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Plant the Seed to Read Children’s Book Festival ‘Reading’s My Superpower!’ Event is Saturday, April 27

  YOUNGSTOWN (March 14, 2019/For Immediate Release) — Celebrate reading at the 13th “Plant the Seed to Read” Children’s Book Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Mill Creek MetroParks Fellows Riverside Gardens. This year’s event – “Reading’s My Superpower” – promises to be fun with authors and illustrators, storytellers… read more >>

Feb. 18 – Replica of Michael Kusalaba Branch Shows What a 3D Printer Can Do

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County won a 3D model of one of its buildings at a library conference recently. Library Executive Director Aimee Fifarek welcomed CBLH Design at the Michael Kusalaba Branch Library on Mahoning Avenue when they delivered the model. Ms. Fifarek chose the Michael Kusalaba branch for the replica because… read more >>

Feb. 4 – Free Reading Tutors in Two Libraries

Ohio Reading Corps (ORC) has partnered with The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) to offer free reading tutoring to K-3 students. For 6 weeks in February and March, ORC members will provide after-school reading assistance to K-3 students. Tutors will be available Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. at the Boardman Library and Michael… read more >>

Jan. 24-Springfield Library Closed Today

NEW MIDDLETOWN (January 24, 2019 / For Immediate Release) – The Springfield Library, 10418 Main St., has closed for the day due to a gas leak in the area. All other libraries in the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County system are open according to their regular schedule. # # #    

Library Trustee Board and Committees to Meet January 24

YOUNGSTOWN (January 18, 2019/For Immediate Release) – The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) will hold its annual meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, in the meeting room of the Newport Library, 3730 Market St. Building and Sites and Nominating Committees to Meet Prior to Full… read more >>

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