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West Branch Local Schools Wins State Library of Ohio 2015 Teen Video Challenge

NEWS FROM THE STATE LIBRARY OF OHIO: The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) has announced the winners of the 2015 Teen Video Challenge. The Teen Video Challenge is a national competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public library’s summer reading program. Winning videos are selected at the state level. This video… read more >>

Public Can Learn More about Proposed Renovations of Boardman Library at April 20 Event

The public is invited to a walking tour and presentation of proposed renovations to the Boardman Library at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20, at the Boardman Library. During this presentation, architects from Olsavsky Jaminet Architects, Inc. take participants through the library and explain proposed renovations. There will also be time for questions and comments… read more >>

Library Trustees Honor Centofanti Donation, appoint 2 new members

YOUNGSTOWN (January 22, 2015) – At their meeting today, the Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County honored The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation for their generous donation of $200,000 to the capital campaign for the new Canfield Library. The foundation made the donation October 23, 2014, and is… read more >>

The Library Foundation establishes the Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund

At their December meeting, the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, approved establishing the Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund, named in honor of Martha Muransky (1923 – 2013). The fund was started with $13,035 donated in memory after Mrs. Muransky’s passing in April and will be used to support Children’s Summer… read more >>

Library Trustees Approve Strategic Plan and New Fund for Teen Programming

BOARDMAN (June 12, 2014) – Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County approved the My Library 2020 Strategic Plan at a regular session tonight. The plan was drafted from conversations and input with community members, library staff and trustees, plus data gathered by the Youngstown State University Center for Urban and Regional… read more >>