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Plant the Seed to Read Children’s Book Festival: Reading Rocks! Event is Saturday, April 14

YOUNGSTOWN (March 13, 2018) — Celebrate reading at the 12th “Plant the Seed to Read” Children’s Book Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks. This year’s event – “Reading Rocks!” – promises to be fun with authors and illustrators, storytellers and readers, giveaways and… read more >>

Staff Training Set at Four Libraries; Library Hours Adjusted for the Training Period

YOUNGSTOWN (Feb. 8, 2018/For Immediate Release) – Hours will be adjusted on four days at four libraries in the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County system to accommodate half-day staff training sessions. Newport Library will be closed 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 13. Newport will be open to the public from… read more >>

Poland Library Closed Tues., Feb. 27; Water Service Interrupted

POLAND (Feb. 26, 2018/For Immediate Release) – The Poland Library will be closed for the day on Tuesday, February 27. The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County was notified by Aqua Ohio to expect water service interruption on Tuesday as they make repairs in the area. Kravitz Deli and Friends Bookstore located in the Poland… read more >>

Austintown Friends of the Library to Meet February 26

AUSTINTOWN (February 16, 2018 / For Immediate Release) — The Austintown Friends of the Library will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 26, in the meeting room of the Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Road. Attendees will hear Kalea Hall, business reporter for The Vindicator, share experiences of her trip to Cuba during the… read more >>

A Valentine’s Day Gift to the Community – Michael Kusalaba Branch Opens to the Public

Learn More About the MICHAEL KUSALABA PROJECT » If you love your library, you’ll love that the new Michael Kusalaba Branch will open its doors to the public for the first time at 10 a.m. on Wed., Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. When:   Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 Time:   10 a.m. Location:  2815 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, OH… read more >>

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