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Book Review Luncheon 

Sing Me a Story – Dec. 2 Book Review Luncheon

Lucy Henry will present the special December 2 book review.  It is titled “Sing Me a Story” and features vocalist Lucy Henry accompanying herself on the dulcimer. Come and listen to ballads and folk songs that communicate a story line through music.

Henry sings with the Williamsport Civic  Chorus and has performed with  VJQ, lucydulcimerluncheona vocal jazz quartet and Black Bear Crossing, an
acoustic folk group. She is a frequent performer with the Williamsport  Community Theater League, a  flutist in the Flute Choir and performs with the Penn Central Wind Band.  Henry was one of the founders of the local branch of the New Horizons Band and continues as one of the conductors.

We hope you will be able to attend this book review on a topic that is of interest to all of us as well as to enjoy a delightful musical segue into the holiday season.

The luncheon will start at 12 noon in the Lowry Room of the Welch Family wing of the James V. Brown Library.  Those who wish may purchase lunch at noon for $6.  To reserve lunch, use the online reservation calendar on the library website ( where you will find a prompt for reservations or call Dana at the Library at 570-326-0536, ext. 114.  Reservations should be made by the Wednesday before the review, specifically November 2 and November 30(Please note that you should register only if you wish to reserve lunch.)  You may bring your own lunch or simply attend the book review which will start at 12:30 p.m.  Parking is available in the public lot off Market Street, adjacent to the Welch Wing.

2016 Friends' Board of Directors and Members

2016 Friends’ Board of Directors


  • President: Greg Thomas
  • Vice President: Ardythe Cross
  • Treasurer: Dave Wright
  • Secretary: Mary Beth Kibbe
  • Representative from Library Board of Trustees: Gloria Greevy
  • Nancy Berkheimer
  • Shirley Bittenbender
  • Nancy Boyer
  • Jim Burget
  • Dave Dahl
  • Chuck Featherstone
  • Letty Gray
  • Janet Hurlbert
  • Linda Morris
  • Gayle Peters-Coates
  • Eleanor Phillips
  • Sue Wright
  • Jeanne Yaggi