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- PLYMC and Youngstown City Health District to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccinations

  The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is partnering with the Youngstown City Health District to provide free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters at select PLYMC branches. Flu shots will also be available. Those receiving their first COVID-19 shot will receive a $100 gift card provided by the Youngstown City Health District and… read more >>

- Free At-Home Rapid COVID-19 Tests Now Back in Stock at the Library

Free at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits are now back in stock at The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC). Testing kits are intended for the general public and not for business use. Patrons must call the Library at 330-744-8636 to reserve a kit, which then will be available for curbside pick-up. Mahoning County residents… read more >>

- PLYMC Celebrates National Library Card Sign-Up Month

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to promote the power of a library card during the national Library Card Sign-up Month.   “Our library system continues to adapt and develop innovative ways to meet the needs of our community,” said Aimee Fifarek, Executive… read more >>

- Main Library Preparing to Enter the Next Phase of the Renovation Project

The Main Library, located at 305 Wick Ave., is preparing to move into Phase 3 of renovations. On January 3, 2022, the 2nd phase of the construction project on the Main Library will open to the public. The entire 2nd floor will open, including the new computer lab, study rooms, meeting rooms, and Genealogy and Local History. During the continuing construction project, all public services will take… read more >>

- Library Trustees  Set to Meet on Thursday, September 9 

 The Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC), will hold a regularly scheduled board meeting at the Newport Library (and virtually via Zoom) at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 9.

- East Library to Close Through Next Week

East Library, 430 Early Rd., is temporarily closed due to a COVID-19-related staffing shortage and is expected to reopen on Monday, September 13. During the closure, East will be deep cleaned and sanitized.   As a reminder, all Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) staff is required to wear masks, and patrons are… read more >>

- Campbell Library Will Reopen on Tuesday, September 7

Campbell Library Will Reopen on Tuesday, September 7 CAMPBELL (September 2, 2021 / For Immediate Release) – The Campbell branch of The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will reopen to the public with new hours on Tuesday, September 7. The branch, which was closed for a brief summer hiatus, will be open Monday-Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and is located inside the Campbell Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural… read more >>

- Library Trustee Nominating Committee to Meet August 30

The nominating committee of the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC), will meet at 8 a.m. on Monday, August 30,  Canfield Library Meeting Room virtually via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss candidate priorities for current and future Library Board of Trustee vacancies. The meeting will start… read more >>

- Library’s Family Engagement Area Grand Opening Event Set

YOUNGSTOWN (August 11, 2021/For Immediate Release) – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is proud to announce the opening of its Family Engagement Area on Monday, August 16 with an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Main Library, 305 Wick Avenue, Youngstown.   Community members are invited to stop by… read more >>

- Campbell Library Takes Temporary Summer Hiatus, Aug. 14-Sept. 6

CAMPBELL (July 28, 2021 / For Immediate Release) — The Campbell branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County  (PLYMC) will close for a temporary summer hiatus from Saturday, August 14, through Labor Day, Monday, September 6. The library branch is located inside the CLWCC (Campbell Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center), 436… read more >>

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