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Jun. 12 - The Library with LitYoungstown Receives an NEA Big Read Grant

Mahoning County Will Read ‘Into the Beautiful North’ by Luis Alberto Urrea this Fall   YOUNGSTOWN (June 12, 2019/For Immediate Release) – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) with LitYoungstown received a grant of $15,000 to host the NEA Big Read in Mahoning County.  An initiative of the National Endowment for the… read more >>

Jun. 12 - Realm of the Reptile Replaces Outback Ray at Springfield June 13

Library Program Change – Realm of the Reptile, with Marissa Dubina, replaces Outback Ray in a children’s program performance at Springfield Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 13.  Please join us for ;an exciting program featuring exotic reptiles and more…

Jun. 11 - Friends of the Library June Events

Don’t miss these June events with the Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County! Friends of PLYMC Juneteenth Celebration Please join the East Committee of the Friends of PLYMC, for a Juneteenth Celebration. The program will feature William Blake of YSU. Refreshments be provided by Café Augustine. Families are welcome to attend! East… read more >>

Jun. 8 - WRTA Free Fridays-Take the Bus to the Library!

WRTA is offering free rides on all Fixed Route buses every Friday in June, July and August. It’s their way of saying “thank you” to loyal riders, while also encouraging those who’ve never tried WRTA to learn how easy and convenient it is. Did you know WRTA buses bring many riders to our libraries? Our… read more >>

May. 30 - Elevator at Main Library Entrance Now Operational

YOUNGSTOWN (June 3, 2019/For Immediate Release) – The elevator for disabled patrons located at the entrance to the Main Library, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC), 305 Wick Ave., has been repaired and is operating normally. # # # Previous news release: YOUNGSTOWN (May 30, 2019/For Immediate Release) – The elevator for disabled… read more >>

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