WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library’s has several upcoming programs designed to offer the lifelong learning needs of adults in the community. From cooking, to creating, to chatting about books and learning about local history, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

 

Programs include:

  • Jan.20 – 10:30 a.m., Classics Book Club – “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith.
  • Jan 21 – 10:30 a.m., HOPE Storytime
  • Jan. 21 – 12 p.m., Cookbook Club – Sumptuous soups and breads
  • Jan. 22 – 6 p.m., Lycoming Audubon Society – Yellowstone
  • Jan.24 – 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Crafternoon Adult DIY – teacup candles
  • Jan. 28 – 6 p.m., Plan your digital marketing calendar with Jerry Frear
  • Tuesdays in February and March – Chair yoga with Alicia Koch, 12 p.m.
  • Feb. 3 – 1:30 a.m., Facebook 101 for adults
  • Feb. 10 – 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Crafternoon Adult DIY – puzzle wreaths and hearts
  • Feb. 17 – 10:30 a.m., Classics Book Club – “1984” by George Orwell.
  • Feb. 18 – 10:30 a.m., HOPE adult storytime
  • Feb. 18 – 12 p.m., Cookbook Club – Tasty Tapas
  • Feb. 25 – 11:45 a.m., “You’ve Been Booked” adult book club: “Women Rowing North” by Mary Pipher.
  • Feb. 26 – 6 p.m., Lycoming Audubon Society – Climate change and raptors
  • March 4 – 6 p.m., Williamsport: Past and Present by Elaine Decker
  • March 5 – 6 p.m., Raise the Region marketing tactics with Jerry Frear.
  • March 16 – 10:30 a.m., Classics Book Club – “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.
  • March 17 – 10:30 a.m., HOPE adult storytime
  • March 17 – 12 p.m., Cookbook Club – Foods from Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  • March 26 – 6 p.m., Lycoming Audubon Society meeting – Animal Tracks, Scat and Sign in PA and CA.
  • March 30 – 6 p.m., John Maietta – Ancient Greece Part 1
  • March 31 – 11:45 a.m., “You’ve Been Booked” adult book club: “Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson.
  • Don’t forget to check out the ongoing programs such Chess for Everyone on Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m.; Informal Bridge Gathering on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11:30 a.m.; Needles and Yarn from 12-2 p.m. on Thursdays; and the Write Now community open writing sessions at 5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.

 

These programs support the PA Forward state initiative by providing social and civic literacy opportunities for learning and highlighting the transformative nature of public libraries within a community. Libraries contribute to education, employment, entrepreneurship, engagement and empowerment but are often overlooked as catalysts for powerful individual and community change.

 

No registration is required for adult programs. For more information, visit calendar.jvbrown.edu or call 570-326-0536.

 

The James V. Brown Library is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; and 24/7 at www.jvbrown.edu