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Summer Discovery

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Visit a Mahoning County public library near you or sign up online on or after June 1 to register for the Summer Discovery program.

Complete ACTIVITIES to earn points!

ACTIVITIES cover a wide range, such as reading a book, visiting a museum or volunteering in the community, doing a science activity, and so many more!

Program Guide (pdf)


baby-sd-cirBaby Brilliant Summer Discovery

Sign Up/Log In Activities Tracker

Complete five ACTIVITIES and not only will you begin to make your BABY BRILLIANT, but you’ll also earn a book.* 

Complete ten activities and you’ll earn a sippy cup.*

You’ll also be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card.


juv-sd-cirKids Summer Discovery

Sign Up/Log In  l  Activities Tracker

Receive a coupon for a FREE ice cream cone from Dairy Queen and a Mahoning Valley Scrappers game voucher just for signing up!

Complete 5 activities and you can select a paperback book.*

Complete 10 activities and you can select an incentive.* Kids ages 3 and up will also get one FREE admission ticket to OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.

Complete 15 activities and you will be entered into a drawing for a gift card.

Complete 20 activities by July 25th and you will receive an invitation to have breakfast with David Catrow, author and illustrator of the book series Max Spaniel, when he visits on July 31st.


teen-sd-cirTeens Summer Discovery

Sign Up/Log In  l  Activities Tracker

Sign up at your local branch or online; visit us in person to receive a Scrappers game voucher and other coupons.

Complete ACTIVITIES to earn points! ACTIVITIES cover a wide range, such as reading a book, visiting a museum or volunteering in the community, doing a science activity, and so many more!

Complete 10 ACTIVITIES and receive a paperback of your choice.*

Complete 15 ACTIVITIES and you will be eligible to win a $25 gift card.

Complete 20 ACTIVITIES and you will earn a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.


ad-sd-cirAdult Summer Discovery (Family Log-in)

Sign Up/Log In  l  Activities Tracker

Sign up at your local branch or online.

Complete activities to earn points.

Complete 15 activities and receive a book light*.

Complete 20 activities and you will earn a chance to win a gift card.


Group Summer Discovery

Summer camp and daycare leaders/directors can sign up groups of kids. Ask for more information by calling 330-744-8636.


*while supplies last

Thank you to these generous donors for helping to make Summer Discovery a success:

Camelot Lanes, Chuck E. Cheese, Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, Dairy Queen, Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Friends of the Library – Austintown, Boardman, Poland Branch Libraries, Library Staff, Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund, OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, Rotary Clubs of Mahoning County, Ruth Bowers Fund for Youth Programs and Services, Sam’s Club, Skate Zone, Walmart