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Kelly M.

Kelly is an Adult Librarian in the Canfield Unit at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2019. Kelly loves all things bookish, from playing word games to dabbling with creative writing. And, of course, reading as many books as possible from all genres, though she especially enjoys romance and YA novels. Kelly also likes crafting, baking, listening to country music, and spending time with her family.

The Latest From Kelly M.

Cheese Please! Recipes for National Cheese Lover’s Day 

cheese platter

Sweet cheeses, January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day! It only feels right that this day would fall within the month of my own birth as I am a certified cheese lover. I like all cheeses in all formats, never met a cheese I didn’t like, etc. In honor of this special day, I flipped through our extensive… read more >>

National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month

Are you a blood donor?  Congratulations, this month is in honor of you! Ever since it was first observed in 1970, January has become National Blood Donor Month.  January was chosen because the winter is historically the most difficult time to get blood donation, mainly due to bad weather, cancelled drives, and seasonal illnesses like… read more >>

New Year, New You – New Skills!

Artificial intelligence. Technology web background. Virtual concept-brain education

Happy New Year! Are you one of the many that has made a New Year’s Resolution? A popular goal many people choose to do is to learn something new.  If you are interested in picking up new skills or crafts, we have many online resources to help you succeed! To make them easy to find, we have… read more >>