Janet-Loew-plymcPlease direct all media inquiries to:

Library Spokesperson, Communications & Public Relations Director

phone: 330.740.6088 (direct line) or 330.744.8636, ext. 51620

Click here for our Monthly Programs News Release »


Program Correction: The Great Escape is July 21

PLEASE NOTE: The Great Escape program for teens and adults at the Canfield Library is scheduled for 6 p.m., Thurs., July 21. An error in the Library’s Happenings newsletter lists the program as June 21. Please note that the correct date is July 21. THE GREAT ESCAPE Do you have what it takes to solve a… read more >>

Michael Kusalaba Branch Preview

Library to Offer a Preview of Designs for  the New Michael Kusalaba Branch June 9 AUSTINTOWN (June 1, 2016 / For Immediate Release) – The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will give the public a preview of designs for the new Michael Kusalaba Branch Library, which will take the place of the current… read more >>

Trustee meeting 6-9-16

Library Trustee Meeting set for June 9 AUSTINTOWN (May 31, 2016/For Immediate Release) – The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, in the meeting room of the Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Rd. Building and Sites Committee… read more >>

Library Receives $2,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Summer Literacy

YOUNGSTOWN, OH (May 31, 2016) – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County a $2,000 grant to support Summer Discovery, the Library’s summer literacy program for children, teens and adults.  This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools,… read more >>

Sale of Surplus Items and Books, Plus a Farewell to West Library Fundraiser

The current West Library, 2815 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, has closed in preparation for the construction of the new Michael Kusalaba Branch on that same site. But before we bring down the house, we will offer the public several more opportunities to come into that building – for a sale of books and surplus goods and a… read more >>