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Aug. 30 - Literary Society September 26 Event Features Bestselling Author Andrew Gross

Please Note: Main Library will be closed all day on Thurs., Sept. 26, to prepare for this event. YOUNGSTOWN (August 16, 2019/For Immediate Release) – Make your reservation for the 16th Literary Society event at the Main Library, 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown, on Thursday, Sept. 26.  This year’s event features Andrew Gross, New York Times and internationally… read more >>

Aug. 19 - Compass Experiment Meet-Ups at Libraries

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is pleased to be hosting The Compass Experiment news project community meet-ups in two of the system’s libraries. Aimee Fifarek, Executive Director of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, noted, “The Library is pleased to host the Compass Experiment for community discussion. This project directly… read more >>

Aug. 6 - PLYMC Librarian Pamela Brockway Chosen by Ohio Library Council for Diana Vescelius Emerging Leader Award

COLUMBUS, OH (August 6, 2019 / For Immediate Release) — Pamela Brockway, Early Learning Team Leader at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), has been chosen to receive the Diana Vescelius Emerging Leader Award from the Ohio Library Council (OLC) in Columbus. The OLC notes: “The Diana Vescelius Emerging Leader Award recognizes Ohio’s library… read more >>

Jul. 10 - Thursday’s Barn Yard Petting Zoo at Boardman Library Has Been Postponed

YOUNGSTOWN (July 10, 2019 For Immediate Release) – Due to the current forecast of thunderstorms for Thursday afternoon, the Boardman Library’s Barn Yard Petting Zoo scheduled for Thursday, July 11 from 5 to 8 p.m., has been postponed. The event has been rescheduled for October 11, from 2:00-5:00 pm.  The scheduled carnival games for Thursday… read more >>

Jun. 28 - Library Sets Sale of Surplus Items at Newport Branch July 18-19

YOUNGSTOWN (Friday, June 28, 2019/For Immediate Release) — Surplus items form the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will be offered to the public for sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thurs., July 18, to Fri., July 19, at the Newport Library, 3730 Market St., Youngstown. Surplus items include: office chairs, metal and wood… read more >>

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