This Week at the Library: Memorial Day Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/27 2014 11:34AM

Updated 05/27 2014 11:36AM

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The James V. Brown Library is closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Why not take a moment and visit our online memorials to Lycoming County residents who gave all in World War II and the Korean conflict.

The Library will also be closed on Monday, June 2 for staff training.
Historian Col. (Retired) John Maietta will present the program, "Floating World: A Lively Look at the History and Culture of Venice," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St. The program will be held in the Lowry Room on the third floor of the Welch Wing.
Fizz, Boom, Read!! It's Summer Reading Time!

Summer Reading registration begins on Tuesday, June 3. You and your child can sign up, get a reading log, and register for programs, too!

To make it easy for you to find out what's going on in the Library this summer, we're offering LOTS of ways to find information.

Here's June's downloadable calendar for you to print! Just click here!
Programs in red don't require registration--they are walk in programs.Programs in black do require registration. You can register on our online calendar or call the library.

On Thursday, May 29, the Williamsport SunGazette will include a handy tab sized guide to all summer reading programming at the Brown Library and at other Lycoming County libraries too! Be sure to pick up your copy on Thursday! A big thank you to the SunGazette!

Click here for our program calendar and register there.  You can also find out more about programs, including appropriate age levels,  on our online calendar.

Starts Saturday, May 31
To Geek:
1. To love, to enjoy, to
celebrate, to have an
intense passion for.
2. To express interest in.
3. To possess a large amount
of knowledge in.
4. To promote.

Whatever YOU geek, your public library supports you!!
There will be more Geek activities throughout the year.

Audubon Society Bobolink
The Lycoming Audubon Society is holding its ANNUAL TUREEN DINNER in conjunction with a panel discussion by our most experienced birders on their favorite birds.  Please bring a "covered dish" to share and your own table setting.  Drinks will be provided and visitors are welcome.  Share your favorite bird or other wildlife story with the group.  Join us for a fun filled evening of great food and even greater birding enthusiasm.

When: 6:00 PM, Wednesday May 28.


Where: The program is free and open to the public at the James V. Brown Library (Lowry Room on the third floor of the Welch Wing)
Own a Day at the Library
 May Days at the Library



May 2 Suzette Meyer Day

May 6 Dianne Maki-Sethi Day

May 7 Lycoming Mall Day

May 8 Margaret Redka Day

May 10 Nancy S. Boyer Day 

May 11 In Memory of Nancy Ann Charles

May 13 Jan Harrison Day

May 14 Molly Knapsack Harbison Day

May 18 In loving memory of Marcia Miele

May 27 Bailey Knapsack 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

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