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This Week at the James V Brown Library- March 24, 2014

PA One Book author, Susan Stockdale, will visit the Library on Tuesday, April 1 at 10:45 AM for a special nonregistration program. Every family in attendance will receive a copy of her book, Stripes of All Types, which is recommended for children ages 3-6.
Friends First Friday Book Review Luncheon
Friday April 4
April's Book Review Luncheon will compare chapters from Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic, both by Colum McCann, Irish American writer of literary fiction. 

The presenter will be Thomas A. Zimmerman, Associate Professor of Psychology, Humanities/Social Sciences at Pennsylvania College of Technology.  Zimmerman, a native of Williamsport, has been, for several years, the member of a reading group that reads exclusively Irish authors.

First Friday in April Features
 Local Black Heritage Exhibit
Be sure to stop by the Moltz Rotunda Room to see the Local Black Heritage Project, on display  until April 11.
The Lycoming Audubon Society will present 
Finding and Identifying the Sparrows of Central PA

There are 17 common sparrows in Central Pennsylvania, and Alex Lamoreaux will discuss the strategy to identify them. 


Alex is currently studying Wildlife Biology at Pennsylvania State University, and is also a traveling field ornithologist, most recently working for the Center for Conservation Biology. An avid birder since 8 years old, Alex has been able to travel across most of the United States, and also to Central America and Southern Africa in search birds. 


When:  March 26, 2014, Chapter meeting begins at 6 pm with the program commencing at 6:30 pm in the Lowry Room on the Third Floor of the Welch Wing


Visit the Lycoming Audubon Society Homepage for more information
Did you know...

All these great services are as a result of community volunteers! Thank you. 

Click the links above for more information.
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.
Own a Day at the Library
March Days at the Library

March 1 In Memory of Beulah Yerk

March 8 Charlie's Day

March 12 Marin, Lucia and Giovanni Catino Day

March 13 Hope Enterprises Day

March 15 In Memory of Joseph B. Gehret, Sr.

March 17 Henrietta Tyson Day

March 21 Jay & Sally Hilsher Day

MArch 26 In honor of Sylvia Sarno

March 30 Kalas


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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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