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Dec. 16 - Auditor Notifies Library of Error in Assessment of 2014 Levy

YOUNGSTOWN (December 16, 2019/For Immediate Release) – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County was notified by the Mahoning County Auditor’s office that an error in the assessment of the library’s levy occurred during the 2015-18 tax years.  Auditor Ralph Meacham informed the library that the error, which occurred prior to his term, has… read more >>

Oct. 24 - Congressional Committee Investigating Library E-Book Concerns

YOUNGSTOWN (October 24, 2019/For Immediate Release) – The American Library Association (ALA) is providing information to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee for the committee’s bipartisan investigation of competition in digital markets. This is due to the increasing inability of libraries to purchase digital materials from giants in the publishing industry. Macmillan Publishers recently announced that beginning November 1, 2019, libraries will be able to purchase only one copy… read more >>

Oct. 24 - Campbell Library Update: CLWCC Has February 2020 Planned Opening

With a planned opening in February, 2020, the Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center (CLWCC) will provide resources for the whole child, whole family, and whole community. The Center will house the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Southwoods Health, Eastern Gateway Community College, Stark State Community College, and the Northeast Ohio IMPACT Academy…. read more >>

Oct. 22 - Why I Love My Library – Check Out These Videos!

Why Do You Love Your Library? We Asked – and the Community Answered! We asked people to let us know why they love their library and the response has been amazing! So we started an ongoing project to videotape people from the community who wanted to share their library stories. To launch this project, the Public… read more >>

Oct. 17 - Census Bureau – National Recruiting Week

The U.S. Census Bureau is holding National Recruiting Week the week of October 21. A representative will be at several libraries in the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) system to provide information and assistance. For details on locations of Census representatives in PLYMC libraries, view these PDF files: Main Library October 21… read more >>

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