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Williamsport – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is offering three ways to get your book fix in this fall.

A new book club, “The Classics Never Go Out of Style,” will take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the third Monday of each month in the third floor meeting area of the vintage building.

The selected books and dates are:

September 16

“Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood. The “Handmaid’s Tale” is a dystopian novel originally published in 1985. It is set in a near-future New England, in a totalitarian state that has overthrown the U.S. government. The book is the basis for the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning drama on Hulu of the same name.

October 21

“Travels with Charley” by John Steinbeck. Steinbeck visits 38 out of the 50 American states during his travels with his dog and meets people who provide a glimpse of Americana along the way.

November 18

“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou is set in the 1930s and 1940s, before the Civil Rights Movement but in the midst of the Great Depression and World War II.

Books will be available to borrow in the main circulation area of the library and as e-books and e-audiobooks. Light refreshments will be provided.  

This program is one of the many ways Pennsylvania public libraries support the PA Forward Initiative by providing civic and social literacy opportunities for learning.

Library hours will be changing beginning Saturday, Sept. 7. The library will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Sunday hours will remain noon to 5 p.m., and the Friends Bookstore hours will change to 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Registration for the classics book club is required. Visit calendar.jvbrown.edu to register or call 570-326-0536.