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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., has a YouTube channel that features various playlists focusing on programs and activities for all ages.

The channel, at, has curated playlists on the following topics:

  • Sensory Play with Miss Megan
  • First Friday Flannel with Miss Nina
  • Sign Language with Miss Robin
  • Yoga with Miss Megan
  • Finger Play Library
  • Fun Singalongs
  • DIY videos
  • Virtual Kitchen Band
  • Book reviews

The library also has several private Facebook groups participants can request to join:

  • JVBL – Grandparents Facebook Group
  • JVBL – Rockin’ It Science Facebook Group
  • JVBL – Yoga, mindfulness and meditation
  • JVBL – Cookbook Club
  • Sensory Playtime
  • Library LEGO Club
  • Kindness Club

The library supports the PA Forward statewide initiative, which believes that when Pennsylvania residents improve their command of five types of literacy – basic, information, civic and social, health and financial – they can achieve greater success as students, parents, employees, consumers, as citizens. Libraries are community centers of information, technology and learning that will fuel educational and economic opportunity for all of our citizens.

For your safety, all returned materials are quarantined for three days.

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 now available.

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.

PA Forward Literacy Stacks
PA Forward Gold Star Program