Library to host POUND Fitness programs

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host free POUND Fitness exercise programs in June and July. 


POUND is a full-body workout combining the fun of drumming and different types of sweat-dripping exercises. It includes Ripstix to create light resistance, and combines strength training and cardio with Pilates and yoga movements. The program will be offered by Mandy (Bair) Mackey, a certified POUND 

fitness instructor. 


Dates include:

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, June 21.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, June 28.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 12.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 26.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9.

Registration is limited and required and may be made at The program is open to teens, young adults and adults.


This program is one of the many ways Pennsylvania Public Libraries support the PA Forward Initiative by providing this health literacy opportunity for learning.


The James V. Brown Library is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. To place a hold, visit or call 570-326-0536 during the library’s operating hours. Walk-in passport services are available from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.


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.

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