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Library offers low-cost DVD copying service

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Preserving family videos and home movies is a great way to make sure you don’t lose precious memories of your loved ones. To help with this task, the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., offers a service to convert VHS tapes to DVDs. The cost...

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Library to participate in Victorian Christmas tour

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will participate in the 22nd Annual Victorian Christmas Tour of Historic Buildings on Saturday, Nov. 20. This year’s theme is “Visual Arts of the Victorian Era,” and to celebrate, the Library’s Moltz...

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An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks

A NYC makeup artist who needs more money signs up for a university study on ethics and morality. Jessica becomes Subject 52 and easily advances to the “next round,” in which she is asked to do more for psychiatrist Dr. Lydia Shields - she’s told what to wear, where to...

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The Secret Place by Tana French

I’ve been enjoying books by Irish crime writer Tana French and didn’t realize I was reading them “out of order” for her Dublin Murder Squad series, but that doesn’t matter. Fans can jump in at any book and have an enjoyable read. This book takes place at a boarding...

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In the Wild Light by Jeff Zentner

I wish more people would read this author. Even though he is considered Young Adult, his writing is spectacular. In the Wild Light, his fourth book, centers on two best friends, Cash and Delaney, who receive scholarships to attend an exclusive boarding school, a far...

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Billy Summers by Stephen King

Stop what you are doing and read this new Stephen King novel ASAP. It is one of his best! Billy Summers is a departure from the King of the past and doesn’t feature gore, horror or supernatural references, save for a few Easter Eggs for longtime Constant Readers....

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