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Hi, I’m Cyndi H. I am an Adult Librarian Assistant at PLYMC. I enjoy delving into a good mystery, non-fiction, short story anthologies and true crime novels. I also collect early 20th century children’s books. I enjoy art and anything with yarn.

The Latest From Cyndi

Author Spotlight–Zora Neale Hurston

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   Born in Notasulga, Alabama, on January 15, 1891, Zora Neale Hurston moved to Eatonville, Florida as a young child and considered it her hometown. Eatonville was a unique town, in that it was established as the first incorporated African–American community. Founded just north of Orlando, by twenty-seven African–American men on August 18, 1887, Eatonville influenced the setting for much of her writing. (The… read more >>

National Cat Day

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Celebrate Your Feline Friends on “National Cat Day”!   National Cat Day is October 29.  It is a day to celebrates the cats we love, and to raise awareness on the importance of cat adoption. So many of us love our pets tremendously! Why not pamper our Feline Friends with some homemade love? The internet… read more >>

Zentangle Art Therapy

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Create your way to relaxation and contentment! Looking for an easy, low-cost activity to help relax and feel creative?  Explore the world of Zentangle and art therapy virtually through the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Create beautiful works of art (like the images below) instantly, without having to possess transcendent artistic talent.  Zentangle… read more >>