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Heidi Daniel Named 2015 Ohio Librarian of the Year

YOUNGSTOWN  (June 30, 2015) – Heidi M. Daniel, Executive Director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), was named Ohio Librarian of the Year for 2015 by the Ohio Library Council (OLC), the statewide professional association representing the interests of Ohio’s public libraries, Trustees, Friends and staff members. On learning of the… read more >>

Trustees Discuss Options for New West Library

YOUNGSTOWN (June 11, 2015) — The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County met in regular session today and heard a report from Executive Director Heidi Daniel that the proposed library project in Mill Creek Park appeared to not be feasible and she asked Trustees to consider the option of… read more >>

New Library Cards and Services Remove Barriers

How the Library Got to ‘YES!’ in Innovative New Services YOUNGSTOWN, OH (March 17, 2015) — Since Executive Director Heidi Daniel arrived in town almost three years ago to lead Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), she set about seeing how the Library could best respond to customer requests and get to “yes!”… read more >>

The Board of Trustees Honors the Edward W. Powers Charitable Fund

The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County honors the Edward W. Powers Charitable Fund for a generous donation in his memory of $48,000 for teen programming. With this, the Library Foundation has established the Edward W. Powers Teen Program Fund The Powers Family notes that this fund is special… read more >>

Western Reserve Elementary Students Raise Money for Tri-Lakes Library

May 26, 2015 – Members of the third grade class at Western Reserve Elementary School in Berlin Center, OH, donated $250 to the Tri-Lakes Branch Library Fundraising Campaign. The Tri-Lakes Library, located in North Jackson, is a branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. “It is so heartwarming to see students giving… read more >>