Outreach Services

A mix of resources we offer, from special deliveries to mobile libraries.

These Services are Not Currently Available

Bookmobile

The Lycoming County Mobile Library contains a permanent circulating collection. These materials include adult and children’s books, DVDs and magazines.

How to Renew materials:

Books can be renewed by calling the County Services Manager at the James V. Brown Library at 570-326-0536, ext. 156.

Library Cards:

You may apply for a card on the Lycoming County Mobile Library. You must have your card with you to check items out, but you do not need it to return items.

Checking out and Returning Materials:

All items are checked out to you for two weeks.

Books that are not on reserve may be renewed three times by calling the library or you may bring the books to the Lycoming County Mobile Library. DVDs may not be renewed.

Please return all materials to the Lycoming County Mobile Library by the due date. When stops are canceled due to weather or mechanical problems there will not be any fines or charges for overdue materials.

Storymobile

The Storymobile visits child care facilities across Lycoming County providing hundreds of children in these centers with carefully selected and age-appropriate books that enrich their early learning experiences.

The Storymobile services primarily preschoolers with a set schedule but it also appears in parades and community festivals.

Library Link Locations

The Links are satellite locations of the James V. Brown Library. They bring library services to remote areas of Lycoming County.

Each Link location has a public internet workstation, a rotating audiobook collection, more than 1,000 books including bestsellers and nonfiction, more than 1,000 DVDs and VHS including new releases and classics. For children, there is an early learning workstation and summer reading activities.

Barbours Link

Plunkett’s Creek Township Building
179 Dunwoody Road
Williamsport, PA 17701

Phone: (570) 478-2081

Hours:
6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday
10-1 Saturday

Staff working: Jim Etzel and Mary Ann Lewis

Cogan House Link

Cogan House Township Building
4609 Route 184 Hwy.
Trout Run, PA 17771

Phone:(570) 634-2048

Hours:
6 – 8 pm Tuesday, Thursday

Staff working: Mary Gregory, and Lori Douglass

Pine Creek Area Link

McHenry Township Community Center
145 Railroad St.
Cammal, PA 17723

Phone: (570) 753-3649

Hours:
6 to 8pm Thursday
Saturday 10am to 1 pm

Staff working: Dona Price

Unityville Link

The Unityville Link is permanently closed.

Books By Mail

The James V. Brown Library provides books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs to handicapped and homebound individuals of all ages living within Lycoming County.

There is no charge for Books by Mail.

 

To Check Out Items: 

Fill out the online form below, or email requests to linksorder@jvbrown.edu. Items will be sent when available, in a reusable pre-paid mail bag.

 

To Return Items:

Simply put the books back in the same bag in which they were delivered. Remove and reverse the pre-paid address label on the bag so the Library address is showing. Attach the zip tie in the same fashion as it came to you (located in bag). Bags must be returned!

 

Please note:

  • Bonus books, reference items, local history books and audiovisual materials from other county libraries cannot be requested.

 

We will make every effort to fill your requests. Expect your materials to arrive in as little as 3 days.

If you have any questions, call the Circulation Department at 570-326-0536, or email linksorder@jvbrown.edu.