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May. 22 - Library Hires Community Support Specialist

YOUNGSTOWN (May 21, 2019/For immediate release) – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) has hired Shari Buchmann as the new Community Support Specialist, a part-time position that will enable the Library to better serve patrons with needs in social service and mental health areas. The new position is part of a $27,600… read more >>

May. 22 - Library Fundraiser, Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy, Set for June 5 at Lake Club

POLAND (May 16, 2019/For Immediate Release) –Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy, an annual fundraiser for the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), is set for 6 p.m., Wed., June 5, at the Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Rd. This event benefits Library Foundation funds: The Carol A. Bacon Literary Society Fund and… read more >>

May. 14 - Spring Tea by Canfield Friends is May 19

The Friends of the Library Canfield Committee will host a Spring Tea in the Canfield Library meeting room at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. The event features James McClellan, vocalist, and Tyler Guerrieri, guitarist, presenting “Two on a Song,” a selection of pop, standards, and show tunes. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are… read more >>

Apr. 26 - Trustees Select Main Renovation Architect – News Release and Q & A Information

Q and A – Information on the Architect Selection for the Main Library Renovation The Library Board of Trustees would like to provide additional information on the selection of the architect for the Main Library renovation to clarify the process used, in light of interest from the public. More information can be found in the… read more >>

Apr. 26 - Library to Seek Renewal Levy

YOUNGSTOWN (April 25, 2019) — The Library Board of Trustees voted on a resolution to ask the Mahoning County Commissioners to place on the November ballot a 2.4-mill five-year renewal operating levy. This renewal would replace the current 2.4-mill levy set to expire at the end of 2019. The last levy passed with community support… read more >>

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