Brown Library adds NoveList to online resources

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., recently added NoveList Plus to its online resources. 

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. With NoveList Plus, you can find titles, articles, and lists for both your fiction and nonfiction needs. NoveList Plus also included audiobook information, including audiobook recommendations and audio samples. 

Log in to NoveList Plus by visiting the Online Resources page of Find the “Recommended Reads Lists” located on the left side of the home page. Choose from any of the hundreds of great books organized by genre and age level. NoveList suggestions also appear when you click “full display” on a title in the online catalog and scroll down to “suggestions and more” for read-alikes, story elements, ratings and reviews.

With NoveList, you can search for reading levels, view a list of books by an author or in a series, and even search for authors of a particular nationality or cultural identity. Media Mentions tracks new titles have garnered buzz on popular U.S. radio and network and cable television programs, like NPR’s Daily Show on Point, Ellen, CBS This Morning and more.

This is one of the many ways the library supports the PA Forward Initiative by providing information literacy opportunities for learning. When Pennsylvania residents know how to use current technology to improve their education and enhance their skills, they can fully participate in a digital society.

The James V. Brown Library is open for browsing and holds pick up from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. To place a hold, visit or call 570-326-0536 during the library’s operating hours. The library also is open for public computer usage and for services such as printing, faxing, copying and scanning. Walk-in passport services are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport, Pa., is the place to go to learn, connect and grow. Founded in June 1907, the library champions the love of reading, opens new doors to lifelong learning, provides a haven to those who seek and ensures the preservation of public library services for future generations. The library has more than 225,000 visitors in a year and circulates a half-million items annually. A member of the Lycoming County Library System, the James V. Brown Library participates in PA Forward, a statewide initiative to promote literacies in our communities to power a better future for everyone.

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