The James V Brown Library Presents:

The Author Gala

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Tickets go on sale August 2 at the Community Arts Center box office:
To become an event sponsor and attend a VIP meet-and-greet reception with the author, contact Dana Brigandi at 570-327-2957 or A limited number of VIP sponsorships and seats are available.

There are changes coming to the Gala this year for those of you who have attended in the past. More details will be made available as they are finalized. Check this page for more information. Stay tuned!

This exciting event is the library’s main fundraiser each year. Typically held in the fall, the Gala is an evening full of fun and laughter for a good cause – your public library!

The Gala funds support the library’s mission of being the place to go to learn, connect and grow, and help the library offer programming for all ages.

Featured authors were:

2019 – Lisa See

2018 – Dennis Lehane

2017 – Louise Penny

2016 – Chris Bohjalian

2015 – Ruth Reichl

2014 – Jennifer Weiner

2013 – Lisa Scottoline

2012 – Adriana Trigiani

2011 – Snigda Prakash

2010 – Michael Buckley

2009 – Toni Murden McClure

2008 – Marisa de Los Santos

2007 – Jon and Jona Van Zyle

2006 – (No gala, capital campaign year)

2005 – Adriana Trigiani

2004 – Kathy Reichs

2003 – F. Paul Wilson

2002 – Robert Smith

Tickets are required for this event and may be purchased by calling the library at 570-326-0536.


Friends of the James V. Brown Library
Comfort Keepers Inc.
UPMC Susquehanna
First National Bank – FNB
Fairfield Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge
Gephart Moyer Financial Advisors
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Stephanie T. Calder
Lycoming Centre Presbyterian Church Book Club
Martha M. Gandy
Bas Bleu Book Club
Jane Darrow
Annmarie Phillips
Margie Shaw
Linda Alberts
Christine Johnson
Donna Bastian
Ina Y. McCormick

Thank you to all the wonderful people who helped make the
2019 Author Gala a success!

505 Williamsport
Bastian Tire & Auto Centers
Beth Moser Designs
Birch & Annmarie Phillips
Bullfrog Brewery
Carol A. Lady
Central PA Tennis Center
Chrissy McGinniss
Christine Johnson
Christine Kaiser
Community Arts Center
Dan A Klingerman
Dana Brigandi
Daniel F. Alters
Diane Pelesh
Donna Biehl
Dorothy Fisher
Ettinger’s Landscaping Services & Garden Center
Faxon Bowling Lanes
Faxon Bowling Lanes
Gloria Z. Greevy
Gold Leaf Frame Shoppe, LLC
Janet McNeil Hurlbert
John M. & Linda Confer
Laura Tyler Golf
Lisa Fink Pottery

Lois E. Williams
Melissa Rackish
Olive Garden
Paul & Melissa Starkey
Paul E. Mach
Red Lobster
Rick Mahonski Goldsmith
Robin F. Glossner
Roger Shipley
Saffron Grill
Salon Simone
Sandy Person
Shirley K. Alters
Stephanie  Calder

Steve & Theresa Moff
Susquehanna Gallery & Frame Shoppe
The Barrne
The Crazy Tomato
The Franklin Institute
The Glaze to Be
The Sawhorse Café
Tom & Laurie Burkholder
Tony’s Delicatessen & Fresh Meats
Ultimate Express Car Wash & Pet Wash
Wildberry Studios
Williamsport Symphony Orchestra
Wine and Design