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WKKK: Ladies of the Invisible Empire

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Williamsport Sun-Gazette, in no uncertain terms, does not condone or excuse the actions of the Ku Klux Klan. The KKK was and still very much is an evil, white supremacist organization. However, we feel it is important to educate about the local legacy of white ...

James V. Brown Library plans ‘Get Caught Reading’ event in May

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is celebrating May as “Get Caught Reading” month, a nationwide public service campaign launched by the Association of American Publishers to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read. May is officially Get Caught Reading month, but ...

Friends of JBV Library to host May book review talk

The Friends Book Review Committee will host Dr. Kerry Richmond on May 6, 2022, who will review “The Sun Does Shine: How I found life and freedom on death row” by Anthony Hinton. This moving memoir brings the death penalty into focus as Hinton serves 30 years in prison for a crime he did ...

James V. Brown Library receives $10K grant, highest nonprofit recognition

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is one of 200 libraries nationwide to receive a $10,000 grant through ALA’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity. The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded $2 million in humanities funding to libraries ...