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. You can even create multiple copies of personal DVDs for $10 a copy, making this a perfect gift for loved ones.

Fill out the online form located under VHS to DVD conversions in the Services section of the website at . Your personal DVDs never leave the library. Please note that no copyrighted materials will be accepted.

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