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   Please direct all media inquiries to:

JANET S. LOEW
Library Spokesperson, Strategic Communications Officer
and Government Relations Liaison
email: jloew@libraryvisit.org
phone: 330-744-8636
cell: 330-509-0548

 

- Sale of Surplus Item, Books at Newport Library May 17-19

YOUNGSTOWN (April 26, 2021/For Immediate Release) — Surplus items from the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) will be offered to the public for sale from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Mon., May 17; Tues., May 18; and Wed., May 19, at the Newport Library, 3730 Market St. The Friends of PLYMC will also hold… read more >>

- Trustee Personnel Committee Meets 4-29-21

YOUNGSTOWN (April 22, 2021/For Immediate Release) – The Services and Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC), will hold a meeting virtually via Zoom at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 29. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Library Executive Director’s employment contract, which will… read more >>

- YSU Virtual Career Fair April 28 – Watch at the Library

The Library is partnering with Youngstown State University’s Workforce Center’s Virtual Career Fair. The Fair on Wed., April 28, will showcase the Valley’s newest employer Ultium Cells LLC (General Motors and LG Chem’s newest joint venture). Join Ultium Cells leaders, hiring managers and employees at the virtual fair, where you can explore, connect and discover the new… read more >>

- COVID Test Kits Available

Public Library of Youngstown at Mahoning County  330-744-8636 Mahoning County Public Health contact information:   MCPH PIO Team, 330-270-2855, ext. 109 Mahoning County Public Health Offers Free, At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits, Available at Libraries YOUNGSTOWN (March 25, 2021 / For Immediate Release) -The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) will be pickup locations for free COVID-19 home testing… read more >>

- Certified Copies of Marriage Licenses Available

Certified Copies of Mahoning County Marriage Licenses Available at Main Library, Brownlee Woods and Struthers Branches  Three libraries in the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) system will be able to provide certified copies of Mahoning County marriage licenses: Main Library and the Brownlee Woods and Struthers branches.  These may be needed for… read more >>

- Prepare for Important Tests with Mometrix eLibrary

Preparing for an important test? Did you know that on the Library’s website, LibraryVisit.org, you can get unlimited access to test preparation materials for over 1,000 different standardized exams? Access study guides and practice questions for exams including the GED, SAT, ACT, TEAS, HESI, Praxis, TOEFL, career and technical certification. Click on this link:  https://www.libraryvisit.org/research/online-resources/… read more >>

- Celebrate Library Week! And See How We Did in 2020

Libraries all across Ohio are talking with our legislators during this week, April 4-10, which is National Library Week and a week set aside by the Ohio Library Council as Ohio Library Week, to spread the word about all that your libraries do for you! Despite the challenges we all faced in 2020, libraries were… read more >>

- National Library Week/Ohio Library Week April 4-10

Remember to visit your library in April to celebrate National Library Week designated by the American Library Association for April 4-21, 2021. This year’s theme is: “Welcome to Your Library!” Natalie Portman, Academy Award-winning actress, director, producer, author, and activist is the honorary chair of National Library Week 2021.  A lifelong fan of books, Portman is an… read more >>

- Take Survey on Internet Access Through March 31

The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments is conducting a Regional Broadband Feasibility Study to evaluate Broadband Internet Service throughout Ashtabula, Trumbull, and Mahoning Counties. Your feedback will help the project team better understand the specific broadband needs in your community. At the Library, we recognize the importance of connecting people with the information they need… read more >>

- Trustee committee to meet April 1

YOUNGSTOWN (March 29 2021/For Immediate Release) – The Services and Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will hold a meeting virtually via Zoom at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 1. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Executive Director’s employment contract, which will be done… read more >>

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