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- PLYMC Celebrates National Library Week

YOUNGSTOWN – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is celebrating National Library Week, April 3-9, 2022, and invites everyone in the community to connect with us during this time. National Library Week celebrates the contributions of the nation’s libraries and library workers and promotes the use and support of public libraries. National Library Week has… read more >>

- Library Trustees to Meet Tuesday, March 29

YOUNGSTOWN—The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC)’s Board of Trustees Service and Personnel Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 29 in Main Library’s Meeting Room and virtually via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss union-related issues.  The entire meeting will be in executive session.

- PLYMC and the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown Partner to Host Ohio Primary Debate Watch Parties

YOUNGSTOWN – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) and the League of Women Voters of Greater Youngstown (LWVGY) are partnering to host watch parties for the upcoming Ohio gubernatorial and U.S. Senate primary debates. To encourage active and informed participation in the voting process, non-partisan representatives from LWVGY will explain the debate… read more >>

- Library Trustees Welcome Mary Lou Reyes as Newest Member

March 15, 2022 YOUNGSTOWN—The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) voted to approve Mary Lou Reyes as the newest member of the Board during a special meeting on Monday. Reyes was appointed to the seat left vacant by Richard Atkinson, who retired from the Board in February. Reyes… read more >>

- Library Trustees to Meet Monday, March 14

YOUNGSTOWN—A special meeting of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC)’s Board of Trustees is scheduled for Monday, March 14 in Main Library’s Meeting Room and virtually via Zoom at 4:00 p.m. The Executive Committee will meet immediately after the special meeting.     The purpose of the special Board meeting is to nominate a… read more >>

- Struthers Library to Remain Closed on Wednesday Due to Local Power Outage

   YOUNGSTOWN–Struthers Library, 95 Poland Ave, Struthers, will remain closed on Wednesday, March 9, due to a power outage in the area. The Library closed on Monday, March 7, due to a power outage in the area and expected to be able to reopen on Wednesday, March 9. However, power crews have informed the Library… read more >>

- Struthers Library Temporarily Closing Due to Local Power Outage

YOUNGSTOWN–Struthers Library, 95 Poland Ave, Struthers, will close effective immediately and remain closed on Tuesday, March 8, due to a power outage in the area. Power crews are currently working to resolve the issue, and the Library expects to be able to reopen on Wednesday, March 9. Patrons can always use the Library’s website for… read more >>

- Library Trustee Nominating Committee to Meet Monday, March 7

Library Trustee Nominating Committee to Meet Monday, March 7   YOUNGSTOWN—The Nominating Committee of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC)’s Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 7 in Main Library’s Meeting Room and virtually via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a potential nominee for… read more >>

- PLYMC Receives $100,000 from The Schmutz Family Foundation

YOUNGSTOWN – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) recently received a $100,000 donation from The Schmutz Family Foundation for the restoration of Main Library’s Grand Reading Room. [From left-right: Back row: Aimee Fifarek, Judy and Reid Schmutz, and Debbie Liptak. Front row: Eddie, Charlie, Mallory, and Ali Maughan] “This wonderful donation from… read more >>

- PLYMC Rolls Out iPad Rental Program

YOUNGSTOWN – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) continues its work to bridge the digital divide in the Valley by rolling out its free iPad rental program. Starting this afternoon, patrons can reserve a free iPad to take home, which will be available for pick-up next week. “We know that many in our community… read more >>