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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library has “Got You Covered for Your Next Great Read.” That’s the slogan of our popular readers’ advisory service, which was designed to help readers fall in love with a new book. Library patrons seeking book recommendations simply fill out an online...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Wanted: New wave tinkerers, thinkers and writers ages 12 to 22 for a creative pen to paper workshop. The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host a six-week stimulating, no-charge writing and brain buzz course presented by local writer, Gerry Ayers. The program, “Way...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host a digital program by Jerry Frear at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. The program, “Self-Publishing 101,” will cover all you need to self-publish your own book. Frear will cover all the basics from writing, e-publishing, on-demand...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host an author talk and book signing by historian Judith Redline Coopey from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9. Redline Coopey will talk about her book, “Brothers: Volume 2 of the Juniata Iron Trilogy.” The iron industry was one of...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is a “Come Write In” location for participants of National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a fun approach to creative writing that encourages participants to write a 50,000-word novel from Nov. 1-30. NaNoWriMo’s Come Write In...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Young Adult books will be the focus of Banned Books Week in 2015, the annual celebration of the freedom to read observed this year from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. “Young Adult books are challenged more frequently than any other type of book,” said Judith Platt, chair of the Banned...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host mystery writer, Sandra Carey Cody, for an author talk and book signing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23. Cody will talk about her writing career and her involvement in the Sisters in Crime writing group. She grew up...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., recently announced that it will take part and celebrate International Read an eBook Day, an annual holiday to celebrate and raise awareness for reading on digital devices on Sept. 18. In recent years, the popularity of eBooks has...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., joins libraries across the nation to make sure that every child has the most important school supply of all, a free library card. It has been estimated that two-thirds of our most vulnerable citizens, children living in poverty, have...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will feature a talk and book signing by Cindy Sanford, author of the book, “Letters to a Lifer.” The book provides a rare insight into life without parole for juveniles in the United States. A true story from Pennsylvania, it is a...

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