Scholastic Book Fair at JVBrown Library

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will celebrate all children who participated in the summer learning program during a Scholastic Book Fair finale scheduled August 5-7.

Children who complete their reading log and missions in the ReadSquared app will receive a voucher for a free book at the library’s Scholastic Book Fair and a sweet treat. Children who did not complete their reading log but still want to celebrate may still purchase books.

Children’s books will be in the first-floor programming rooms and the tween/teen/YA books will be in the third-floor Lowry Room.

The Scholastic Book Fair hours are:

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday
  • 1-8 p.m. Friday (Kids First Friday)
  • 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the James V. Brown Library.

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.  

Visit for more information or call 570-326-0536.

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 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.

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