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Jan. 10 – Ribbon-Cutting for Pressed Coffee Bar and Eatery in Poland Library

Pressed Coffee Bar and Eatery, in the Poland Library, 311 S. Main St., Poland, OH, was honored at a ribbon-cutting ceremony by the The Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber. Frank Tuscano and Pamela VonBergen added the Poland Library location on October 29. They also operate Pressed Coffee Bar and Eatery on the Youngstown State University campus, which opened… read more >>

Jan. 9-Area Artists Can Submit Artwork to the Power of the Arts for ‘Go Art’ Project

The Library is Participating and Will Host a Reception this Spring The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is participating in the Power of the Arts “Go Art! Project, in which local area artists can submit artwork representing any of the participating nonprofit organizations. And that artwork will be displayed on WRTA buses. The… read more >>

Jan. 3-Library Receives ‘Mental Health First Aid’ Grant

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) has received a grant for $4,999 for Mental Health First Aid training. The grant is from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and awarded by the State Library of Ohio, under the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). With this grant, Library employees… read more >>

Dec. 28-Donation of Children’s Books from Brownstone Book Fund

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) has received a gift of 100 new children’s books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers. The books were a donation from the Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City, interested in fostering early reading and a love of books and encouraging parents and… read more >>

Dec. 14-Library Trustees Move Forward on Renovation of Main Library

Will Advertise for Bids for Architectural Design YOUNGSTOWN (December 14, 2018/For Immediate Release) – The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) moved forward on the Main Library Renovation Project by voting to advertise for bids for architectural services using a qualifications-based process. Trustees unanimously approved a motion authorizing… read more >>

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