It's February! Library Lovers Month is Here!

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 02/11 2014 02:23AM

Updated 02/11 2014 02:41AM

Friends Book Review Luncheon
The next program for the First Friday Book Review Luncheons, sponsored by the Friends of the JV Brown Library, on February 7, 2014, will feature two works of historical fiction - Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler and The Paris Wife by Paula McClain.
Mary Beth Kibbe, recently retired English teacher and Friends board member, will be the reviewer.

First Friday, February 7, at the James V. Brown Library 
features the handcrafted illustrations of Jerry Trojan, a horse of a different color. 

Jerry Trojan will present from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Moltz Rotunda Room, just inside the front vestibule of the Fourth Street entrance, easily accessible from the street. Stop in and check out the event as you explore downtown Williamsport. For more information go to or call the library at 570-326-0536, or click here. 

Live Headache Free
Come to this free lecture Monday, February 10, at 6:00 pm to learn why you get headaches, how to avoid them, and how this will help you be healthier. Dr. Gregory Pais shares his 40 years of nutritional experience to help you become headache free. 
Registration is suggested but not required.

New tablet, ereader or mobile device?

Be sure to check out the downloadable books and audiobooks we have available for you at ebranch2go

If you need help, why not meet us at Panera Bread on Basin Street from 2:30 to 4 PM on Thursday afternoons?

Or feel free to bring your device into the library and ask for help.
For more information and resources, click here. Help includes step by step guides to downloading library e-books to your device.
Political Information Series
Lycoming College professors Jonathan Williamson and Mehrdad Madresehee have teamed with the James V. Brown library to present a series of programs to shed some light on the political and financial issues influencing our country at this time. On Wednesday, February 12, Dr. Williamson will give a talk titled "The State of the Political Parties in America," and on Wednesday, February 19, Dr. Madresehee will discuss "How Economics Affects Political Policy and how Political Policy Affects Economics." Both programs begin at 5:30 pm. in the Lowry Room in the Welch Family Wing.



Own a Day at the Library
February Days at the Library

February 6 Taylor J. Ertel Day

February 12 In honor of Nancy J. Lady

February 14 Dean & Ann Muller Day

February 15 The Manciocchi Family Day

February 19 Alice Fessler Day

February 20 In Memory of James Schuyler Miller

February 27 Henry J. Hopper Day

February 28 Jane Clapps Day


  If you would like to Own A Day at the Library or give a day as a gift Click Here

To see the complete 2014 Own a Day calendar, Click Here

What is self-publishing and how can it benefit you? On Friday, February 28 at 6 pm in the Lowry Room, media expert Jerry Frear will present "A Guide to Self- Publishing and Marketing Your Book," explaining the facets of self-publishing and using Social Media for promotion.


More information here
Stay connected with the Brown Library! 
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Connect Williamsport, your community calendar, turns one year old this month. Check it out for all the best events in our community!
Visit the Friends Favorites Gently Used Bookstore 
Third Floor of the Welch Wing
Open Monday and Friday 10:30 to 1:30
Tuesday and Wedneday1:30 to 4:30
Saturday 12:15 to 3 
Have used books, CDs, DVDS, and Audiobooks? Donate them to the Friends of the Library for their book sales and Book Store.
Take your donations to the circulation desk. No textbooks, magazines, or moldy oldies please!

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