This Week at the Library: Summer Reading Needs You!

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/13 2014 02:09AM

Updated 05/13 2014 02:13AM

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Fizz Boom Read @ Your Library This Summer!
You can help us keep kids reading and learning over the summer!! Adopt a Summer Reader today!

Summer Reading at the James V. Brown Library is 100% supported by donations. Every year, your Library has been able to put on a great summer reading program, thanks to YOU!  Give now, so we can offer the best in programming to all our community's kids!

Every $10 you give will provide programming, support and motivation for one child in summer reading.

Thank you!

How do I participate in Summer Reading?

Registration for summer reading and programming starts on June 3. Watch for the summer reading publication in the May 29 Williamsport SunGazette and check the Library's website at

Every week, there is a special family event,  with programs by well-known folks as the Franklin Institute, musicians, magicians, paleontologists, and more. Free family movies will be offered every week too.

Summer reading is for everyone. There are reading logs, programs and prizes for all age levels, including teens and adults.

Plan now to sign up, read and enjoy!

Remember, Summer Reading at the James V. Brown Library is 100% supported by donations. Give your gift to summer reading today!

May 12-18 is Children's Book Week 2014

Children's Book Week has been celebrated since 1919!! Learn more about the longest running literacy initiative by clicking here.

Of course, we have LOTS of great books for kids at the Library, every week of the year. Come in and visit us!
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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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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