James V. Brown Library Offers Free Recorder Lessons | News, Sports, Jobs

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., partners with the Williamsport Music Club to offer free beginner recorder lessons for seniors.

Classes will be held weekly from April 11 through May 16 and will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lowry Room on the third floor of the Welch Children’s Wing.

Learn something new in your golden years and be part of a fun group. This six-week course meets once a week for beginners, so no experience is necessary. The library will provide recorders, and there will be light refreshments and social time.

Lessons will be taught by Lucy Henry, and the class will be open to the first 15 participants. Registration is required and can be done by visiting calendar.jvbrown.edu, https://bit.ly/3MZOkdj or by calling 570-326-0536.

This program supports the state initiative PA Forward by providing social and civic literacy opportunities for learning and highlighting the transformative nature of public libraries within a community. Libraries contribute to education, employment, entrepreneurship, engagement and empowerment, but are often overlooked as catalysts for powerful individual and community change.

The James V. Brown Library is open for browsing and pick-up 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. To reserve, visit www.jvbrown.edu or call 570-326-0536 during library hours. The library is also open for the use of public computers and for services such as printing, faxing, copying and scanning. Walk-in passport services are available.

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is the place to go to learn, connect, and grow. Founded in June 1907, the library champions the love of reading, opens new doors to lifelong learning, provides refuge for those who seek it, and ensures the preservation of public library services for future generations. The library welcomes over 225,000 visitors a year and circulates half a million items a year. A member of the Lycoming County Library System, the James V. Brown Library participates in PA Forward, a statewide initiative to promote literacy in our communities to provide a better future for all.

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