., joins with the American Library Association and public […]

Library to host Constitution Week event on Sept. 17


The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host the Lycoming Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution for a display celebrating the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, various booklets, pamphlets and puzzle activities about the framers and the U.S. Constitution, […]

Library seeks volunteers with genealogy expertise

The James V. Brown Library is in search of volunteers who are knowledgeable in genealogy research. The genealogy research volunteer will assist the Information Services staff with looking up archived obituaries, microfilm requests and more. The library has all major local newspapers from 1807 to the present available on microfilm. The library’s collection includes the […]

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 a […]

Jennifer Weiner is featured author for Brown Library fundraising gala


Sold Out. Accepting Waitlist Names Now Only a handful of tickets remain for the James V. Brown Library’s 12th annual Author Gala, which will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Williamsport Country Club. This year’s featured author is New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner. She has written more than […]

The Poetry Forum Meets Monthly


The Poetry Forum’s next meeting will be Monday, October 20 at 4 pm in the Winter’s Room, Main Library.  ( Please note, there will be no meeting for September, we will meet again in October ) Please make plans to  join us! Read the poem of the month below. . . The Poetry Forum is […]