Are you going away this summer and aren’t sure what to read while you’re out of town? The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., can help!

There are several services the library offers to help you find your next favorite read. From our popular staff picks selections to our Book Suggestions guide, we have the tools to help you discover great books.
School-age children in the Accelerated Reader program can also find books by using the AR Book Finder site available through the “Youth” tab at

Teens once again have access to the summer SYNC program, which offers two free electronic audiobooks each week all summer long. The program ends July 25. Each week, new titles will become available, so be sure to sign up for alerts at
The Library also has more than 2,500 e-audiobooks available through its OverDrive service, which can be accessed at or by clicking “Online Resources” on the library’s page at There you also can download the free Libby app on your device to access your digital library books with ease.

Our “Staff Picks” selections can be found on the home page or by accessing “Using the Library.” These books also are featured in the library’s weekly newsletter.

And if you’re not sure exactly what you’re looking for, stop in and talk with a staff member, who can help create a personalized reading list for you.

The Brown Library is part of a national “Libraries Transform” effort to increase awareness of the changing role of libraries and the ways in which libraries are transforming to meet the information needs of their users.

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