The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will have its first-ever Little League trading pin available for sale beginning August 8.

The Little League pin, “Swing Into Reading,” is the first in a series – Chapter 1 – and was designed by Amanda Emig, the library’s graphic artist. The pins are $5 each and can be purchased by cash or check. There is a limit of three pins per family.

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