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JANET S. LOEW,
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Library Now Offering Two New Services ‘Playaway Launchpads’ Learning Tablets, Plus Magazines, Newspapers through Overdrive

YOUNGSTOWN (November 3, 2015) – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is offering two new services to library cardholders: Playaway Launchpad learning tablets for children are available for checkout on PLYMC adult full-service Library Cards at Main Library and the Austintown, Canfield, Boardman, Newport and Poland branches, and downloadable magazines and newspapers… read more >>

Smart Money Program at Main Library: ‘Understanding Credit Reports and Credit Scores’

YOUNGSTOWN (November 2, 2015/For Immediate Release) – Do you know the importance of taking charge of your credit identity? “Understanding Credit Reports and Credit Scores,” a workshop presented by Apprisen, will help. The program is scheduled for Main Library, at 4 p.m., Thursday, November 17. Participants will learn to access their personal credit report and… read more >>

Boardman Library will Reopen Wednesday, October 21, but Renovation Continues

BOARDMAN (October 19, 2015) – The Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave., will reopen for public use at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21, as work at the front of the building is complete, but Phase II of the renovation project continues. Patrons entering the library will notice many changes, but should be advised that the… read more >>

Youngstown Foundation’s Michael Kusalaba Fund Donates to Library for Branch on West Side

YOUNGSTOWN (October 9, 2015) – The Youngstown Foundation today announced a donation of $1.68 million to the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County on behalf of The Michael Kusalaba Fund. The donation was specified for a library on the West Side, which will be named in his memory. Youngstown Foundation Executive Director Jan Strasfeld… read more >>

Trustee committee meets about naming rights

Library Trustee Development Committee to Meet YOUNGSTOWN (October 5, 2015/For Immediate Release) – The Development Committee of the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, will meet at 8:30 a.m., Friday, October 9, in the meeting room of Main Library, 305 Wick Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to review and… read more >>